While most of us at DGHI are spending our summer days on campus in Durham, more than 130 global health undergraduate and master’s students are applying their classroom learning to the real world in low-resource settings across the globe. We reached out to a few of these students and asked them to share their thoughts about their fieldwork experience so far.
Last Friday, the Duke Global Health Institute celebrated commencement with 42 new Master of Science in Global Health graduates.
Last Friday, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) celebrated commencement with 58 global health undergraduates.
Each year, the Duke Global Health Institute honors outstanding students and faculty members with several awards. Read on to learn about the award recipients.
After graduating with distinction from Duke in 2017 with majors in global health and cultural anthropology, Undergraduate global health alumna Briana Acosta is now conducting research in Mexico as a Rotary Global Scholar.
Four Duke doctoral students have been selected to join the Global Health Doctoral Scholars program at the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), bringing the current cohort total to 13 scholars.
Bass Connections, a university-wide interdisciplinary student research program, recently awarded grants to two Duke graduate students and ten undergraduates to pursue faculty-mentored research projects this summer and next year. Five of the seven funded projects are related to global health.
Starting this academic year, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) has partnered with the Peace Corps to offer a sizable financial incentive for selected returned Peace Corps Volunteers to pursue a graduate degree in global health at Duke.
With just a few weeks before the end of the semester, first-year global health master’s students at the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) are wrapping up their coursework. But for many of them, their minds are consumed by one giant task: preparing for summer fieldwork.
Noor Tasnim, a global health and evolutionary anthropology major from Saint Petersburg, Florida, was motivated to study global health after seeing health disparities when traveling abroad. After research experiences in several more countries, Tasnim is focusing his global health studies on musculoskeletal disorders.