Marc Deshusses, professor of civil and environmental engineering and global health, is helping to bring sanitary bathroom facilities to people at high risk of diarrheal disease because they lack this basic amenity.
This summer, DGHI and partners across Duke launched the Duke Global Health Innovation Center (GHIC) to study and support the scaling and adaptation of health innovations, and related policy reforms, to address critical health challenges worldwide.
Susan Emmett, assistant professor of surgery at Duke University School of Medicine and assistant research professor at the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), was selected as a TED Fellow this spring. She delivered a talk from the TEDGlobal stage this August in Arusha, Tanzania.
Duke Presence Significant at South African Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Conference
Last week, the Regional International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) was held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, in conjunction with the 19th Congress of the South African Association of Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists and Allied Professions.
The Duke Global Health Institute’s (DGHI’s) Diversity and Inclusion Committee works to help create and sustain a community and culture that is built on and promotes equity, collaboration, belonging and mutual respect in our academics, research and other DGHI activities.
Last week, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) announced two requests for proposals: one for international travel awards, and another for our nascent Faculty-in-Residence program.
Bass Connections, a university-wide initiative that facilitates interdisciplinary teams in exploring societal challenges, is calling for proposals from Duke faculty, graduate and professional students, post-docs, trainees and fellows for new project teams starting in summer 2018 or the 2018-2019 academic year.
One of the first students to complete the Master of Science in Global Health (MSc-GH) at Duke, Jackie Ndirangu has not slowed down since her graduation in 2010.
Kathleen Sikkema, professor of psychology and neuroscience, global health, and psychiatry and behavioral sciences, has been selected as the first Gosnell Family Professor of Global Health at Duke University.
As global health students and scholars wrap up their summer fieldwork and return to Duke from around the world, DGHI is welcoming a new class of 35 master’s degree students, four new doctoral scholars and more than 250 returning undergraduate majors and minors.