It is an exciting time to be involved in global health as the multifaceted and cross disciplinary nature of achieving health and well- being is gaining appreciation and understanding. The ODU Center for Global Health will prepare leaders in global health who are prepared to bring together the people and resources needed to build sustainable, interprofessional initiatives to address pressing local, national and international problems.
The Center for Global Health compliments ODUs academic, research, and community mission while providing an expanded vision of improving health and the advancement of human potential. - Larry L. Boyles, Board of Advisors, College of Health Sciences
The Old Dominion University Center for Global Health continues to establish a strong local and international presence in 2014 with a new director and spate of "big picture" programming.
Dr. Muge Akpinar-Elci joined ODU in September 2013 and was appointed director of the center a month later. She now leads a burgeoning initiative within the College of Health Sciences that encourages an interdisciplinary approach in addressing global health issues at home and abroad. more