"Being the director of DGHI has been the most rewarding position I’ve held in my life, and I’m proud of the Institute’s growth and accomplishments," Mike Merson said in a recent interview as he reflected on his tenure as DGHI director. Read more: http://bit.ly/2tf7uWP
Last month, the Innovation of China-Africa South-South Health Cooperation Seminar was held in Beijing. The goal of meeting was to seek advice from key stakeholders on the innovation plan of China’s development aid for health (DAH) projects. The seminar was a milestone for the Gates-funded health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) project led by DGHI professor Shenglan Tang (pictured below). Learn more: http://bit.ly/2sAtBqB
A new study co-led by Duke-NUS Medical School & DGHI prof Eric Finkelstein showed that selling rewards programs to participants entering a weight loss program is a low-cost strategy to increase both the magnitude and duration of weight loss: https://nus.edu/2sKYmWs
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In a Q&A in today's Duke Chronicle, DGHI director Mike Merson reflects on the success of the institute, interdisciplinary collaboration, the future of the institute, and his own next steps as his role at the helm of DGHI ends on June 30.