Whether you want to pursue a fully-focused global health major, supplement your coursework with the minor, or immerse yourself in a global health research experience, Duke undergraduates have the global health world at their fingertips.

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DGHI Student Council

The Student Council works with DGHI leadership to guide student programs and engagement. Members of the Student Council represent all students enrolled in full-time academic programs at Duke, including undergraduate, graduate and professional schools.

The Student Council:

  • Communicates student interests in global health
  • Reviews and advises on the Institute’s activities
  • Participates, as appropriate, in the work of the Institute to ensure that DGHI programs meet the needs of the student body
  • Represents the Council on the Executive Committee and other DGHI working groups

Email gh-education@duke.edu for an application.

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Duke Partnership for Service (dPS) and Global Health Week

Duke Partnership for Service (dPS) is the governance organization for over 65 student service and social action groups. Since 2008, members of dPS have coordinated the annual Global Health Week. The event features over 20 organizations and various activities educating and engaging the Duke community in global health.


Global Health Majors Union

The mission of Duke Global Health Majors Union is to bring together Global Health undergraduate students with peers, faculty, professionals, and graduate-level students in a variety of disciplines. This organization will act as a liaison between the Duke Global Health Institute and undergraduate students, and provide resources and mentorship for those interested in pursuing Global Health study, research, service, and jobs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. The group will also feature dialogues, gatherings, and presentations to foster conversation related to interdisciplinary health issues. Join the Facebook page or DukeGroup for more information.