UW Graduate School

International Humanitarian Response

The Graduate Certificate in International Humanitarian Response, supported by the Population Health Initiative, trains an interdisciplinary group of University of Washington graduate and professional students to become the next generation of leaders in international humanitarian response.

International Humanitarian Response Website

Degree(s)/Certificate(s) offered

  • Graduate Certificate in International Humanitarian Response

Program director/interdisciplinary group chair

  • David Townes, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Primary staff contact

  • Derek Fulwiler, Director, Population Health Initiative

Interdisciplinary Faculty Group Membership

The following are the core/voting Graduate Faculty members of the interdisciplinary group. For a complete list of faculty active in the program, see the program website.

  • Alison Cullen, Professor, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
  • Sara Curran, Professor, Jackson School of International Studies and Evans School of Public Policy & Governance
  • Nicole Errett, Lecturer, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
  • Pamela Kohler, Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Department of Global Health
  • Ali Mokdad, Professor, Department of Health Metrics Sciences and Department of Global Health 
  • Jeffrey Riedinger, Professor, School of Law
  • Andy Stergachis, Professor, School of Pharmacy and Department of Global Health
  • David Townes, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine