We're hiring--please help us spread the word! DGHI's Center for Policy Impact in Global Health is seeking a deputy director to help lead and advance the Center’s research agenda, expand its research into new areas, seek additional funding opportunities and shape its future activities and direction. Learn more/apply: http://bit.ly/2rWk50B
Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy
Sanford School of Public Policy
This week, we were honored to host a few of our many long-time Tanzanian partners from Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College, Bugando Medica Medical Center and Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, as well as a partner from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.
ON THE BLOG: Rising 2nd-year MSc-GH student Kevin Ramseur II reflects on his World Health Organization (WHO) internship and global health policy course in Geneva this summer as part of Sanford School of Public Policy's Program on Global Policy and Governance. Check it out: http://bit.ly/2tps9rQ
Congratulations to DGHI professor Charlie Nunn on his recent appointment of Editor-in-Chief of the open-access journal "Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health." In this Q&A, Nunn talks about how he got into evolutionary medicine, the big issues in the field and more: http://bit.ly/2veqFOt
ON THE BLOG: While most of our students' fieldwork takes place outside the country, we do have some local research projects in areas where communities experience health and healthcare disparities--like this one in Robeson County, North Carolina, just a couple of hours south of Duke. In today's blog post, two students reflect on their summer experience investigating why people in the county experience poor outcomes related to chronic kidney disease: http://bit...
Fascinating new research led by global health and evolutionary anthropology professor Charlie Nunn: Study of hunter-gatherers in Tanzania suggests that mismatched sleep schedules and restless nights may be an evolutionary leftover from a time many, many years ago, when a lion lurking in the shadows might try to eat you at 2am. Check it out! http://bit.ly/2uWbo4O