Kim Blankenship started her academic career as a self-proclaimed feminist sociologist, interested in looking at gender issues in the workplace.
Job Opening: Senior Program Coordinator - Center For Health Policy (North Carolina Community AIDS Partnership)
The National AIDS Fund is collaborating with several North Carolina philanthropic foundations to create the North Carolina Community AIDS Partnership. Duke University’s Center for Health Policy has been selected as the convener of this Partnership in order to develop and sustain public/ private partnerships which will create greater funding for HIV care services throughout North Carolina.
The Duke Global Health Institute welcomes Duncan Thomas, PhD, professor of economics, as a new DGHI faculty member. We also welcome Will Mitchell, PhD, of the Fuqua School of Business, as a new DGHI Affiliate.
Academic global health programs are burgeoning, and so are the opportunities for students and trainees from rich countries to dip their toes into global health through short-term training and volunteer experiences in resource-poor settings. But where are the guidelines to make sure these experiences are conducted in an ethical manner?
The NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund (HWTF) announced on September 15 the creation of a new fellowship program to focus on health disparities in North Carolina. HWTF is partnering with the Duke Global Health Institute to manage the project.
The Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) and Duke University are launching a new semester program designed primarily for pre-med, biology, public health, and natural science majors to be trained in research in the areas of tropical medicine and public health in Costa Rica.
SINGAPORE, 9 September 2008: Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore
(Duke-NUS) has appointed Dr. David Matchar as its Director of Health Services
The Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) has received a three-year grant of approximately $400,000 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop an interdisciplinary Master of Science in Global Health program.
Mark Ottenweller, Global HIV/AIDS Coordinator for Hope Worldwide, gave the first University Seminar on Global Health for the 2008-09 academic year on September 8.
Although “being faithful” is one of the three points in the “ABC” strategy of HIV prevention in Africa (abstinence, being faithful to your partner, and use of condoms), monogamy is not as protective against AIDS as one might expect, according to recent research.