Student Co-Director of Global Health Group Dies

February 15, 2008

Duke junior Aalok Modi collapsed and died Thursday night. (February 14). Aalok collapsed around 9:45 p.m. during an intramural basketball game in Wilson Recreation Center and was taken to Duke University Hospital emergency room. He died at about 11 p.m. 

Duke Students Provide Care in Rural N.C.

February 11, 2008

Duke’s relationship with Fremont, N.C., goes back to the late 1980s, but 2007 marked a year of new beginnings for both the rural town and the Duke medical students who volunteer their time there. 

Candle vigil

Students Remember Victims of Kenyan Violence

February 08, 2008

With the violence in Kenya continuing two months after a disputed election, Duke students held a candlelight vigil in solidarity with Kenyans who have lost their lives and livelihoods during the conflict Thursday night. The service took place at the Duke Chapel. The service included prayers and readings of poems by Kenyan schoolchildren.

Fighting Dengue Fever

February 05, 2008

Researchers have answered a puzzle about why efforts to lower the transmission of dengue virus in Thailand have not resulted in decreases in the life-threatening form of the infection.

Following the Law on Export Controls

February 04, 2008

A new campus Office of Export Controls will help Duke faculty avoid penalties when sharing their information and technology with peers.

Faculty Position: Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

February 01, 2008

The Duke Global Health Institute seeks a faculty member at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level to lead a global research initiative on prevention of cardiovascular disease and its sequelae with a focus on developing countries. 

Medical Alumni Outreach Database

January 13, 2008

The Medical Alumni Association and Duke Global Health Institute have compiled a list of DukeMed alums who have been, or currently are, involved in medical outreach work. These alumni have agreed to share their contact information so that you can learn more.