Hanging Bat

DGHI Professor Linfa Wang, aka “The Batman,” Thinks Bats Are Special

October 30, 2017

Linfa Wang, DGHI professor and director of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School, is not technically a superhero, but the One Health research that has earned him the nickname “Batman” has saved animal lives and holds great potential to do the same with humans.

Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: September 2017

October 09, 2017

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

Partner Group Photo

DGHI Welcomes 25 International Partners to Campus

October 11, 2016

Last week, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) convened 25 of its international collaborators for a partnership conference held in conjunction with our 10th anniversary symposium.


New Study Aims to Understand Causes of Fatal Febrile Illness

May 10, 2016

A study led by adjunct Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) faculty member John Crump in 2007-2008 revealed that more than 60 percent of patients admitted with fever in northern Tanzania were diagnosed with malaria, but less than two percent of those patients actually had malaria. In a new study, Crump, now an adjunct DGHI faculty member, is leading a research team that will attempt to better understand the causes of death among patients admitted to hospital with severe fever in northern Tanzania and identify interventions that could avert fatal outcomes among these patients.

John Bartlett in Tanzania

Global Research, Domestic Benefits

January 14, 2014

The global health work of DGHI faculty members John Bartlett, Svati Shah, Nimmi Ramanujam and Gavin Smith are spotlighted in Duke Today today. The article highlights how discoveries and insights made internationally are benefiting folks here at home in the United States.   

Noda with Malhotra

Duke Trainees Honored

November 05, 2013

DGHI Postdoctoral Associate Beth Feingold and Duke-NUS student Misa Noda have been recognized for the research and leadership. 

female workers in asia

Female Migrant Domestic Workers Experience Poor Health, Work Conditions

July 31, 2013

Many women from developing countries who migrate to richer nations in Asia and other regions for jobs as domestic workers experience abuse, illness, mental health problems and limited access to medical care, an extensive new review of more than two decades of scientific studies confirms.