MSc-GH alumnus Bolun Li ’16, from Jinzhou, China, is passionate about providing sustainable and scalable healthcare for low-income communities. This is the motivation behind his social enterprise, Development Innovation Insider (Diinsider).
Chris Plowe, who began his tenure as DGHI director on January 1, shared this message with the DGHI community during the first week of the new year
For many of us, January prompts reflections on the past year and anticipation of what’s to come as the calendar turns. At the Duke Global Health Institute, we’re thinking back to our top stories of 2017—which highlight some of our biggest research, education and innovation successes—and laying the groundwork for another year of progress toward eliminating health disparities.
Sixty-three DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications in November and December.
On January 1, Christopher Plowe began his tenure as director of the Duke Global Health institute (DGHI) and professor of medicine and global health.
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.
The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health (CPIGH), based in the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) is currently hosting two global health policy fellows, Addis Kassahun Mulat and Daniel Victor.
Exposure to air pollution on city streets is enough to counter the beneficial health effects of exercise in adults over 60, according to a new study led by scientists at Imperial College London and Duke University.
Having been born and raised in South Africa, Lauren Franz jumped at the opportunity to return to her home country with her husband and two children for a full year through the Duke Global Health Institute’s Faculty in Residence (FIR) program.
Wendy Prudhomme-O’Meara, associate professor of medicine and global health at Duke, is one of more than 180 researchers and policymakers who have come forward with new recommendations to advance the effort to rid the world of malaria.