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Department of International Health


The Department of International Health is a compassionate, close-knit community. Over 250 top of their field professionals make up the IH full-time faculty. We have an extensive alumni network spanning the globe. From scientists to researchers to professors and practitioners, we invite you to connect with them.

IH Legacy Series

Mathuram Santosham, MD, MPH, ’75

A Bloomberg School faculty member since 1984, Mathu Santosham has founded centers, led major vaccine trials, and helped get vaccines to millions, especially children, across the globe. As part of a new Department of International Health series about public health legacies, Santosham discusses how he began his career, what he’s most proud of, and what he sees as still left to do in international public health. Read the interview.