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    Integrated Network of Scholars in Global Health Research Training

    The purpose of this Fogarty program is to provide mentored global health research training opportunities in LMICs for pre-and post-doctoral candidates from the U.S. and LMICs.
    Congratulations to the 2022 cohort!
  • Congrats to Fellows

    Congrats to Fellows

    Congratulations to the new cohort of students named as 2022 Sparkman Fellows!

    These students will spend a year engaging in 1:1 mentorship with a Sparkman Scholar faculty member.
  • Virtual Office Hours

    Virtual Office Hours

    Got a question about one of our programs?

    Join office hours virtually or in-person, starting the first week of September, and conituning through the fall semester. Office hours are offered virtually Tuesday 12-2, hybrid Wednesdays 9:30-11, and Thursdays in-person 12-2.

  • 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.
  • 2022 Pilot Projects

    2022 Pilot Projects

    2022 Pilot Projects

    Congratulations to the 2022 Pilot Project Awardees! Read more about the projects here.

  • 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

Applications for Sparkman summer internships are open! Internships will be offered to six students at four different international locations. Applications are due February 1st, 2023. Read more about each site, and apply here!

Interested in getting more involved with Global Health at UAB? Join GHIG (Global Health Interest Group), a student organization that aims to raise awareness about global health issues and inspire students to take action. Complete the interest form, today!

The Sparkman Center 2021 Annual Report is live!
Browse through our biggest accomplishments of 2021!

Register to attend Spring global health events! Miss one you are interested in? You can watch all past recordings on youtube. Read more

Congratulations to our 2022-2023 Sparkman Fellows! What does it mean to become a Sparkman Fellow?
Read more about the program.

Interested in more global health resources?
Check them out!

Explore the Sparkman Center

Explore the Sparkman Center

Read more about our 40+ year history and our vision, mission, values & goals for the future
Meet Sparkman Center Staff and other groups that work with us like Faculty Scholars, student Fellows, or student organizations focused on global health.
Discover how you can incorporate global health into your studies with the graduate certificate for global health or field courses.
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


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