To facilitate and provide field-based educational, research, and outreach opportunities for students and professionals from the University of Washington and partnering institutions around the world in areas relating to global health and the environment at the human-environment interface.
About the Center
The Center's target focus is field-based
study of the
human-wildlife-environment interface, the
continuum of human health to environmental
health, on a global scale.
Center has direct collaborative agreements
(MOUs) with institutions and organizations in
various countries that facilitate
educational/research/outreach opportunities for
students and professionals.
The Center complements and supports the
University’s expanding emphasis on international
education and global citizenship; and as such,
functions in something of a supportive role to
the University’s Office of Global Affairs .
.The Center also offers an umbrella unit that other units/departments/programs/individuals with similar interests can partner with, contribute to, etc..