Founded in 1994, WINDREF seeks to advance health and environmental development through multi-disciplinary research and education programs. WINDREF strives for program excellence by promoting collaborative relationships between internationally recognized scholars and regional scientists, and by adhering to the highest ethical and academic standards in the design and conduct of research.
Over two decades, WINDREF has been supported by funders such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, International Development Research Centre, Global Environment Facility, UN Development Program, National Geographic, National Institutes of Health, Pan-American Health Organization, Wellcome Trust, World Health Organization, and many others. WINDREF has forged partnerships with academics, researchers, governments, and non-governmental organizations throughout the Americas and Europe. Through SGU faculty and internationally-affiliated research fellows, WINDREF has access to consulting expertise in a number of areas: Anthropology, Behavioral Health, Bioethics, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Ecology, Epidemiology, Marine and Terrestrial Biology, Medicine, Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, International Business and Macroeconomics, Public Health (including occupational and environmental health), Research Methodology, and Sociology.
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