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We're delighted to announce that Christopher Plowe, Professor of Medicine and Founding Director of the Institute for Global Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, has been selected as the new DGHI director. He'll assume the role on January 1. We're excited to see where his leadership takes us! Learn more:


VIDEO: Last week, DGHI research director John Bartlett gave a wonderful talk about our decades-long partnership with several institutions in Tanzania--one of our most successful and long-standing collaborations. If you haven't seen John speak, this is a great one to watch--his excitement and enthusiasm about his work is absolutely inspiring. (Also: Don't miss the funny cameo at the end of the presentation!)


#TBT to fall 2015, when students talked with us about their summer fieldwork! Check out these videos -- you may see some familiar faces!


Duke global health students: Don't forget about our photo contest! Submit your photos by Friday, 9/29--it's easy and only takes a few minutes. We'd especially like to see photos of students engaged in fieldwork. Get the details here:


Surgery & global health professor Susan Emmett reflects, “Joining the TED Fellows community was truly transformative. The ideas that come from coalescing such a diverse community ... formed the foundation for collaborations that will continue for years to come.” Learn more about her TED experience and her important research on global hearing loss and reducing disparities in treatment of these conditions:


We're excited to share the news that DGHI and partners across Duke recently launched the Duke Global Health Innovation Center (GHIC) to study and support the scaling and adaptation of health innovations, and related policy reforms, to address critical health challenges worldwide. The GHIC is a joint initiative with the Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy and the Duke Institute for Health Innovation. Learn more:


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New Course: Primate Disease Ecology and Global Health
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