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Kathy Sikkema

Q&A with Outgoing DGHI Professor Kathy Sikkema

June 07, 2019

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.

Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: May 2019

June 07, 2019

55 DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications. 

Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: April 2019

May 05, 2019

Thirty-two DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.

Hadza Woman Digging for Tubers

What Can Hunter-Gatherers Teach Us about Staying Healthy?

April 21, 2019

Evolutionary anthropologist and DGHI professor Herman Pontzer believes we have a lot to learn from hunter-gatherers—who are among the healthiest people on Earth—about what constitutes a healthy lifestyle. 

The Many Faces of Vaccine Hesitancy

April 21, 2019

Duke Global Health Institute faculty member Lavanya Vasudevan and pediatricians Jeffrey Baker and Chip Walter are among the Duke researchers trying to better understand the complex reasons behind vaccine hesitancy and identify more effective ways of allaying vaccine concerns.

Research Roundup

DGHI Research Roundup: March 2019

March 29, 2019

Forty-eight DGHI-affiliated authors—including faculty, staff and alumni—recently shared new discoveries on a variety of global health topics in peer-reviewed publications.

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