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. 

Duke Approves Global Health Residency

January 06, 2008

Beginning in the 2008-09 academic year, physicians who want extra training in international health will have a new option at Duke. The Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health (HYC) and the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) have been awarded Duke University Health System funding to begin a new global health residency training program.

John Crump

Duke Global Health Institute Supports Creation of Child-Centered HIV Clinic in Tanzania

December 13, 2007

Duke Global Health Institute Supports Creation of Child-Centered HIV Clinic in Moshi, Tanzania. John Crump, MD (right), a Duke professor of medicine based in Moshi, Tanzania,  discusses AIDS treatments with Stefan Wiktor, director of CDC operations in Tanzania (center) and Mark Green, U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania after the opening ceremonies of the Child Centered Family Care Clinic (CCFCC).

GlobalHealth on the Graying Planet

December 06, 2007

Part 9 of a series on global health at Duke: By: Linda George. Our planet is graying. In every major society today, there are ever-increasing numbers and proportions of people over the age of 65. Indeed, the fastest growing segment of most societies is now the “oldest old”-individuals who are 85 and older.