9th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Oakland, California
Monday, June 16, 2014
9th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health
Monday, June 16, 2014 - Thursday, June 19, 2014

The California Endowment-Oakland
(510) 271-4333
1111 Broadway, 7th Floor
Oakland, California 94607
United States

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The Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health is an international event that offers researchers, faculty, graduate students and professionals working with migrant communities around the world, a unique opportunity to learn about different health issues that affect mobile populations. International experts will present on the relationship between migration and global health from public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Research Methodologies for Migrant Populations, Best Practices to Address Migration and Health Issues, Health Promotion, Forced Migration, and Mental Health, are some of the topics that will be covered this year. The four-day course includes a combination of lectures, workshops, and field trips, to offer an exceptional opportunity not only to learn, but to create professional networks. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the event.

The organization of the 9th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health is a joint effort of the Health Initiative of the Americas –a program of UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health-, the UC Global Health Institute through its Center of Expertise on Migration and Health, and the Migration and Health Research Center. 

Take a look at our 2013 Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health video.
Take a look at our 2013 Summer Institute Report.

Target audience
Professionals, Researchers, faculty and graduate students and working with migrant populations around the world. 
Daily format
Mornings will include plenary presentations followed by open discussions. In the afternoons (Mon - Wed) three simultaneous workshops will be held. At the time of registration, participants need to select one workshop per day. 


  • Monday 16 - Wednesday 18: The California Endowment Oakland Conference Center (see directions)
  • Thursday 19: Field trip to Mexican Consulate in San Francisco
Please note that The California Endowment Oakland Conference Center is very close to BART

Poster Session

Participants interested in submitting an abstract for the poster session, please click here for further details.
Deadline May 5, 2014

UC Graduate Student and PIMSA Presentations 
As a special track of the Summer Institute, the UC Center of Expertise on Migration and Health (COEMH) will offer a Research Training Workshop for University of California graduate students, PIMSA grantees, recent postdoctoral scholars, and junior faculty attending the Institute. For more information click here or see  "Call for Proposals" tab on this website. Deadline extended to May 5, 2014.

Social events
Participants will have the opportunity to attend a couple of social events during the week, that will foster networking.
  • More information to come soon.
Travel and Lodging
Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging arrangements. For information on travel and directions as well as hotel suggestions, please see the "Travel and Lodging" section of this website. Please make your travel reservations early.


Contact Information

  • Liliana Osorio
    Health Initiative of the Americas
    Phone: 619-692-5504

Payment Instructions

  • Registration Fee:
    Early Registration Fee:
    - Professionals: $490 
    - Students: $290
    Regular Registration Fee:
    -Professionals: $590
    -Students: $350

    This event is full.

    Payment type
    - Credit Card
    - By check in the U.S. (Instructions)

    Space is limited!

    Registration fee includes: access to four-days presentations, workshops, field trip, materials, lunch and coffee breaks.
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