Priority Partnership Locations

Eldoret, Kenya

DGHI's primary partners in Eldoret, Kenya are Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Moi University School of Public Health, and the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) Consortium. The Hubert Yeargan Center for Global Health is a leader in DGHI’s strategic partnership with Moi University through its Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases Center of Excellence and the Global Health Residency/Fellowship Pathway (GHRF) Program. Dr. Nathan Thielman, Professor, Medicine and Global Health, is the Director for the Fogarty and the GHRF Program. The Hubert Yeargan Center coordinates bilateral educational exchanges for numerous Kenyan and Duke medical students and residents on elective rotations. Additionally, DGHI and Hubert Yeargan supports cardiologists based at Moi University. 

DGHI faculty member Wendy O’Meara resides in Eldoret championing DGHI’s effort on the ground. There is also a coordinator supporting the DGHI activities in the areas of administration, research, and finance. A diverse research agenda is complemented by opportunities for MSc-GH students.

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Research Focus

Cardiovascular disease, malaria, access to healthcare

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