The South Africa partnership provides numerous opportunities for collaboration with DGHI. Most collaborative work is with the University of Cape Town (UCT) and related to mental health, child development, and social and behavioral medicine. DGHI faculty are also working with colleagues from UCT on topics including infectious diseases, genetics, health policy and access to health care. MSc-GH and doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and Global Health Pathway fellows can pursue fieldwork in connection with faculty working in Cape Town. Study-abroad programs are also available for undergraduate students.
Duke is partnering with Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) and the University of Cape Town to develop a Sociobehavioral Sciences Core at KCMC focused on HIV/AIDS. The goal of this project is to develop qualified socio-behavioral and mental health researchers to contribute to HIV research. Mentorships are offered by Duke faculty and faculty at the training sites.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Global Health
- University of Cape Town
- School of Medicine (Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Surgery)
- Trinity College of Arts & Sciences (Psychology and Neuroscience)
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