CHW partners with an array of University departments, programs and initiatives in the areas of research, teaching, policy, co-curricular events and activities, and opportunities for hands-on learning.
The Global Health Initiative generates the scholarship fundamental to health improvements, and educates students who will become leaders in the fields of health and health care. Its defining elements are a cross-disciplinary approach, hands-on field research, and a focus on the policy dimensions of global health.
The Health Grand Challenge (HGC), established in 2007 as part of the University’s Grand Challenges Program and administered by CHW, is an integrated research and teaching program that seeks solutions to the pressing problems posed by infectious disease around the globe.
The State Health Reform Assistance Network (State Network) is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded program dedicated to providing technical assistance to states in order to maximize health insurance coverage gains made possible by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Housed within CHW, the program is focused on providing states technical assistance on implementing the coverage provisions of the ACA.
State Health and Value Strategies (SHVS) is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded program committed to providing technical assistance to support state efforts to enhance the quality and value of health care by improving population health and reforming the delivery of health care services. Housed within CHW, SHVS connects states with experts and their peers to develop tools to undertake new reform initiatives.
CHW supports multidisciplinary research projects on the multiple aspects of health and wellbeing. Primary research partners include: Bendheim-Thoman Center for Research on Child Wellbeing, Office of Population Research and Research Program in Development Studies.