Rachel Baber (C'20), Gabrielle Zegers (C’19), and Ashley Wilson (C’20) have been working all summer at the Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc., better known as TROSA.
Students use big data to investigate why one third of women who start a modern method of contraception abandon it within a year, even if they still want to avoid pregnancy.
William Pan has been named the inaugural Elizabeth Brooks Reid and Whitelaw Reid Associate Professor of Population Studies at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment.
On July 1, Shenglan Tang, Mary DBT and James Semans International Professor of Medicine and Global Health, became deputy director of the Duke Global Health Institute. We talked with him recently to learn more about his background and his vision for DGHI as he steps into his new role.
Forty-seven DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
Eric Green, assistant professor of global health and co-founder of Nivi, a startup that addresses sexual and reproductive health in Kenya and India, recently led a user engagement analysis of their app, askNivi, using text mining to glean insights that will be instrumental in guiding future product development.
In many parts of the world, clergy have an essential role in maintaining community health. But DGHI’s David Eagle worries they may be neglecting their own well-being in the process.
In rural Alaska, Susan Emmett—a DGHI surgeon—works to prevent hearing loss and call attention to a global health issue that often goes unheard.
Dori Steinberg has spent her career translating best practices in obesity prevention and related health issues from conventional healthcare settings to digital platforms. We spoke with her recently to learn more about the potential of digital health and mHealth.
Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) professor Kathy Sikkema will leave Duke University on June 30 to begin a position as the chair of the Department of Sociomedical Sciences in the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University.