Kiphart Center Launch Event

The Susan and Richard Kiphart Center for Global Health and Social Development will be celebrating a launch event Wednesday, May 18, 2022 @ 2pm.

Featuring Ertharin Cousin as our Distinguished Speaker at 4pm.

About the Kiphart Center

The Susan and Richard Kiphart Center for Global Health and Social Development was established to advance research, training, and community initiatives to promote global health, health equity, and social development around the world. Focusing on the social determinants of health, the Kiphart Center draws on expertise and resources from the University of Chicago to foster interdisciplinary work across the fields of public health, medicine, and the social sciences to build knowledge, train students, and incubate innovative interventions.

Main Intiatives

The Kiphart Center trains the next generation of leaders to contribute towards the goal of health equity through the following main initiatives:

Research Scholarship

Student Training

Community Initiatives

“The Kiphart Center is unique, in that it brings together experts in global health and situates it in a School focused on the many factors that we know are related to health, with the vision to achieve transformative breakthroughs and improvements in the well-being of children, families and communities around the globe.”

– Deborah Gorman-Smith, Dean of the Crown Family School * Emily Klein Gidwitz Professor


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