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DGHI Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: December 2018

January 04, 2019

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

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3 Questions with Social Demographer Amy Finnegan

December 14, 2018

DGHI research scholar Amy Finnegan likes to think of herself as the “Swiss Army knife” of researchers. We recently caught up with her to learn more about her approach to research and why she thinks big data is a big deal for global health.

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Artificial Intelligence, Meet Global Health

December 02, 2018

As artificial intelligence is on the rise, a few Duke Global Health Institute researchers have recognized its potential to improve access to healthcare. Artificial intelligence (AI) can come in many different forms, but Master of Science in Global Health student Mary Brannock and professor Eric Green are focusing on chatbots.

Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: November 2018

December 02, 2018

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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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.

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DGHI Professor Wendy O’Meara Wins Tropical Medicine Award

November 16, 2018

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene recently honored Wendy O’Meara, associate professor of medicine and global health, with a 2018 Bailey K. Ashford Medal at the ASTMH annual meeting. This award recognizes distinguished work in tropical medicine by early- or mid-career ASTMH members.

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Alma-Ata’s Second Act

November 15, 2018

Can a reboot of the 40-year-old declaration bring us any closer to its “health for all” ideals?

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