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We’re excited to share that not one, but TWO, global health students have been selected as Young Trustees of Duke University! Congratulations, Chris and Jamal! #DGHI #WeHaveTheBestStudents #PreparingLeaders
Last week, #DukeMScGH students threw a baby shower for Sarah Martin, assistant director of graduate programs, who's due at the end of the month. Best wishes to Sarah as she prepares to welcome her new little one! We will miss her while she's gone!
Have a name idea for this robot that safely collects ticks for research? Enter our
Warm wishes for a happy lunar new year from DGHI! #yearofthemonkey
Yesterday, DGHI professor Gavin Yamey hosted an Oxford-style debate with students from his global health policy class. The motion: this house believes that private healthcare is harmful to the world's poor. The winners: those opposing the motion. Great job both teams! #GlobalHealth #DGHI #OxfordStyle
DGHI professor Melissa Watt had students from her class
Enter our contest to name the tick-collecting robot being developed by Duke global health professor Greg Gray and 3 undergrad @dukeengineering students! This invention will help mitigate the health risks of collecting ticks for research on tick-borne illnesses. Winner will receive a Duke Global Health Institute & Duke One Health gift pack! ‪Click on link in our profile to enter! 
#NameThatBot, #OneHealth, #TickBorne, #VectorBorne, #LymeDisease, #InTheNameOfResearch, #SimpleYetBrilliant, #EngineeringSolutions, #Innovation
Ask them about Bass Connections in Global Health! Tonight, students had the opportunity to discover the interdisciplinary research opportunities that Bass Connections promotes. Be watching our newsletter for more info about the application process! #DGHI #GlobalHealth #BassConnections #interdisciplinary
Great quote from a BBC Radio piece featuring Jim Zhang.  Listen to the full story by following the link in our bio. 
#DGHI #pollution #GlobalHealth
#DukeMScGH candidate @sulzhanbali--whose current research focuses on the
Happy New Year, DGHI-style, and a warm welcome back to our wonderful students! 
#NoHairDontCare #BaldIsBeautiful #BeTheBrand #HappyNewYear #DGHI #CrazyGHProf #WeLoveOurFaculty @dukestudents @dukeuniversity
Excited to share this profile of alumna @katieguidera ’14, a Program II global mental health major! Katie, founder and co-director of non-profit org One Sun Health, is now a consultant at @accenture Development Partnerships. Here, she’s pictured with a community health worker trained through one of One Sun Health’s programs. She says, “Duke sees its students as far more than a group of individuals there to learn. Instead, we’re seen as a group that’s there to do—to become catalysts of change.” Read her story for some serious #globalhealth inspiration! (link in profile) @dukealumni @dukestudents @dukeengage @dukesead

Difret: A Documentary Film about Early Childhood Marriage in Ethiopia AND Q&A with Producer Mehret Mandefro

DGHI is excited to be a sponsor of Duke's first-ever global health film festival during the week of 2/22-2/27. Check out the line-up, including a bunch of great films, Q&As with producers & directors, workshops and more! http://sites.duke.edu/dukeghff/ Learn more about this event and the people and story behind it in next week's DGHI newsletter!

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We’re excited to share that not one, but TWO, global health students have been selected as Young Trustees of Duke University! Congratulations, Chris and Jamal!

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So pleased that one of our partners, Family Health Ministries, was able to take advantage of our Global Health PLUS program ... and we're excited to join the team there for the opening of the new health center next week! For more info about Global Health PLUS, visit https://globalhealth.duke.edu/global-health-plus

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http://www.worldcancerday.org/content/paul-rwanda

What's it like to care for cancer patients in rural Rwanda? Paul Park, Duke MSc-GH alum and director of non-communicable disease for Partners In Health Rwanda, shares his moving story.

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Calling all Duke global health students, from undergrad to doctoral! Duke Bass Connections is now accepting applications for 8 new global health-themed projects (as well as many others) running this summer. Apply by 2/26 for priority consideration!

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Enter our contest to name the "tickbot"! Manually collecting ticks for infectious disease research is risky business, putting researchers in danger of contracting the very diseases they’re studying. But DGHI’s Greg Gray and 3 Duke engineering students are working on a solution: a robot that collects ticks so researchers don't have to! Learn more & enter: http://bit.ly/1QRReOc #NameThatBot

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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