Researchers from DGHI's Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research (CHPIR) are embarking on a new study with colleagues at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Lehigh Universitythat will examine the influence of immigration laws on United States Latino and Hispanic immigrants’ use of services for HIV testing, alcohol and drug use disorders (AODDs) and intimate partner violence (IPV).
An op-ed by John Stanifer, Duke University nephrology fellow and Master of Science in Global Health alumnus, reflecting on the value of his Fogarty Fellowship, in light of the U.S. Administration's proposal to eliminate the program.
The Global Health Research Center at Duke Kunshan University, led by global health and medicine professor Shenglan Tang, recently released its 2016 annual report.
“I wanted to work with communities internationally to learn about their culture, understand who they are, while at the same time providing service and advocacy,” said Okechi Boms, a 2016 alumnus. “DGHI has allowed me to seamlessly combine my interests in understanding peoples’ stories and working to improve their lives.”
A commentary by Michel Landry and Janet Prvu Bettger, DGHI affiliates, about the need to invest in comprehensively addressing the health impact on people affected by Zika, including long-term interventional, social and disability management for children and adults who suffer from disabilities related to the disease.
Junior global health major Hope Arcuri came to Duke before she knew she was interested in global health. Drawn to Duke’s public policy program, Arcuri soon realized she wanted to delve deeper into the ways in which policy could impact poverty and health.
Thirty-seven DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
Barton Haynes, global health professor and director of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI), and colleagues from Duke and a number of collaborating institutions recently created an extraordinarily potent antibody that can neutralize 99.5% of the HIV strains tested—a significant advance in the fight against the disease.
Assistant professor of medicine and global health Gerald S. Bloomfield and 2015 Master of Science in Global Health alumna Melissa Burroughs Peña recently penned a commentary, “Five Reasons Why Global Health Matters to Cardiologists,” in the journal Cardiology Clinics, in which they reflect on how our global environment bears on the cardiology profession, particularly for cardiologists in high-income countries.
An op-ed by Ward Brehm and DGHI board chair Jack Leslie: We’ve seen the results firsthand. Americans would do well to understand the value of these investments—and oppose the proposed cuts.