News

New Program Supports Interdisciplinary Faculty Hires

March 25, 2008

A new program allows Duke schools to collaborate with university institutes and centers (UICs) to hire new tenure and tenure-track faculty positions to work in interdisciplinary areas of scholarship and education.

Paul Farmer to Give Global Health Lecture in April

March 17, 2008

Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, will be the distinguished lecturer for the Inaugural Annual Global Health Lecture at Duke on Monday, April 21, 2008 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in Duke University’s Page Auditorium. 

Dennis Clements Mulago Hospital

Duke Team Joins International Meeting about Healthcare Worker Shortage

March 11, 2008

In March, 2008, a team of faculty, staff and students from Duke traveled to Africa to attend the “First Global Forum on Human Resources for Healthcare” —the inaugural conference of the Global Healthcare Workforce Alliance (GHWA), which is an affiliate of the World Health Organization (WHO).  

Bob Einterz

Global Health Seminar Lecturer Tells Stories from Kenya

March 07, 2008

Bob Einterz loves to tell stories. So that’s what he did when he gave the University Seminar on Global Health lecture on March 6, sponsored by the Duke Global Health Institute and the Duke Center for International Studies.  

Kenyan Peace Deal Received With Hope Among Duke Faculty

March 03, 2008

As news came out on February 28 that an historic agreement was signed by Raila Odinga and Prisdent Kibaki to end Kenya’s post-election unrest, faculty and staff at Duke were beginning to nurture the hope that the country will soon return to normal and interrupted relationships with Kenyan colleagues will once again blossom.

Helping Handz Volunteer Program

February 21, 2008

Students and professional volunteers are needed to assist in a number of pre-conference and onsite conference administrative duties at the 35th Annual International Conference on Global Health.  The conference will take place from May 27-31 in Washington, DC.

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