Josh Rivenbark with Two Cambodian Partners

3 Questions with Doctoral Scholar Joshua Rivenbark

March 20, 2019

Joshua Rivenbark is the first Duke student to pursue a dual doctoral degree in medicine and public policy and the first medical student to participate in DGHI’s doctoral scholars program. We talked with him recently to learn more about his unchartered path, the connections he sees between medicine, public policy and global health, and his most memorable takeaways from the field.

Mercy Giving Remarks after Award

Global Health Doctoral Scholar Wins Second CUGH Award

March 11, 2019

Mercy Asiedu, a fifth-year PhD candidate in biomedical engineering, received the CUGH/Wasserheit Young Leader Award at the 10th annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Conference in Chicago this past weekend.

Baby's ear

DGHI Researchers Map Infant Hearing Loss in Durham County

March 03, 2019

DGHI affiliate Paul Lantos and his team recently published research examining how race, gestation age, maternal sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and geographical home location correlated with hearing loss for more than 19,000 infants in Durham County.

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DGHI Research Roundup: February 2019

March 03, 2019

Thirty-four DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.

Nyunt examines mosquito larvae

Multimedia Feature: Malaria Diplomacy

February 25, 2019

Check out our new multimedia feature, “Malaria Diplomacy,” to learn more about DGHI professor Myaing Myaing Nyunt’s malaria research—and the challenges and rewards of forging unlikely partnerships in Myanmar.

Munkhtsetseg (Muugii) Byambaa and Joseph Nii Otto Dodoo

Meet the Center for Policy Impact in Global Health’s Policy Fellows

February 20, 2019

The Policy Fellows program in the Duke Global Health Institute’s (DGHI) Center for Policy Impact in Global Health (CPIGH) is hosting its second cohort of fellows this year: Munkhtsetseg (Muugii) Byambaa from Mongolia and Joseph Nii Ottoe Dodoo from Ghana.

David Boyd & Kelly Brownell

3 Questions with Professor David Boyd on Running a Coursera Course

February 20, 2019

We recently talked with David Boyd, the Hymowitz Family Professor of the Practice of Global Health, about his Coursera course, "The Challenges of Global Health," and his experience developing it. Here are some excerpts from our conversation.