Office of Global Affairs

UMSN’s Office of Global Affairs works to facilitate and support student and faculty learning, research and service all over the world.


Our mission is to support and expand a diverse community of global health leaders in the School of Nursing to advance health for all, by creating collaborative opportunities for research, education, and practice.


Our vision is to advance the impact of nursing and midwifery locally, nationally, and globally.

Core values of the UMSN that guide our work:

  • Leadership and collaboration
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Integrity and trustworthiness
  • Excellence
  • Creativity, innovation, and agility
  • Respect and empowerment
  • Service and compassion


Jody Lori, Ph.D., CNM, FACNM, FAAN Professor & Associate Dean for Global Affairs Director, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center

Megan Eagle, RN MS MPH FNP-BC Clinical Instructor Deputy Director PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center

Michelle Munro-Kramer, Ph.D., CNM, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor and Director of Global Programs

Janet Gribbons, Administrative Assistant

Beste Erel Windes, Academic Program Manager and Advisor for the Global Health and Study Abroad Programs

Nancy Lockhart, Research Area Specialist Senior

Global Academic Health Programs

Global Health Academic Programs

Global Experiences for Nursing Students

Global Experiences for Nursing Students