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.
In rural Alaska, Susan Emmett—a DGHI surgeon—works to prevent hearing loss and call attention to a global health issue that often goes unheard.
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.
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.
55 DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
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.
We recently talked with John Bartlett to learn more about DGHI's priority partnership network, hear about a recent partner workshop and find out where he sees the network headed in the future. Here are some excerpts from our conversation.
Assumpta Nantume envisioned a career as a clinical pharmacist, but during her second year of college, a field research experience in a rural village in Uganda nudged her in a different direction: global health research.
Global health doctoral certificate candidate Zhao Ni is coming up with creative ways to use mHealth to improve the medication adherence for patients in China.