Check out this great talk by recent MSc-GH grad Sulzhan Bali from the SwitchPoint conference this spring. Pulling from her master's thesis research, she discusses "fearonomics" -- the economic effects of fear around epidemics.
In Africa, affording even $200 to cure their child of cancer is impossible for most families. Kristin Schroeder--former fellow with DGHI's Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health and now assistant professor at Duke--is helping change that.
Have you seen DGHI faculty Brandon Kohrt all over the news lately? In a first-ever study to identify how trauma affects gene expression among child soldiers, Kohrt and his colleagues found resilience to be a key factor in determining individual response at the molecular level in a five-year longitudinal study in Nepal!
Out of North Carolina's 100 counties, Robeson county has both the highest rates of end-stage renal disease and the worst health outcomes. This summer, our Student Research Training team is laying the groundwork to fill this gap by performing a long-term and outcomes-oriented study on managing chronic kidney disease across ethnic groups!