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  • 2022 Pilot Projects

    2022 Pilot Projects

    2022 Pilot Projects:

    Deadline for concept proposal submission
    extended to February 15th!


    UAB faculty and fellows with advanced degrees (MD, PhD, DrPH, etc.) are eligible to apply. We anticipate funding 2-3 projects of up to $20,000 each for the 2022 cycle.
  • Funding opportunities

    Funding opportunities

    Three Travel Scholarships for Students now Open:

    Check out summer global health internship (deadline 1/28), the Moses Sinkala Travel Award (deadline 2/17), and the SOPH Global Health Foreign Travel Award (rolling deadline) for details.
  • SIFAT

    SIFAT

    SIFAT Field Training in
    Global Health


    Learn alongside UAB students and partners and community trainers from around the world in this hands-on 6 credit hour Maymester field course.

    Deadline to apply through Education Abroad is February 1st.
  • Global Health Case Competition

    Global Health Case Competition

    Global Health
    Case Competition:


    Wondering what a GHCC is all about? You can watch the top 3 teams present during the final round Saturday, January 29th at 1:30pm
  • Virtual Office Hours

    Virtual Office Hours

    Got a question about one of our programs?

    Join virtual office hours, happening every week of class during Spring semester.

  • Peace Corps Prep

    Peace Corps Prep

    Peace Corps Prep Certificate Program:

    Learn how to prepare yourself to be the best Peace Corps Volunteer you can be!

    This program is open to all UAB undergraduate students interested in international development work.
  • Newsletter

    Newsletter

    Want to stay in touch?

    Sign up for our monthly newsletter for updates on events, opportunities, and global health news from the UAB community and beyond.

  • GHS Certificate

    GHS Certificate

    Graduate Certificate in Global Health:

    A transdisciplinary program designed for students interested in understanding contemporary health challenges and how they might best be solved to improve health and health equity worldwide!

    This program is open to working professionals, UAB graduate, doctoral and professional students, and select UAB undergraduate students.

Latest News

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Apply for summer global health internships! Due Jan 28th
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Register to attend spring global health events! Miss one you were interested in? You can watch recordings on youtube
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This summer, UAB researchers (like our director Dr. Janet Turan) led — and participated in — a first-of-its-kind “crash course” to bring more investigators into the field of stigma research.
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GHS Certificate Alumna shares how her nonprofit pivoted during COVID and her first-year lessons
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Honoring the Life of George Owino
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Explore the Sparkman Center

About
About
Read more about our 40+ year history and our vision, mission, values & goals for the future
People
People
Meet Sparkman Center Staff and other groups that work with us like Faculty Scholars, student Fellows, or student organizations focused on global health.
Academics
Academics
Discover how you can incorporate global health into your studies with the graduate certificate for global health or field courses.
Funding
Funding
Funding opportunities include travel scholarships for students, Pilot Project grant funding for UAB Faculty and the Coverdell Scholarship for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers
Case Competitions
Case Competitions
All the information you need to do your best in the next Global Health Case Competition
Partners & Research
Partners & Research
Explore the organizations we partner with across the globe and outputs from global health research and activities

Upcoming Events

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