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THIS AFTERNOON: come hear Dr. Peter Hotez, an internationally recognized vaccine expert and dean of the BCM National School of Tropical Medicine address the topic of
Today we were happy to host our partner, Triangle Global Health Consortium, at Duke for their annual Global Health Career Day! Such fun--and so informative! Highlights included networking opportunities, chances to meet prospective MSc-GH students, and informative panels, pictured above.
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“When you go into the field, you can hear people. Service learning is why I chose my major; service learning is why I’m in my master’s program.” Listen to #DukeMSc-GH candidate (’18) Malena Price talk about what Duke Service Learning has meant for her and her career trajectory. 
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Students came up with a haiku in Professor Gavin Yamey’s #GlobalHealth policy course to address the challenge of obesity via lenses of power in policy making. Join the fun by sharing your own global health haiku with us here!
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Warm wishes for a happy Lunar New Year from DGHI #yearofthedog
So great to see #DukeMScGH alum @shivampunjya ’13 speaking at the UN (!!!) about fashion and sustainability! In 2016, Shivam (far left in the photo) founded @behno_official, a fashion company based in New York that aims to provide ethically manufactured clothes and showcase a different side of the Indian garment industry. Behno works to understand what textile workers need to live better, healthier lives and then fulfills that need by setting up partnerships between factories and health organizations. Go Shivam—we’re very proud of you! @dukealumni
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That time when I was surrounded by hundreds of passionate, brilliant, and forward thinking individuals who all convened at the @unitednations to discuss fashion and sustainability 💥 @undpingo @undp
#DGHI prof David Boyd holds a weekly meeting with his SRT Guatemala team to plan their summer research project (lucky bunch, they are!). SRT, or Student Research Training, is an intensive experiential learning program that engages undergrads in the development, implementation and assessment of a community-based project. Dr. Boyd’s team will partner with @guatemalaodim and @fundegua to help improve health outcomes in the indigenous Mayan community in Guatemala's West Highlands. From left: Melany Puente, Daniel Kwon, Srinath Soundararajan and Anu Sharma.
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Meet Anit. She's one of the #PediatricCancer patients staying at the iCCARE hostel in Mwanza, Tanzania, founded by two #DGHI faculty members, Kristin Schroeder and Nelson Chao. They started iCCARE to address some of the key barriers to successful pediatric cancer outcomes in Tanzania: cost, logistics such as travel, and cancer awareness. Patients and their families stay at the iCCARE hostel for free while getting their treatment, but the hostel has become so much more than temporary housing--it's a community hub of support and education. And the hostel is just one way @intcancercare is helping to move the needle on pediatric cancer treatment. Click on the link in our profile to read about iCCARE and Schroeder and Chao's research, clinical and education work in collaboration with their Tanzanian colleagues. 
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When assistant global health professor Eric Green started teaching the “Research Methods in Global Health” course at Duke a few years ago, he found that no existing research methods textbooks integrated examples from the diverse and interdisciplinary field of global health. So, he wrote his own. Learn more about his motivation to publish a textbook and access the book by following the link in our bio. The best part? It’s online and free!

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Biomedical engineering student and DGHI communications assistant Nick Steenwyk spent a week of his winter break teaching a “Discovery Term” course at his high school in Wisconsin. The week-long course gave students and introduction to global health and challenged them with engineering projects like building a water filter or amputee dressing device. Read a blog post Nick wrote about his experience by following the link in our bio!

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Computer science major Chelsea Liu presents her global health independent study on #stroke outcomes after rehab in China at the International Stroke Conference in LA last week. Way to go, Chelsea!

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Congrats Chelsea Liu on a great presentation at the International Stroke Conference!! #ISC18
#HappyMonday from #DGHI prof @daclements, who, by all accounts, completely spoils his capstone seniors with coffee and treats every Monday morning! This week, it's *homemade* chocolate cheesecake with a sour cream almond top layer and a Famous Amos chocolate wafer crust ... we are drooling over here waiting for leftovers! 😊 Not pictured: homemade brownies and two pots of coffee--these students are going to be HYPED to create innovative solutions to #GlobalHealth challenges! Pictured with Dr. Clements: seniors Juila Berry (left) and Madeline Thornton (Eliana Armora in background). #TrentHallLife #WayToStartTheWeek

A few Duke University organizations, led by DGHI's Global Health Innovation Center (GHIC), are partnering with USAID - US Agency for International Development and other global development organizations to evaluate the Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development program and help organizations scale up maternal and newborn health innovations more quickly and sustainably. Learn more about this exciting new project: http://bit.ly/2EQUGf0



Nice article from Duke Chronicle about a recent Duke Health Humanities Lab event that explored the intersection between health, humanities and delved into race and immigration issues. One of two guest speakers, Duke Surgery's Oluwadamilola Fayanju said her humanities background helps her "explain medical stuff in a way that my patients understand." http://bit.ly/2sDgw0G


Proud to host our partner, @[157375457653738:274:Triangle Global Health Consortium], at Duke for their annual Global Health Career Day! Such fun--and so informative! This org sure knows how to put on a great event!

Proud to host our partner, Triangle Global Health Consortium, at Duke for their annual Global Health Career Day! Such fun--and so informative! This org sure knows how to put on a great event!


DGHI's Evidence Lab is working with Julius and others at LifeNet International to evaluate the impact of their maternal and child health intervention. Evidence Lab staff echo LifeNet's sentiments about him: "Julius is amazing!" and "We absolutely love working with Julius!" they said. Best wishes to Julius in his program at the University of Manchester--sounds like he's a rising star!


Join DGHI on Monday, February 19 for the first Victor J. Dzau Distinguished Lecture in Global Health. Our guest speaker is Dr. Peter Hotez, an internationally recognized vaccine expert and dean of the BCM National School of Tropical Medicine. Dr. Hotez will address the topic of "Vaccines, Autism, and Blue Marble Health." Learn more about his upcoming talk and register today! http://bit.ly/2nE33Re


Training Tomorrow's Global Health Leaders: Senior Voices 2014
Global Mental Health at Duke
Finding Your Niche at Duke
DGHI Research Series: Road traffic injuries
Connecting Students With Research, Their Communities & The World
New Course: Primate Disease Ecology and Global Health
Engineering Solutions for Global Health
The Voices of Global Health Showcase
Studying Global Health in the Peruvian Amazon:  A Bass Connections Project
Introducing 2013-14 Doris Duke Fellows at Duke University