Global Health Office


Director: Shawna O'Hearn
Location: C-241, 5849 University Avenue
  PO Box 15000
  Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2
Phone: (902) 494-1965
Fax: (902) 494-2799

Working through an interprofessional lens, the Global Health Office is committed to training global health leaders who strengthen health systems for vulnerable populations in Canada and abroad. The office prepares students, residents and faculty doing clinical electives, training or research with our international partners as well as leads local and global electives.

  • Events focusing on relevant and timely global health issues are organized through the office including global health rounds, speaker series, conferences.
  • Opportunities to become involved in research and mentorship.
  • A certificate in “Advocates in Global Health”.
  • Annual awards are presented to a student, resident and faculty member who demonstrate leadership in global health
  • Partnerships with organizations strengthen the global reach including CSIH (Canadian Society for International Health), CCGHR (Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research), National Network on MNCH (Maternal, Newborn and Child Health), ACIC (Atlantic Council for International Cooperation), GHEC (Global Health Education Consortium), and International Centre (Dalhousie)