• 2020 Graduation Slide

    Congratulations to the 92 GHHP Graduates this year!

  • HSPH Site Visit

    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Site Visit

    GHHP students attended a class, met with admissions, and spoke with graduate students at HSPH

  • cookie decorating

    Global Health Cookie Decorating Study Break

    Students took a break from studying to decorate homemade cookies at the GHHP Office!

  • 2019 Fall Reflections Workshop

    Fall Reflections Workshop

    HGHI Summer Undergraduate Fellows reflect on their international research and internship experiences

  • GHHP 50 Dinner

    GHHP 50 Dinner

    Student and faculty dinner at the Harvard Global Health Institute

  • World Health Assembly

    World Health Assembly

    HGHI Summer Fellows Malia Ellington, JingJing Zhu, and Danielle Etzel at the 2018 World Health Assembly

  • Sastry Dinner 2018

    HGHI Fellows in DC

    Summer Fellows in DC enjoy dinner with Dr. David Cutler, Christy Colburn, and their supporters.

  • SURGH Summer 2018

    Summer Undergraduate Research in Global Health (SURGH) Fellows

    HGHI's 2018 SURGH Fellows at the final seminar of the summer with Dr. Ashish Jha and SURGH Program Coordinators

  • Lauren Elson Poster

    SURGH Poster Presentation

    Lauren Elson (left) presents her poster to Mia Bladin (right)

  • InterAmerican Center for Global Health (CISG)

    Natalie Yang, HGHI Intern at the InterAmerican Center for Global Health in Costa Rica

    Natalie volunteering with Hands For Health collecting data on oral health perceptions and playing with children in the community

About GHHP

Advising Appointments

GHHP advisors offer virtual advising appointments on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Please click here to sign up for a time slot, and be sure to include your FIRST and LAST name. Christy Colburn advises on both GHHP issues and HGHI summer internships, and Debbie Whitney advises on GHHP issues only; be sure to choose the appropriate person when you sign up.  If you are unavailable for any of the listed slots due to a time zone difference, please email Christy directly (christy_colburn@harvard.edu) and suggest some alternate dates/times.

Summer Opportunities Advising

If you're interested in discussing summer funding, research, or internships, Emily has virtual office hours for Harvard undergraduates on Wednesdays from 2:30-5pm EST. You can sign up for a 30-minute time slot here. Drop-in internship advising is also available on the followingThursdays: January 21st, January 28th, and February 4th from 10am-12pm EST, which you don't need to sign up for in advance. You can join here.

Note: If you have questions regarding the GHHP Secondary Field, please sign up for an advising appointment with Debbie or Christy.


Apply to be a Global Health Ambassador

January 6, 2021

The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) is excited to announce that applications are now open to join the Global Health Ambassadors Program! Global Health Ambassadors connect students with HGHI’s programs and services, communicate student needs back to HGHI, and promote global health engagement across campus through university-wide programming. We are currently recruiting ambassadors who will comprise the HGHI Student Advisory Committee (SAC) in 2021. This is a year-long volunteer position open to students of all concentrations and global health backgrounds! Applications are due next Monday, January 11th. You can learn more about the roles and responsibilities of ambassadors and apply here. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the HGHI Co-Presidents at hghi.studentadvisory@gmail.com.

Ambassador Flyer

Global Health C.A.P. (Communications, Advocacy, Policy) Wintersession Program on 1/12

January 4, 2021

Interested in global health? Curious about how to engage in health advocacy and policy? If so, join the Harvard Global Health Institute and Partners in Health Engage for the inaugural Global Health C.A.P. (Communications, Advocacy, Policy) Wintersession Program on Tuesday, January 12, 1-5 pm (EST). Harvard undergraduates can register here by January 8 at 11:59 pm: https://tinyurl.com/CAPregistration21.


This program will feature an interactive workshop where you will learn skills in health communication, advocacy, and community organizing. Afterwards, you will get the chance to apply those skills in teams and prepare an advocacy pitch about a global health issue of your choice. Your job will be to convince the audience ("policymakers") about the importance of your cause. Winning teams will receive prizes! If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to globalhealthCAP@gmail.com.


CAP Program Flyer

Summer Internship & Research Program Info Session & Application Workshop

December 8, 2020

Every summer, the Harvard Global Health Institute offers fully-funded summer research and internship positions for returning Harvard undergraduates. Internship are 10-weeks long from June to August and come with a stipend. If you’re interested in learning more, come to the Info Session and Application workshop next Tuesday, December 8th from 3-4pm. You’ll have the chance to learn about the opportunities, discuss the application process with members of the selection committee, and chat with former interns about their experiences. More details are available in the flyer, and you can get the zoom link here. We hope to see you next Tuesday!

Info Session

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