UCSF Global Health Sciences (GHS) is dedicated to improving health and reducing the burden of disease in the world's most vulnerable populations. It integrates UCSF expertise in all of the health, social, and biological sciences, and focuses that expertise on pressing issues in global Health. GHS works with partners in countries throughout the world to achieve these aims.
Founded in 2003 by Haile Debas, MD, GHS is composed of an innovative team of educators, researchers and healthcare professionals working in California and around the world to train global health leaders and build sustainable solutions to improve health and eliminate disease.
Under the direction of Jaime Sepulveda, and reporting directly to Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, GHS underscores UCSF’s commitment to global health and to the care of vulnerable populations at home and throughout the world.