When military personnel are deployed to respond to crises around the world, they may unintentionally be spreading infectious diseases, too.
Rachel Baber (C'20), Gabrielle Zegers (C’19), and Ashley Wilson (C’20) have been working all summer at the Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc., better known as TROSA.
Students use big data to investigate why one third of women who start a modern method of contraception abandon it within a year, even if they still want to avoid pregnancy.
Forty-seven DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.
Eric Green, assistant professor of global health and co-founder of Nivi, a startup that addresses sexual and reproductive health in Kenya and India, recently led a user engagement analysis of their app, askNivi, using text mining to glean insights that will be instrumental in guiding future product development.
In many parts of the world, clergy have an essential role in maintaining community health. But DGHI’s David Eagle worries they may be neglecting their own well-being in the process.
In rural Alaska, Susan Emmett—a DGHI surgeon—works to prevent hearing loss and call attention to a global health issue that often goes unheard.
Dori Steinberg has spent her career translating best practices in obesity prevention and related health issues from conventional healthcare settings to digital platforms. We spoke with her recently to learn more about the potential of digital health and mHealth.
Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) professor Kathy Sikkema will leave Duke University on June 30 to begin a position as the chair of the Department of Sociomedical Sciences in the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University.