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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.

Samantha Kleindienst Robler conducts a hearing evaluation with a child

Sound Action

June 18, 2019

In rural Alaska, Susan Emmetta DGHI surgeonworks to prevent hearing loss and call attention to a global health issue that often goes unheard.

Dori Steinberg

3 Questions with Digital Health Researcher Dori Steinberg

June 16, 2019

Dori Steinberg has spent her career translating best practices in obesity prevention and related health issues from conventional healthcare settings to digital platforms. We spoke with her recently to learn more about the potential of digital health and mHealth.

Baby's ear

DGHI Researchers Map Infant Hearing Loss in Durham County

March 03, 2019

DGHI affiliate Paul Lantos and his team recently published research examining how race, gestation age, maternal sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and geographical home location correlated with hearing loss for more than 19,000 infants in Durham County.

David Boyd & Kelly Brownell

3 Questions with Professor David Boyd on Running a Coursera Course

February 20, 2019

We recently talked with David Boyd, the Hymowitz Family Professor of the Practice of Global Health, about his Coursera course, "The Challenges of Global Health," and his experience developing it. Here are some excerpts from our conversation.

Co-Major Infographic

Off the Beaten Path: Students Reflect on Novel Global Health Co-Majors

February 07, 2019

Public policy, biology and psychology are the most popular global health co-majors, but some students make unexpected choices when it comes to their co-major. We recently connected a few of them to learn about their motivations for choosing their co-major and how they’re integrating it with global health. Here's what they told us.

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. 

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