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Duke professor William Reichert is giving biomedical engineering students yet another avenue to explore the connection between BME and global health through a new undergrad/grad partnership with Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. Learn more about this exciting program:


In her first DGHI blog post, 1st-year MSc-GH student Dilani Logan reflects on the "flipped method" two of her professors are using to engage students. See what she thinks about this technique:


Zack Fowler, a recent global health alum, spent much of his time at Duke working on behalf of WISER. Now, as WISER's development director, he wrote a blog post that was selected by the ONE Campaign to be featured on their website during the UNGA on the SDGs. Read his inspiring account of a girl named Margaret, who "didn't know if she would make it" before she found WISER.


Adolescent HIV: How to Break the Mortality Wave

Join us on 10/19 @ 12pm for lunch with Dorothy Dow, who will be discussing 'Adolescent HIV: How to Break the Mortality Wave'. Free lunch & public are welcome to join!...


#DGHI professor Nimmi Ramanujam -- whose research lies at the intersection of biomedical engineering & global health -- presented her R&D work last week on Capitol Hill. Nimmi is working with a team of faculty, postdocs, students, etc. to develop a portable colposcope that will help improve cervical cancer prevention in low and middle income countries.


Meet DGHI's 9 postdoctoral fellows, working in areas ranging from maternal, adolescent and child health, environmental health, mental health and more!


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