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Global health students, listen up: Here's a great opportunity from Duke Digital Health to develop a clever idea to address health disparities and get some constructive feedback from experts. Show 'em what you've got! Learn more:


In Kathmandu next week? Consider attending this talk by DGHI director Mike Merson on Friday, 1/27 at 3 p.m. at the Insitute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University. He'll discuss how new challenges and exciting innovations are transforming the way we live our lives and how we think about health, now and in the future. Learn more:


"Getting your science out there is not as simple as just telling people about your research—you need to learn to do it effectively," says Dori Steinberg, DGHI research scholar and associate director of Duke Digital Health. That's why she took the Duke Science & Society SciComm Fellows Program last fall. This week, she shared 5 of her key takeaways with us--read on for practical tips on communicating your science effectively to the public:


Please join us in congratulating DGHI's deputy director, Randy Kramer, on his appointment as the Juli Plant Grainger Professor of Global Environmental Health. This newly-established endowed chair was made possible by DGHI's Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation matching grant. Read about Randy's new appointment:


Today, as we honor Dr. King's legacy, DGHI is more committed than ever to researching and discovering ways to address the racial and other disparities in health care in the U.S. and across the world.


We're so excited to share the amazing lineup of 2017-18 Duke Bass Connections projects! Through this program, students at all levels work in interdisciplinary research teams, collaborating with faculty, postdocs and outside experts on cutting-edge research that spans subjects and borders. Choose from 11 different global health projects and many other projects spanning five different themes! Learn more and save the date for the Bass Connections fair on 1/24: Read more...

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