Fundamentals of Global Health Engagement - VIRTUAL!

Fundamentals of Global Health Engagement - VIRTUAL!

Date May 18 @ 1:00 pm - May 29 @ 1:00 pm

Fundamentals of Global Health Engagement, Virtual

May 18, 20, 22, 27, 29 2020 

 All sessions will be held from 1300-1500 EDST 

Host Unit:  Center for Global Health Engagement

Registration for this course is now closed. 


 We are happy to announce that the Fundamentals of Global Health Engagement Course will now be offered virtually!



Registration for this course is now closed. 



Students will receive the full FOGHE course content, activities and capstone. To access content students will be emailed a link to the learning management system, Schoology, 2 weeks prior to the start of the course.

They will include 5 two-hour live sessions presented over a two-week period. Homework includes viewing three lectures independently, completing a discussion board prompt about the lecture and completing assigned workbook pages, which will be due the day of the next session.  Homework time (including viewing lecture) should total approximately 6 hours over the course. We understand that COVID-19 may impact students' ability to adhere to a strict course schedule. CGHE will work with course participants on an individual basis to ensure completion of all course materials. 

Certificates of completion will be provided for students who complete all coursework and assignments. For any question, please contact

Course Objectives

 Understand how DoD GHE supports national security strategies and regional security objectives.

  1. Identify the complex components of DoD GHE.
  2. Recognize the elements of designing, planning, executing and evaluating DoD GHE. 

Target Audience 

Participants who seek to understand or are expected to participate in DoD GHE activities. Participants can fall among the following groups:

  • Military Health System and Public Health Service personnel 
  • USG agency personnel 
  • International military and civilian partners
  • Representatives of academic institutions
  • Health personnel from non-governmental organizations  

Pre-Course Readings

Students must complete the following readings prior to attendance in the course. Instructors will reference and discuss these readings and students will be expected to be familiar with the concepts found in the readings. Pre-course readings highlight published articles and documents that guide the conduct of DoD GHE and provide a broad overview and basic understanding of DoD GHE, enablers, and challenges to program/activity selection, planning, execution, and evaluation. No paper materials are provided during the in-residence FOGHE course. Students who wish to have hard-copy documents available to review during class should download and print the materials they wish to have during class.

Prior to arriving for the course, students should make an effort to use their available resources to answer the following two questions:

  1. What is the overall theater strategy for your Combatant Command or component command?
  2. What health lines of effort might support the achievement of the previously identified strategic objectives?  

Additional Information 

There is no registration/course fee.  

Point of Contact

USU/CGHE:  Garcelle Alequine,, Karen Ellis,


May 18 @ 1:00 pm
May 29 @ 1:00 pm