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.
Global health doctoral certificate candidate Zhao Ni is coming up with creative ways to use mHealth to improve the medication adherence for patients in China.
Read about the awards received by our global health students and faculty members at this year's commencement ceremonies.
Last Friday, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) celebrated commencement with 47 global health undergraduates.
Last Friday, the Duke Global Health Institute celebrated commencement with 32 new Master of Science in Global Health graduates.
From involvement with dance groups, K-ville tenting and sexual health advocacy on campus to research in rural North Carolina and an internship in Ecuador, senior Emily Nagler is locally grounded and globally engaged.
Lysa MacKeen, assistant director for experiential learning, will tell you that she has the best job: essentially, helping students and faculty navigate the field research requirements of DGHI’s global health education programs. She recently took us behind the scenes of her work.
Joshua Rivenbark is the first Duke student to pursue a dual doctoral degree in medicine and public policy and the first medical student to participate in DGHI’s doctoral scholars program. We talked with him recently to learn more about his unchartered path, the connections he sees between medicine, public policy and global health, and his most memorable takeaways from the field.
Mercy Asiedu, a fifth-year PhD candidate in biomedical engineering, received the CUGH/Wasserheit Young Leader Award at the 10th annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Conference in Chicago this past weekend.
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.