The Susan and Richard Kiphart Center for Global Health and Social Development Official Launch

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The Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice hosted a launch event for the Susan and Richard Kiphart Center for Global Health and Social Development on May 18, 2022 in Edith Abbott Hall.

The Kiphart Center will build on the University’s global health efforts and aims to further integrate multidisciplinary resources and expand collaborations to promote community health and well-being in communities around the world.

The launch event featured official remarks from University administration, a multidisciplinary faculty panel, and a conversation with Ertharin Cousin, Distinguished Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs Visiting Scholar, Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University. A reception followed.

A multidisciplinary panel of University of Chicago faculty titled “Approaches to Strengthening Community Health and Well-Being” discussed the ways in which innovative approaches in research, policy, and practice can strengthen community health and well-being in the face of complex global challenges. 

Ertharin Cousin standing in front of grey background

Cousin sat down with Crown Family School Associate Professor Alida Bouris, to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the field of global health and development as she shares insight from more than 30 years of leadership at national and international nonprofits and government agencies.