Gabriela Valdez

Director, Global Education

Assistant Professor of Practice

Interim Director of Global Health Program

Dr. Gabriela Valdez is the Director of Global Education, Assistant Professor of Practice and Interim Director of the Global Health Program at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Dr. Valdez has had the opportunity to work in the field of international education for the last 15 years teaching, creating, implementing, and overseeing international programs in over 20 countries around the world. She received a Ph.D. in International Education & Global Perspectives from the University of Arizona. Dr. Valdez' research interest focuses on comparative studies, intercultural communication, global health, internationalization and contextualization of the curriculum, international students' experiences, and international collaboration.