The inaugural class of 26 medical students at the Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School Singapore began classes Aug. 1, launching an ambitious education and research partnership that is unique for U.S. medical schools.
Part 3 of a global health series: By Rob Jackson… Three years ago today I was dripping wet and happily exhausted, having just hiked from 10,000 feet in the Peruvian Andes down into the Amazon lowlands.
Pat Rutter is just like any other freshman-he comes from New Jersey, lives in Southgate Dormitory and enjoys going to the beach.
Senior Andy Cunningham not only spoke at the United Nations headquarters over the summer, he also persuaded the entire assembly to dance along with a video of Kenyan school children performing a traditional Luo dance.
Andrew Moon’s guest column in the Herald Sun focuses on Dr. John Bartlett’s work in Tanzania.
In Sherryl Broverman’s AIDS/Emerging Diseases class students often begin the course expecting to learn about the worldwide pandemic.
Part 2 in a series on global health. By Anthony So. In the late 1990s, one of my early missions for The Rockefeller Foundation took me to Khayelitsha, a poor township in South Africa. Its corrugated iron shacks stood in sharp contrast to the waterfront of neighboring Cape Town.
David Katz, professor at the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke, has developed a computer tool that could improve the design of topical microbicides now under development.
A 28-member team of health care professionals from Duke University Medical Center is carrying nine tons of surplus medical equipment and donated supplies to the 1500-bed New Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Mulago Hospital staff will be trained to use and maintain the new equipment then surgeons from both countries will join in conducting a number of brain and spinal surgeries.