Somaliland’s First Female Surgeon

Best Photos and Best Posters Announced at Showcase Event

November 06, 2017

Each year, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) sponsors a student fieldwork photo contest and student poster competition in conjunction with the Global Health Showcase event. Contest winners were announced at the Showcase event last Wednesday.


Duke Students Become Virus Detectives through Global Health Fieldwork

October 30, 2017

Led by Gregory Gray, professor of medicine, environmental health and global health, a Bass Connections research team partnered with Sibu Hospital and Sarawak’s State Health Department in Malaysia to investigate influenza viruses, coronaviruses, adenoviruses and enteroviruses of human or animal origin.


Building Biomedical Engineering Capacity through Educational Partnerships

October 17, 2017

Master of Science in Global Health alumna Brittany Ploss ’16 and William Reichert, professor of biomedical engineering and global health, are the lead authors of a recent two-part editorial in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering that highlights the value of international educational partnerships for medical device design.


Bass Connections Seeks Proposals for New 2018-2019 Projects

September 05, 2017

Bass Connections, a university-wide initiative that facilitates interdisciplinary teams in exploring societal challenges, is calling for proposals from Duke faculty, graduate and professional students, post-docs, trainees and fellows for new project teams starting in summer 2018 or the 2018-2019 academic year.

New MSc-GH Class

DGHI Welcomes Hundreds of New and Returning Students

August 29, 2017

As global health students and scholars wrap up their summer fieldwork and return to Duke from around the world, DGHI is welcoming a new class of 35 master’s degree students, four new doctoral scholars and more than 250 returning undergraduate majors and minors.

New HYC Trainees

DGHI Welcomes Newest Global Health Pathway Trainees

August 21, 2017

This year, five new trainees will join the Global Health Pathway for Residents and Fellows, administered by the Duke Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health, a part of the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI).


DGHI Celebrates Graduation of 60 Global Health Undergraduates

May 15, 2017

Last Friday, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) celebrated commencement with 60 global health undergraduates. Fifty-six of the graduates majored in global health and four graduates completed Program II studies in areas including global health.