get involved


Corporate, individual, in-kind, monetary, and volunteer donations are all needed to realize our goals for the 2019 Global Health Conference and to distribute student grants. Please consider making a donation here:

No gift is too small. Donate through PayPal using the ‘Donate’ button today. 

The IRS has designated the Houston Global Health Collaborative as an independent 501(c)3, non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.

join our team

Thank you so much for your interest in HGHC!

Student Grants Committee

We are currently accepting applications for program representatives from these programs:

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • UTHealth School of Public Health
  • UTHealth School of Nursing
  • UTHealth School of Dentistry
  • Rice University and Rice360
  • UH College of Optometry
  • UH College of Pharmacy
  • UH College of Medicine
  • UTMB Nursing
  • Texas A&M TMC Campus

Apply here: 2023-2024 HGHC Grants Committee Application

Submission deadline has been extended to March 5th, 2021.

Conference Committee

We are no longer accepting applications for the 12th Annual Conference committee.

The recruitment cycle for the 13th Annual Conference will launch in Spring-Summer 2024.

A brief overview of the conference planning committees :

  • Executive: Consists of Conference Chair, Vice-Chair, and the Committee Chairs.
  • Abstracts: Prepare research aspects of the conference, including call for abstracts, selection of posters and oral presenters, and award determination.
  • Fundraising and Grants: Locate monetary funding and in-kind donations to fund events and are responsible for obtaining and awarding grant money.
  • Logistics: Coordinate budget, venue, food, set-up, and miscellaneous conference needs.
  • Program: Plan events and speakers of the HGHC annual conference. Coordinated by the Conference Vice Chair.
  • Public Relations: Responsible for advertising and media coverage.
  • Technology: Focus on web design, social media presence, and electronic idea generation.