Research at the Global Health Institute

The Global Health Institute encourages and supports interactions among faculty and students at UGA and beyond. Our faculty are engaged in diverse research projects in many different regions and countries throughout the world, including Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, and North America.

These projects cover the topics of tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, Zika, Ebola, maternal and child health, birth defects, environmental exposures and cancer, mental health, alcohol and other substance use, traffic accidents and safety, and the effects of and responses to natural disasters. Researchers are funded through federal, state, and foundation grants.