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DGHI Research Roundup: August 2018

September 04, 2018

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

Social Determinants of Health Team talks with Guest

Data Visualization Projects Offer Novel Lens to Explore Health Issues

August 20, 2018

Over the summer, many global health students engage in research in some capacity. Some choose to travel to one of more than 40 countries to do fieldwork; others participate in the Duke Engage or Bass Connections programs. Yet another way for students to gain valuable research experience is the Data+ program hosted by the Information Initiative at Duke.

Visit to Ayurvedic Hospital

DGHI Launches First-Ever Study Abroad Course

August 20, 2018

This summer, DGHI launched its first study abroad course—“Global Health in Context: Sri Lanka”—iin collaboration with partners from the University of Amsterdam and the University of Ruhuna. The four-week program is based in Galle, a town on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka.

2018-2019 Doris Duke Fellows

DGHI Welcomes Three New Doris Duke Fellows

July 30, 2018

DGHI has selected three new Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellows for the 2018-19 academic year. The fellows—one medical student from Indiana University and two from Duke University—will conduct clinical global health research throughout the upcoming academic year.

Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: July 2018

July 30, 2018

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. 

Fieldwork Photos Collage

“Expect the Unexpected” and Other Fieldwork Insights from Students

July 10, 2018

While most of us at DGHI are spending our summer days on campus in Durham, more than 130 global health undergraduate and master’s students are applying their classroom learning to the real world in low-resource settings across the globe. We reached out to a few of these students and asked them to share their thoughts about their fieldwork experience so far.

DGHI Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: June 2018

July 10, 2018

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

Boda Boda Drivers

Road Traffic Injuries Are a Huge Global Problem, but Motorcyclists Can Help

June 25, 2018

For many people in low-resource countries, riding a motorcycle isn’t just a way to get around—it’s their livelihood as “taxi” drivers. But for far too many, it’s also how they lose their life. Catherine Staton, assistant professor of emergency medicine and global health, and her colleagues are working to change that.

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