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 coverage expansion under the Affordable Care Act. Housed within CHW, the State Network provides technical assistance in ten states.
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.