Global Health Repository

The following web sites provide resources related to Global REACH and its mission. Included are some affiliated units at the University of Michigan, with whom we share common global health interests, as well as external sites, which may be of interest.

Michigan Experts

In an effort to synergize inter-disciplinary clinical and translational research, Michigan is committed to using innovative research tools and information technologies to promote collaboration regardless of organizational affiliation or position within the bench-to-bedside-to-population spectrum of science. This expertise portal is a key component of Michigan's mission to catalyze the application of new knowledge and techniques to clinical practice at the front lines of patient care. Visit the Michigan Experts website.

Fogarty Global Health Matters Newsletter
This Fogarty International Center's newsletter is distributed by email every two months and includes the latest information on global health research.  Visit their website here.

Global Health Information and Resources Guide
A vast selection of resources and information concerning global health has been compiled by the Taubman Health Sciences Library, including research guides such as one for the Millennium Development Goals. You may visit the Global Health Information & Resources website here.

Global Michigan

For information about studying, traveling, and global connections through UM, visit the Global Michigan website.

Health System News

Overall UM health system news
UM health system blogs

The Lancet Global Health
The Lancet Global Health Series, Commissions, and Regionals Reports - most of which offer free content - provide in-depth views for anyone seeking disease-specific or regional information.

MEPI Network resource for those teaching in low resource settings:

Office of Medical Student Education

The Office of Medical Student Education supports current, future, and past UM medical students. Visit the Office of Medical Student Education website.


Open.Michigan is a University of Michigan initiative that enables faculty, students, and others to share their educational resources and research with the global learning community. Visit the OPEN.Michigan website.

PLOS (Public Library of Science)
PLOS is a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization founded to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. Using Open Access as a sustainable publishing model, PLOS is the world’s largest journal—the Public Library of Science ( to innovating research communication to benefit science and the public.

School of Kinesiology GoGlobal! Center for Global Opportunities


School of Nursing Office of Global Outreach


School of Public Health Global Public Health Initiative


School of Social Work Office of Global Activities


Taubman Health Sciences Library (THL)

THL consults, supports, and maintains resources related to the Health Sciences at UM. Visit the Taubman Health Sciences Library. THL also provides nearly 300 specific research resources and help guides.  Access the resources and guides here.

Travel Information

Global REACH information regarding travel plans, services, and more for those coming to and from UM.

University of Michigan Global Health Design Initiative

Wolverine Access

For the gateway to UM administrative systems for students, faculty, and staff, visit Wolverine Access.

World Development Indicators
The World Development Indicators is an openly accessible collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents current and accurate global development data, and includes national, regional and global estimates. Updated quarterly.