• 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 office hours on Wednesdays from 2:30-4:30. You can sign up for a time slot here. Due to COVID-19, all meetings will be virtual.

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


Global Health & Innovation Conference

September 15, 2020
The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) has limited funding available for Harvard undergraduate students to attend the 2021 Global Health & Innovation Conference, a virtual event from April 8-11th, 2021. The conference provides students with an opportunity to learn from leaders and practitioners in the fields of global health, social entrepreneurship, international development, and healthcare. If you are interested in receiving a free spot at the conference through HGHI, please enter the lottery here by Thursday, September 24th. You will be notified in late September/early October if you were selected. Please only enter the lottery if you are able to commit to attending the conference from April 8-11, 2021.

Global Health Research & Project Showcase

September 10, 2020

The Harvard Global Health Institute's Undergraduate Fellow Showcase is coming up next Wednesday, September 16th from 5:00-6:30pm. Zoom in to learn about some of the fantastic global health research and projects that HGHI's Summer Undergraduate fellows have been working on. You can read more about the fellows and their projects here.

  • Time: Wednesday, September 16th 5:00-6:30pm EST
  • Location: Over zoom
  • Register here to receive the zoom link.

Showcase Flyer

Public Service, Social Impact, & Education Internship Search Orientation

September 3, 2020

Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Virtual

Thinking about an internship in public service this summer? Wondering what opportunities there are and how to find them? Come to this session and hear from the Office of Career Services (OCS), the Institute of Politics (IOP), the Center for Public Service and Engaged Scholarship, and the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) about the various opportunities available and how to get started in your search. Please register in Crimson Careers to attend.

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