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Global Health Professor Accepts Award on Behalf of NGO

May 02, 2016

At the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) conference in San Francisco on April 10, Lijing Yan, associate research professor of global health and an international advisor to NGO Children’s HeartLink, accepted the prize for best global health advocacy film in the 2016 CUGH-Pulitzer Global Health Video Competition on behalf of Children's HeartLink.

The short film, "Saving Children in China: Team to Team Cardiac Training," features Children’s HeartLink’s work training a pediatric cardiac team at West China Hospital. Yan is a cardiovascular epidemiologist at Duke Kunshan University (DKU) who works in the DKU Global Health Research Center and teaches in the DKU Master of Science in Global Health program. She has worked with the West China medical team featured in the film. 

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Image from Children's HeartLink's winning film.

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