Welcome to the Home of the SUNY Global Health Institute!

The SUNY Global Health Institute (GHI) Mission:

Provide a mechanism for global health programs at the SUNY Academic Health Centers and system-wide universities and college campuses that will foster collaboration and innovation in education, training and research initiatives with international partners and regional corporate and economic leaders.

The SUNY GHI Goals include:

  • Develop inter-campus mechanisms for global health education that increase access and participation by SUNY students, faculty and staff.
  • Conduct innovative global health research that promotes collaboration among faculty initiatives across SUNY campuses.
  • Utilize an integrated approach for educational programs and research cores to increase competitiveness for funding from state, federal, and international funding agencies and philanthropic organizations.
  • Develop an educational services and consultative mechanism for resource limited countries to access SUNY faculty and staff with expertise in clinical education and research program development.

The SUNY GHI Organization:

The SUNY GHI co-directors are Jack DeHovitz, MD, MPH (Downstate Medical Center) and Gene D. Morse, PharmD (University at Buffalo).

The GHI includes: SUNY University at Albany, SUNY Binghamton University, SUNY University at Buffalo, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, SUNY Stony Brook University, SUNY Upstate Medical University, SUNY College of Optometry, and SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

For full GHI organization see chart on our About us page.