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Jean Marc Asobee

Shepherding the Shepherds

June 18, 2019

In many parts of the world, clergy have an essential role in maintaining community health. But DGHI’s David Eagle worries they may be neglecting their own well-being in the process.

Samantha Kleindienst Robler conducts a hearing evaluation with a child

Sound Action

June 18, 2019

In rural Alaska, Susan Emmetta DGHI surgeonworks to prevent hearing loss and call attention to a global health issue that often goes unheard.

Dori Steinberg

3 Questions with Digital Health Researcher Dori Steinberg

June 16, 2019

Dori Steinberg has spent her career translating best practices in obesity prevention and related health issues from conventional healthcare settings to digital platforms. We spoke with her recently to learn more about the potential of digital health and mHealth.

Kathy Sikkema

Q&A with Outgoing DGHI Professor Kathy Sikkema

June 07, 2019

Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) professor Kathy Sikkema will leave Duke University on June 30 to begin a position as the chair of the Department of Sociomedical Sciences in the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University.

Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: May 2019

June 07, 2019

55 DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications. 

Nurse and Older Patient

People with HIV are Growing Old—and We’re Not Ready for It

May 20, 2019

By Susan Gallagher

The good news is that people with HIV are living much longer than they used to; it’s estimated that by 2020, 70 percent of people living with HIV in the United States will be age 50 and older, compared to 10 percent during the first 20 years of the epidemic. The bad news? With this longevity come challenges that our healthcare system isn’t prepared to address. 

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