Paul G. Allen School for
Global Health
Providing innovative solutions to global infectious disease challenges through research, education, global outreach, and disease control

Paul G. Allen School for Global Health

Our scientists in Pullman and around the world are recognized as global health leaders in infectious disease, antimicrobial resistance, rabies control and prevention, and zoonotic disease. We provide advanced graduate and post-doctoral training in infectious diseases and immunology.

Graduate degree programs

Rigorous educational training for tomorrow’s scientists in biomedical sciences

PhD in Biomedical Sciences – Immunology and Infectious Diseases

A research-intensive program training students in immunology and host-pathogen interactions of bacterial, parasitic, and viral infections of animals and humans

Centers, initiatives, and programs


Research areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious disease
  • Socioeconomics
  • Vector-borne disease
  • Vaccine development
  • Zoonotic disease

Where we work

Working globally to solve infectious disease challenges from Pullman to Guatemala, Peru and Argentina, and from Senegal, Tanzania, and Kenya to Bangladesh, Thailand, and Vietnam.


Discovery & Exploration of Emerging Pathogens – Viral Zoonoses

The USAID Discovery & Exploration of Emerging Pathogens – Viral Zoonoses, or DEEP VZN project, will build scientific capacity in partner countries to safely detect and characterize unknown viruses that have the potential to spillover from wildlife and domestic animals to human populations.


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Questions? Contact us at globalhealth@wsu.edu or 509-335-2489.Paul G. Allen School for Global Health
Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
P.O. Box 647090, Pullman, WA 99164-7090