Eric Green, assistant professor of global health and co-founder of Nivi, a startup that addresses sexual and reproductive health in Kenya and India, recently led a user engagement analysis of their app, askNivi, using text mining to glean insights that will be instrumental in guiding future product development.
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.
DGHI professor Eve Puffer and her team are researching ways to train lay counselors in a Kenyan community to deliver evidence-based family therapy to their peers. So far, the results are promising.
A new teaching and research laboratory opened on January 24 at the Webuye County Hospital in Webuye, Kenya, a teaching center for medical residents, medical officers, clinical officers and nurses from across the country.
As artificial intelligence is on the rise, a few Duke Global Health Institute researchers have recognized its potential to improve access to healthcare. Artificial intelligence (AI) can come in many different forms, but Master of Science in Global Health student Mary Brannock and professor Eric Green are focusing on chatbots.
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene recently honored Wendy O’Meara, associate professor of medicine and global health, with a 2018 Bailey K. Ashford Medal at the ASTMH annual meeting. This award recognizes distinguished work in tropical medicine by early- or mid-career ASTMH members.
A recent study, led by Hussain Lalani, a former Doris Duke International Clinical Research fellow at DGHI, was the first to investigate factors associated with critical care outcomes and mortality at a public hospital in Kenya.
Thirty-five DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
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.