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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.
    Accepting applications now!
  • Apply for Fellows

    Apply for Fellows

    Will you be a 2022 Sparkman Fellow? Apply by April 17th!

    Applications are open for the 2022-2023 cohort of Sparkman Fellows, who 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, 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.
  • Global Health Case Competition

    Global Health Case Competition

    Congratulations to winners of the 2022 Global Health Case Competition:

    Read the full case, see who won, & watch the final round presentations.
  • 2022 Pilot Projects

    2022 Pilot Projects

    2022 Pilot Projects:

    Applications are under review for the next cohort of global health pilot project awardees.

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    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

What does it mean to become a Sparkman Fellow?
Read more about the program.

Aga Khan University is accepting applications for on-site summer interns. Open to undergraduate & graduate students. Visit their website for more information

Register to attend spring global health events! Miss one you were interested in? You can watch recordings on youtube. Read more

Interested in more global health resources?
Check them out!

GHS Certificate Alumna shares how her nonprofit pivoted during COVID and her first-year lessons
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Laboratory for Global Health Observation

Research center with a primary focus on medical and health-based applications for satellite remote sensing. Two courses are offered to learn the basic principles and applications of this exciting technology.

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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