D-Lab

D-Lab helps University of California, Berkeley faculty, staff, and students move forward with world-class research in data intensive social science. We think of data as an expansive category, one that is constantly changing as the research frontier moves. We offer a venue for methodological exchange from all corners of campus...

OASIS

The OASIS Initiative is Organizing to Advance Solutions in the Sahel. Our mission is to help accelerate a demographic transition in the Sahel region of Africa. The OASIS Initiative is building the evidence base and local leadership necessary to overcome the most serious development challenges in the Sahel.

We are...

PF

The Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology is an internationally renowned, privately endowed organized research unit at the University of California San Francisco. The Foundation is dedicated to research and training in infectious and inflammatory ocular diseases, and the application of this research to the prevention of blindness...

Citris

The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute leverage the research strengths of the University of California campuses at Berkeley, Davis, Merced, and Santa Cruz, and operate within the greater ecosystem of the University and the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon...

TB

The University of California, San Francisco Center for Tuberculosis (CTB) brings expertise across a range of disciplines to solve the problems that have historically undermined global TB elimination efforts.  UCSF CTB has world class experts spanning bench to clinical sciences, global health delivery, economics and diplomacy. Led by Payam Nahid...

IURD
IURD MISSION

Through collaborative, interdisciplinary research and practice, IURD supports students, faculty, and visiting scholars to critically investigate and help improve processes and outcomes that shape urban equity around the world.

IURD GOALS 

The future of IURD will be to position itself as a global leader in research and policy...

BFI

The Berkeley Food Institute seeks to transform food systems to expand access to healthy, affordable food and promote sustainable and equitable food production. We empower new leaders with capacities to cultivate diverse, just, resilient, and healthy food systems.

BIMI

Globally, 244 million people have left their birthplace and live in another country. Locally, more than one in four Californians are immigrants. Our interdisciplinary network of researchers places the social, political, legal and economic dynamics of immigration in the Bay Area within global trends of economic mobility, forced migration and...

HRC

The Human Rights Center at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law conducts research on war crimes and other serious violations of international humanitarian law and human rights. Using evidence-based methods and innovative technologies, we support efforts to hold perpetrators accountable and to protect vulnerable populations. We also train...

HIA

The Health Initiative of the Americas (HIA) a program of the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health (UCB-SPH) was established in 2001. HIA draws upon the multidisciplinary scholarship and the moral calling of UC Berkeley faculty and students to produce new knowledge through action-oriented research; teaching and mentoring...

blum center

The Blum Center for Developing Economies leverages the talent, enthusiasm, and energy of the University of California, Berkeley community to address global poverty. Our interdisciplinary problem-solving approach draws on students and faculty dedicated to facing this challenge through innovative technologies, services, and education. 

Innovation Initiatives & Development Engineering. We catalyze...

vcro

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research has overall managerial responsibility for Berkeley's research enterprise. It seeks to maintain a research environment that fosters creativity, collaboration and community. Its specific goals are to provide effective support for campus-wide research efforts; to advocate for research needs and resources; and to...

CTL

The UC Berkeley Center for Targeted Machine Learning and Causal Inference (CTML) harnesses the power of big data and statistical machine learning to improve health. CTML leverages unique developments in statistical machine learning, methodology pioneered by experts in the UC Berkeley Biostatistics Group, towards adaptation of these methods in research and applications.

The Targeted...

cghdde

CGHDDE brings together faculty, researchers, and experts from across UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco organizations, Centers, and Units around synergistic efforts to improve global health through Implementation Science, with a focus on Delivery, Diplomacy, and Economics.

gsi

At Global Strategic Information (GSI), we believe that the road to achieving the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets—that by the year 2020 90% of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status, 90% of all people with diagnosed HIV will receive antiretroviral therapy, and 90% of all people receiving antiretroviral...

UCSF East Africa Preterm Birth Initiative

PTBi-EA is a multi-year research partnership comprising UCSF, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of Rwanda, Rwanda Biomedical Center, and Makerere University in Uganda. We are generously funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

The UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research seeks to expand HIV research occurring at the intersections of basic, clinical, and behavioral/ epidemiological scientific disciplines. Our Center's central goal is facilitating scientific progress in HIV by providing the broadest community of member investigators across our distributed research environment with direct and indirect...

UCB Blum Center for Developing Technologies

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC) creates, enhances and disseminates state-of-the-art resources and models of excellence and performs research to control and eliminate tuberculosis in the United States and internationally. Committed to the belief that everyone deserves the highest quality of care in a manner consistent with his or her...

GHEcon

The Global Health Economics Consortium (GHECon) brings together UCSF health economists and colleagues at UC Berkeley and Stanford to support the capacity of national and local jurisdictions to design and deliver efficient, high-quality preventive and treatment health services. GHECon employs a portfolio of health economics methods to:

  • Characterize the effectiveness...
UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

The UCSF Bixby Center advances reproductive health policy and practice worldwide through research, training and advocacy.

There are 3 billion women, men and adolescents of reproductive age worldwide facing challenges to their sexual and reproductive health. Research is urgently needed to develop new and improved solutions to the world’s most...

UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies

The Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies (PRL-IHPS) contributes to the solution of complex and challenging health policy problems through leadership in research, training, technical assistance, and public service. Our special competence lies in translating research across disciplines and fields to inform health policy. We undertake this work...

UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health

The Center for Global Public Health (CGPH) provides transdisciplinary, experiential research, training, and learning opportunities for students and faculty to improve human health worldwide. We focus on the most vulnerable populations and communities with the greatest health inequities. Our goal is to be a platform to translate global health research...

UC Berkeley Innovations 4 Youth

i4Y catalyzes innovative interventions, practices and policies to improve equity and well-being for youth locally and worldwide.

UCB Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability

The Bixby Center for Population, Health, and Sustainability is a collaboration of students, faculty, researchers, and staff working to improve maternal health and address the impact of population on global public health and the environment. The Center is located at the University of California, Berkeley, and works closely with leaders of...

CEGA

At CEGA, we believe that research should inform the allocation of scarce resources and the design of public policies that affect millions. With such high stakes, CEGA relies on a clear set of values to guide our work, partnerships, and communications. As CEGA grows and evolves, our core values remain...

UCB SPH

At the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, we take pride in our rigorous transdisciplinary research into the determinants of health. Our School has a 75-year legacy of groundbreaking achievement that has shaped policy, education, and services around the world. Our findings drive action that results in improved health outcomes...

MNCH

Dr. Dilys Walker leads the Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Research Cooperative in the Institute for Health Sciences at the University of California San Francisco. Our team is dedicated to improving the quality of care for mothers, newborns and children in developing countries. 

We believe it is possible to end...

UCSF IGHS

Since its founding, the Institute for Global Health Sciences has sought to be a pioneer and innovator in academic global health, with a deep commitment to improving the health of marginalized communities.

Our mission: To improve health and reduce inequities locally and globally.

Our vision: We solve global health problems...