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Tina J. Kavukattu

Assistant Director

Global Health Leadership Office


Building & Room:

1154 NURS


845 S. Damen Ave., MC 802, Chicago, IL 60612

Office Phone Voice:

(312) 996-0621


Tina has been part of the Global Health Leadership Office for over 11 years. In addition to overall administrative coordination of the office, she serves as program coordinator for the College of Nursing's Rwanda Human Resources for Health and Indo-U.S. 21st Century Knowledge Initiative grants; facilitates faculty/staff and student international travel; and provides support for international students. Being both bicultural and an avid traveler, she has a deep appreciation for the transformative impact of cross-cultural and international experiences. She aims to to encourage and facilitate cross-cultural experiences for students and faculty and create a welcoming environment for students of all backgrounds.

Notable Honors

2016, Alvie Bailey Award, UIC College of Nursing

2016, Staff Excellence Award, UIC Graduate Student Nurses Organization

2014, Watkins Distinguished CivilService Award, University of Illinois at Chicago