David Price

Congressman Price Visits Duke to Discuss Fuqua Initiatives for Healthcare in Africa

July 24, 2008

Congressman David Price (D-NC) visited Duke July 18 to learn about Fuqua School of Business initiatives for sub-Saharan Africa. Dean Blair Sheppard, along with professors Will Mitchell, Jeffrey Moe, Lucy Reuben, David Robinson and Kevin Schulman, offered details of Fuqua’s efforts to address complex health care issues by helping entrepreneurs develop management skills.

Truls Osbye

Lessons from the 2004 Tsunami

July 21, 2008

The pattern of hospitalizations arising from the deadly 2004 tsunami that hit Sri Lanka and other Indian Ocean nations offers lessons into how to prepare for future disasters, according to a study by Duke Medical Center researchers.


Physical Therapy Graduates Go Global!

July 21, 2008

After two years of fundraising and planning, doctoral students from the Duke Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2008 at long last realized their dream to go on a service-learning trip to Mumbai, India after their graduation this May.

Toxic Releases Disproportionately Affect Minority and Low-Income Communities

July 14, 2008

A study by Duke University researchers finds that minority and low-income communities are more likely to be adversely affected by a 2006 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ruling that exempts some industries from reporting detailed information about the toxic chemicals they release into the environment.

What is Your Global Health IQ?

July 10, 2008

How many of the questions posted in the Duke Chronicle on July 15, 2008 did you get right?  Check the answers below, and then click on the link to enter into the drawing for a $25 gift certificate to the Duke Book Store.  (Only Duke students are eligible.)

Research: DGHI Teams Improving the World Around Them

June 30, 2008

DGHI fieldwork participants have come to understand that a successful project is not only about crafting a strong protocol or research procedure, but also learning to cope with unforeseen obstacles and managing problems as they arise.