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School of Public Health

Office for Global Programs

Who We Are

The office is aligned with the school's mission, goals, and pillars and places emphasis on developing individuals into public health leaders, exposing students and faculty to global cultures while promoting health and education in diverse communities. 

The office is committed to offering students and faculty the opportunity to participate in immersive experiences that expand their knowledge, develop their research, and formulate diverse worldviews. In collaboration with academic departments, experiences include, but are not limited to: 

  • Faculty and student exchange programs
  • Faculty-led study abroad courses
  • Joint course (in-person and/or using distance technology
  • Applied Practice Experiences 
  • Practicum Capstone 

Questions? Contact the Office for Global Programs

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Marian Passannante, PhD (she/her/hers)

Senior Associate Dean for Educational Program Development and Global Programs; Alpha Eta Chapter Immediate Past President; Professor