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.
The global health capstone course encourages graduating global health majors to present real-world global health solutions by using the skills they’ve learned in their previous coursework. On April 20, the students in this year’s capstone course presented posters on their projects and explained their processes and results to event attendees.
The Duke Global Health Institute is helping faculty build research international global health research collaborations with institutional partners through the Small International Travel Grant program.
The work of DGHI faculty, students and trainees was highlighted at several recent conferences on the topics of cancer, tropical medicine and surgery.
A Duke physician in pediatric infectious diseases is broadening his research scope to a global scale, and with help from DGHI, is building important collaborations in Egypt for his research on the mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis C.
The Duke Global Health Institute is proud to announce five new recipients of grants for travel to India, South Africa, Egypt, Kenya and Argentina with the aim of expanding their global health research. DGHI International Travel Grants are awarded twice a year to Duke junior faculty, PhD or MD students or postdoctoral fellows interested in pursuing global health research opportunities in low- or middle-income countries. Each receiving up to $5,000 in travel funds, the grantees include Ravi Jhaveri, Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, Joanna (Asia) Maselko, Christina Meade and Kristen Shirey.
Marc Jeuland has joined Duke as assistant professor of public policy with a joint appointment at the Sanford School of Public Policy and the Duke Global Health Institute.