More DGHI students than ever are getting a chance to experience what it’s like to work at two of the 200+ organizations in the state working to improve global health.
“Disease eradication is the mother of all global health efforts,” Gavin Yamey proclaimed as he opened a recent panel discussion exploring the opportunities and challenges of eradication. “But is it worth the risks, the time, the resources and the tradeoffs?”
Duke and Ugandan surgeons collaborate to save babies with a rare birth defect that shouldn’t be fatal, but often is.
Thirty DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff, students and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
In 2018, the Duke Global Health Institute published more than 100 stories, research summaries, profiles, Q&As and op-eds. Here’s a look back at some of our favorites.
DGHI research scholar Amy Finnegan likes to think of herself as the “Swiss Army knife” of researchers. We recently caught up with her to learn more about her approach to research and why she thinks big data is a big deal for global health.
Nicole Savage ’15 has used the diverse skills she honed as a global health and public policy double major for three different global health positions she’s held since graduation.
Q&A with a few infectious disease experts at the Duke Global Health Institute on how we can best prevent and—if it comes to pass—contain this a looming influenza outbreak.
Associate professor Melissa Watt reflects on her partnership with IntraHealth International to share the lessons she learned through her obstetric fistula research in Tanzania.
Learning how to craft a story may be an atypical approach to preparing future health practitioners, but for Duke pediatric oncologist Ray Barfield, one of the "Storytelling in Medicine and Health" course instructors, storytelling is powerful tool that lies at the heart of medical practice.