Frequently Asked Questions

What are your areas of expertise?

The University of California San Diego’s Center on Gender Equity and Health conducts rigorous research to identify evidence-based, scalable solutions that improve health outcomes; subsequently translating that evidence to inform international funding, policy making and program decisions. GEH content expertise is classified under three domains; Gender Equity, Gender Based Violence and Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health.

Undergraduate involvement

Please visit Tritons For Gender Equity for more information

Are you currently recruiting students?

Undergraduate/Master’s level student internships are posted periodically on our “Work With Us” page and via social media. To offer the best internship experience, we typically ask interns to commit to a time frame of six months to one year.

How can you learn more about what we do?

Please explore this site, particularly the “Where We Work” page. You can also follow our work via Twitter (@GEH_UCSD), Facebook, and Instagram (@ucsdgeh).

How can I support survivors of gender-based violence?

There are many avenues of support, nationally and locally. To learn more about available resources, please reach out to the National Sexual Assault Hotline (1.800.656.4673), CARE at the Sexual Assault Resource Center (care.ucsd.edu or 858.534.5793), or the Center for Community Solutions (1.888.385.4657).

What can we do about gender-based violence in our communities?

Resources for folks who want to engage in activism (NSVRC, SAAM, California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, It’s on Us, etc.)

Where do you work?

Please check out the “Where We Work” page for information on countries where we are currently engaged in research.

Who do you work with?

GEH engages in-country collaborators for our international work, and we strive to maintain open lines of communication between our funders, research teams, and collaborators.

What are your funding sources?

GEH researchers receive funding from federal, state, foundation and philanthropic funding sources.

Are you hiring?

Career,and short term positions are posted periodically on our “Work With Us” page, the UCSD Jobs Page  and via social media. Please check these sites to learn more about available openings.

Do you have available data sets that I could access/utilize for my thesis/dissertation/other types of analyses/learning/publication efforts?

Please identify a PI that is engaged in research aligned with your interests and contact them directly to inquire (cc their project contact as well, if one is listed).

Do you teach or recommend courses on gender equity and health (and/or GBV, reproductive health, etc.)?

GLBH 150A – Global Health Senior Capstone Seminar
FPM 258A – Public Health Doctoral Lecture
GLBH 113 – Global Women’s Health
MED281 – Scientific Writing Circle for Public Health Research
SOM1-248 – Introduction to Global Health Research

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