The DGHI Director is appointed by the Chancellor and Provost who jointly review the strategic development of the Institute. DGHI also receives advice from a wide range of advisors from within and outside the University.  Among these advisors is an influential Board of Advisors that includes world leaders in global health, philanthropy, communication, finance and medicine. 

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As a signature interdisciplinary institute, DGHI is governed by the Provost of the University, the Chancellor of the Health System and its faculty.

I am proud of the Duke community's commitment to global health - and am proud to be a part of it.  

- Paul Farmer
Duke alumnus and co-founder of Partners in Health