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2018-2019 Doris Duke Fellows

DGHI Welcomes Three New Doris Duke Fellows

July 30, 2018

DGHI has selected three new Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellows for the 2018-19 academic year. The fellows—one medical student from Indiana University and two from Duke University—will conduct clinical global health research throughout the upcoming academic year.

Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: July 2018

July 30, 2018

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

Fieldwork Photos Collage

“Expect the Unexpected” and Other Fieldwork Insights from Students

July 10, 2018

While most of us at DGHI are spending our summer days on campus in Durham, more than 130 global health undergraduate and master’s students are applying their classroom learning to the real world in low-resource settings across the globe. We reached out to a few of these students and asked them to share their thoughts about their fieldwork experience so far.

DGHI Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: June 2018

July 10, 2018

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

Boda Boda Drivers

Road Traffic Injuries Are a Huge Global Problem, but Motorcyclists Can Help

June 25, 2018

For many people in low-resource countries, riding a motorcycle isn’t just a way to get around—it’s their livelihood as “taxi” drivers. But for far too many, it’s also how they lose their life. Catherine Staton, assistant professor of emergency medicine and global health, and her colleagues are working to change that.

Gileard Masenga and Bishop Shoo

Q&A with Bishop Shoo, Overseer of Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center

June 25, 2018

The Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) recently hosted Bishop Frederick Onaeli Shoo, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania; his wife, Janet Shoo; Gileard Masenga, executive director of the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center; and Ahaz Kulanga, deputy provost of Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College.

One Health Trainees View Mosquito in Microscope

34 International Scholars Get Intensive One Health Training at Duke

June 11, 2018

Each summer for the past four years, several dozen international public health and veterinary professionals come together at Duke for a three-week, nine-credit One Health Training Program. This year’s 34 trainees hailed from eight countries: China, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, The Philippines and the U.S.

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