The study of global health requires an interdisciplinary perspective to meet challenges and opportunities arising from a complex interplay of political, economic, environmental, social, historical and cultural systems. Emory offers unique student opportunities. From global needs in the field to clinical care, confronting global health challenges as they happen is the work of our faculty. Emory scientists discovered the leading HIV drug, Emory health care professionals set the standard for medical care during the ebola epidemic and are at the forefront to curb an epidemic surge in AIDS. Strategically located next to the U.S. Center for Disease Control, allied with The Carter Center and a number of NGOs, our faculty and their professional networks bring a remarkable panel of experts into classrooms. Experience the creative genius of narratives to power social change, contribute to building community partnerships that advance health. Minor Requirements Checklist.