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Katherine Walmer

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Family Health Ministries

Smith Warehouse, C106, Bay 4
(919) 382-5500

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Kathy Walmer


Kathy Walmer is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Duke Global Health Institute and Core Affiliated Faculty at the Haiti Lab. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, she holds a Masters in Nursing and is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Kathy is the Executive Director of Family Health Ministries (FHM) which has nearly 20 years experience in Haiti. FHM works with international communities in their efforts to build and sustain healthy families with a primary emphasis on women and children's health and education.



Title Number Level Semester Requirements Fulfilled
Global Health and International Development in the Nonprofit Sector

Explore issues of global health and international development work in the non-profit sector. Topics include, delivery of culturally appropriate global health assistance to low resource countries, challenges in working in developing countries, different approaches to development work, management principles of non-governmental organizations (NGO's), and monitoring and evaluation of global health program outcomes. Topics will be explored through lecture, discussion and small group work. Final class presentation and paper will focus on developing a case study centered on a select global health problem and the non-profit organization(s) approach to delivering health care solutions.

Course Notes:
Was: GLHLTH 166
UG Only SPRING 2013 MAJOR: Focused Study
MINOR: Elective