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About Us

Institue for global health

The Institute for Global Health and Translational Science is a research center focused on diseases of the developing world. It incorporates the efforts and programs of both basic science researchers and clinical investigators across the entire continuum of translational research. This Center has partnerships with industry, academic institutions, and philanthropists; raises research funds; conducts novel research and develops new diagnostics, drugs, and vaccines.


Our Clinical Research team consist of experienced Clinical Research Coordinators, who work closely with our investigators in carrying out multiple clinical trials. We focus on supporting basic and translational research opportunities around the world, such as in Ecuador, Kenya, Thailand and Grenada.


Our Values

Promote healthcare services and research while maintaining the following standards:

  • The right of all people to enjoy the best health possible while maintaining their dignity.
  • Global access to health care.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the conditions that affect health globally.
  • Provide an integrated approach to health in teaching, research, and practice.
  • Foster an environment of critical thinking, reciprocity in teaching and learning.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards, transparency, integrity and generosity.

Research Focus

The focus of the Center is development of animal models, drugs, diagnostics and vaccines for global health diseases and emerging pathogens. The translational research continuum includes discovery research, pre-clinical laboratory studies, animal studies and regulated human use trials.

Our Goals

  • Increase understanding of global health issues locally as well as the broader national and international community.
  • Generate a new fund of knowledge regarding global health issues.
  • Effect positive impacts on the current state of global health, working with national and international partnerships.
  • Impact multiple levels of health care professionals, such as Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists.