About

Mission

The IU Center for Global Health develops mutually beneficial partnerships across disciplines, schools and countries for the primary purpose of creating and implementing sustainable programs that improve health and human flourishing in underserved areas worldwide, and preparing a critical mass of health education and health research experts in these communities to become the next generation of local, national and global health leaders.

A G

Adrian Gardner

Director

Email:
gardner5@iu.edu
D L

Deb Litzelman

Director of Education

Phone:
317-274-9145
Email:
dklitzel@iu.edu
K W

Kara Wools-Kaloustian

Director of Research

Email:
kwools@iu.edu

Career Opportunities

Director of Division of Infectious Diseases at the IU School of Medicine Department of Medicine

The Department of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine seeks a strong academic leader for the Director of Division of Infectious Diseases at the Department of Medicine.

  • The Division of Infectious Diseases consists of 29 faculty members who have numerous close clinical and research associations with other departments. Some other highlights:
    • Clinical practice takes place at five hospitals within the Indiana University Health (IUH) System as well as at Eskenazi Health Hospital (County Hospital) and the Roudebush VA.
    • The Division has a rich history in research and currently has in excess of $4.7 million in extramural funding from the NIH, CDC, and industry.
    • The Infectious Diseases Division plays an active role in the education of learners from the medical student level through fellowship.
    • The ID Division holds a T32 postdoctoral research training grant entitled “Sexually Transmitted Infections and other infections of Global Health Significance”.
    • The division footprint includes 8,417 square feet of administrative space and 7,280 square feet of research space.
    • The ID Division holds several endowments including an endowed chair, and endowed fellowship position, and an endowment which supports research related to HIV.
    • In addition, the Medical School has access to endowment money and additional resources, specifically for the recruitment of physician scientists.


 

Contact Tracer

The IU Center for Global Health is currently recruiting Contact Tracers to serve IU campuses and surrounding areas. A Contact Tracer interviews, evaluates, and monitors clients, provides education, guidance and isolation/quarantine parameters based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for those individuals who meet case definition for a confirmed, suspect, or probable case of a communicable disease or a contact of someone who meets this definition. May conduct home visits to obtain or verify information. May be involved with contact tracing duties related to quarantine and monitoring contacts. Performs other related duties as required.

List Serv

The IU Center for Global Health periodically circulates news and events related to IU’s global health activities.

To sign up for the IU Center for Global Health Listserv, please send an email to debungar@iu.edu. For updates from the IU Center for Global Health, please follow @IUGlobalHealth on Twitter or Facebook.

Additional Resources

Center for Global Health

702 Rotary Circle, Suite RO 101
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Ph: (317) 278-0827