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This year's group of Masters of Science in Global Health students

Our Students are Truly Global

September 06, 2019

New year begins for more than 300 global health students, including new students from 11 countries. 

An army boat ferries flood victims to safety on a flooded road in Pinklao district, Bangkok, Thailand on November 4, 2011.

Double-Edged Sword

September 03, 2019

When military personnel are deployed to respond to crises around the world, they may unintentionally be spreading infectious diseases, too.

Marc Jeuland stands in front of a hand water pump in Mozambique.

Looking Beyond the Quick Fix

August 27, 2019

Environmental economist Marc Jeuland studies why big, one-off interventions often fail—and how to design solutions that are more sustainable.

DGHI interns stand by a bench that reads "TROSA" in Durham.

Global Health is Local Too

August 08, 2019

Rachel Baber (C'20), Gabrielle Zegers (C’19), and Ashley Wilson (C’20) have been working all summer at the Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc., better known as TROSA.

Shenglan Tang

Q&A with Shenglan Tang, DGHI’s New Deputy Director

July 16, 2019

On July 1, Shenglan Tang, Mary DBT and James Semans International Professor of Medicine and Global Health, became deputy director of the Duke Global Health Institute. We talked with him recently to learn more about his background and his vision for DGHI as he steps into his new role.

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