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.
On March 5, DGHI hosted Michele Barry, director of the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health and senior Associate dean for global health at Stanford University, as our guest for the 2019 Victor J. Dzau Distinguished Lecture in Global Health.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tessa Concepcion MS’18 recently published her master’s thesis, a research study characterizing surgical conditions among children in Somaliland, in JAMA Network Open.
What infectious agents might be lurking in transit hubs like airports and subways? Duke One Health researchers are using bioaerosol sampling to find out.