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Hadza Woman Digging for Tubers

What Can Hunter-Gatherers Teach Us about Staying Healthy?

April 21, 2019

Evolutionary anthropologist and DGHI professor Herman Pontzer believes we have a lot to learn from hunter-gatherers—who are among the healthiest people on Earth—about what constitutes a healthy lifestyle. 

Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: January 2019

February 01, 2019

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

Dorothy, Sahar and Goodluck

Multimedia Feature: Treating Teen HIV Goes Beyond Medicine

January 22, 2019

Assistant professor Dorothy Dow, a pediatric infectious diseases doctor, first went to Moshi, Tanzania, in 2011 to do research on preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission. But her focus soon shifted when she discovered a grim reality for adolescents with HIV

Pratt Pouches

Multimedia Feature: This Petite Pouch Packs a Punch

November 16, 2018

Our new multimedia feature, “This Petite Pouch Packs a Punch,” tells the story behind the Pratt Pouch, a proven method of preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission and one of the most heralded global health innovations to come out of Duke.

Sara Abdullah in immunization center

3 Questions with Sara Abdullah MS’16

October 11, 2018

Sara Abdullah, a 2016 graduate, is making her mark in her home country of Pakistan as a program manager for Interactive Research and Development.

Translation Meeting at KCMC

The Art & Science of Translating Scales across Cultures

October 10, 2018

Researchers conducting studies in another culture run the risk of their surveys getting lost in translation, leading to unreliable research results. But with some careful collaboration, common pitfalls can be avoided.

Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: August 2018

September 04, 2018

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.

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.

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