DGHI Welcomes Three New Doris Duke Fellows

July 28, 2015

DGHI has selected three new Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellows for the 2015-16 academic year. The fellows—medical students from Duke University, Northwestern University and the University of Virginia—will spend the next eight to nine months conducting clinical global health research.


DGHI Professor Contributes to Rockefeller-Lancet Planetary Health Report

July 28, 2015

A new report released on July 16 by The Rockefeller Foundation – Lancet Commission on Planetary Health calls for immediate, global action to protect the health of human civilization and the natural system on which it depends. Subhrendu Pattanayak, professor of public policyglobal health and environmental economics at Duke, is a member of the commission and a major contributor to the report, which was published in a special edition of The Lancet.


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Gives DGHI $20M Grant

July 15, 2015

A $20 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will help the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) educate a new generation of leaders and experts, and build research capacity from Durham to Delhi to address critical global health challenges.


Duke Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health Welcomes Five New Trainees

July 14, 2015

Last week, five new trainees joined the Global Health Residency/Fellowship Pathway program, administered by the Duke Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health. This year, the trainees represent two firsts for the program: the first global health radiation oncology resident and the first pulmonary/critical care medicine fellow.


DGHI Research Roundup: June 2015

July 14, 2015

Ten DGHI faculty members, staff and affiliates recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications. 


Duke’s Partnership with Shiv Nadar University Includes Global Health Projects

June 26, 2015

This spring, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), Duke’s Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and Shiv Nadar University (SNU) in India co-funded four research projects that pair Duke and SNU faculty representing a range of academic areas. Two of the selected proposals, co-funded by DGHI and SNU, are focused on global health.


DGHI Hosts Successful Inaugural One Health Training Program

June 26, 2015

On May 14, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) launched a new three-week One Health training program led by Greg Gray, a professor at DGHI, Duke’s Division of Infectious Diseases and the Nicholas School of the Environment.


Study Shows Helping Pregnant Moms with Depression Doesn’t Help Kids

June 26, 2015

A long-term study of depressed mothers and their children in Pakistan, led by global health professor Joanna (Asia) Maselko, found that the children turn out pretty much the same whether or not their mothers received treatment for depression during pregnancy.