Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania since 2009, has been elected Duke University’s 10th president, announced David Rubenstein, chair of the university’s Board of Trustees, on Friday. Price will succeed Richard H. Brodhead on July 1, 2017. Brodhead announced in April that he planned to step down after 13 years as president. Learn more about soon-to-be President Price here: http://bit.ly/2h2rciw
When DGHI assistant professor Sara LeGrand told her students to "be creative" with their final assignment -- a presentation on their top 10 takeaways from her "Fundamentals of Global Health" course -- they didn't disappoint. Take a look at this group's clever video, where #MannequinChallenge meets global health! Very well done, guys!
We're beyond excited to announce the launch of the Center for Policy Impact in Global Health, a new center based in DGHI and led by professor Gavin Yamey. The Center will address critical challenges in financing and delivering global health. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2gMFLEb
World AIDS Day gives us the opportunity to thank researchers, clinicians, caregivers and educators involved in the fight against AIDS. Progress in prevention efforts and treatment methods is encouraging. We're excited to see where Duke and DGHI faculty members, collaborators and students will take the fight against AIDS this year. Fight HIV stigma by using World AIDS Day's hashtags: #HIVNotRetro and #WorldAIDSDay
Meet Shivam Punjya, a MSc-GH alum who took an unconventional global health path after graduating in 2013. His ethical fashion company, behno, is helping to improve the health -- and change the lives -- of garment factory workers in India. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2gUMi2x
Don't miss filmmaker Mathama Bility as she presents her independent film 'Ebola in Liberia,' on 12/1, 5:30pm at the Mary Lou Williams Center. Light refreshments will be served. Meet the filmmaker and learn more about the Ebola crisis.
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