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DGHI Research Roundup: August 2018

September 04, 2018

Thirty-five 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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Student Spotlight: Noor Tasnim ’18 Finds Global Health Calling in Feet

March 26, 2018

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.

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Donor Generosity Helps Bring Student Field Projects to Life

December 18, 2017

This past summer, five undergraduate Duke students traveled to five different countries to conduct research, thanks in large part to the generous donors behind two funds established to support undergraduate global health fieldwork.

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DGHI Research Roundup: October 2017

November 14, 2017

Twenty-three 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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DGHI Research Roundup: February 2017

February 28, 2017

Twenty-five 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: Students Explore Human and Environmental Health in Madagascar

January 24, 2017

In summer 2016, a Duke-led student research team traveled to a small village in northeast Madagascar to investigate the effect of traditional cooking practices on human respiratory health, air quality, biodiversity and agriculture. Their goal? To work with the local community to produce sustainable data-driven solutions to foster the health of the people of Mandena and their natural environment.

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Alumna Spotlight: Melissa Manus ’16 Explores Links between Evolution and Medicine

January 24, 2017

Melissa Manus ’16 was drawn to the Duke Master of Science in Global Health (MSc-GH) program because of its focus on global research and learning beyond the classroom. And a meeting with global health and evolutionary anthropology professor Charles Nunn during her decision-making process sealed the deal for her. 

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It Takes a Village: A Fieldwork Bystander’s Perspective

January 24, 2017

By Susan Gallagher, Sr. Communication & Marketing Specialist, DGHI: Last year, DGHI’s associate director of research, John Bartlett, said something that really stuck with me: “The foundation of global health is in relationships ... this is where the joy of global health is.” 

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DGHI Research Roundup: October 2015

November 03, 2015

Twenty-two DGHI faculty members, staff and affiliates recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.

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