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DGHI faculty member Anthony So, along with Phil Cook at Duke's Sanford School, served as part of a National Research Council committee that recently released a report about the U.S. illicit tobacco market. Read the press release and download the report for free!
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DGHI students: Put your problem-solving skills to the test in the upcoming SEAD Case Competition, a unique opportunity for grad and undergrad students to work together in teams to tackle real-time challenges facing an innovative health care initiative in the developing world. Please let the communications team know if you apply!
Duke students have the chance to participate in two great innovation competitions coming up this spring semester.  If you're looking for ways to put your skills and studies to the test, be sure to...
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Congratulations to Deborah Jenson, DGHI faculty member who's been appointed as the new director of Duke's Franklin Humanities Institute! http://bit.ly/1DUk9vL
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Don't miss the Duke Science & Society Roundtable re: quarantining Ebola health workers & allowing unvaccinated kids in public schools 2/26, 12-1, lunch provided http://bit.ly/1DTAgtq
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Duke global health students: Get your innovation on -- enter the SwitchPoint Youth Contest! Deadline 4/6. If you enter, please let us know!
The SwitchPoint Youth Contest. The SwitchPoint Youth Contest is about finding new ways to spark innovations that will save lives around the world. We challenge individuals 30 and under to think across boundaries, to see everyday objects in new ways, and to channel their ingenuity to address some ...
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DGHI faculty Mary Story recently served on a nutrition panel that calls for less sugar and fewer cholesterol and fat restrictions. Read about it in the NY Times "Well" blog!
A nutrition advisory panel that helps shape the country’s official dietary guidelines eased some of its previous restrictions on fat and cholesterol and recommended new limits on the amount of added sugars that Americans should consume.
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Tropical parasitology, anyone? Join the 5,959 students from 170 countries who have joined our new MOOC in the first 10 days it's been offered! Psst: It's FREE!
Tropical Parasitology: Protozoans, Worms, Vectors and Human Diseases is a free online class taught by John A. Bartlett, M.D., Franklin Mosha, Ph.D. & Mramba Nyindo, Ph.D. of Duke University
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We're excited to share that DGHI faculty member Brandon Kohrt co-edited the book "Global Mental Health: Anthropological Perspectives" with Emily Mendenhall from Georgetown University. The book will be released in March ... stay tuned for more details! Congrats, Brandon!
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Thinking about attending Duke? Hear what Duke students and alumni have to say about what makes Duke so special.
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Don't miss the latest news from DGHI. Sign up today and share it with your friends and global health colleagues! https://globalhealth.duke.edu/media/newsletter
Each edition of "Global Health Insider" features stories, videos and blogs about the people, programs and partnerships behind the Duke Global Health Institute. The weekly e-newsletter also includes highlighted faculty and student opportunities and upcoming global health events to stay engaged on campus and in the community.
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DGHI prof Karrie Stewart reflects on her Flipping the Classroom Fellowship, offered by the Duke Center for Instructional Technology.
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How do you learn about a new culture? What's the impact of culture on research planning? MSc-GH candidates explore these and other questions in a cross-cultural competence workshop designed to help prepare them for their fieldwork.
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Reducing Health Disparities at Home and Globally
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The Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) works to reduce health disparities in our local community and worldwide. Recognizing that many global health problems stem from economic, social, environmental, political and health care inequalities, DGHI brings together interdisciplinary teams to solve complex health problems and to train the next generation of global health scholars.


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