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Meet returning ACE Ambassador Captain: Meagan Lew. #ACEinIndia ‘16. Meagan is a coxswain on the @dukerow team from Boston, MA, majoring in Evolutionary Anthropology and minoring in Global Health. What appealed to her about the ACE program was not only the chance to go abroad and be immersed in a different culture, but also the opportunity to give back to a community. Meagan decided to apply for the ACE in India program because she knew the least about India compared to the other countries and wanted to step out of her comfort zone as much as possible. Being able to go to India with the ACE program was one of the most amazing experiences Meagan has had at Duke. ACE gave her the opportunity to develop relationships with the children at school and other Duke and Stanford student-athletes all while experiencing another part of the world. As a global health minor, she was interested to see how social determinants affected health in another country. Coming back to Duke, her experiences in India have allowed her to make enriching connections in her global health classes. The ACE in India program has allowed Meagan to develop meaningful relationships and build leadership, cultural competency, and communication skills that she can bring back not only to her team, but to the classroom and beyond Duke. #aceathletes #ACEambassador #goduke #globalhealth #coxswain #dukeglobal #bestofbothworlds #dukeuniversity #duke @dukeghi
Happy Thanksgiving from #DGHI! May your day be filled with family, food and festivities!
Thanks, @getthestandard, for this FABULOUS feature about Professor David Boyd's treasure-filled office! It is truly one of the most amazing places on campus, especially if you have the pleasure of knowing Dr. Boyd and hearing the stories and adventures behind the treasures! Find a link to the piece (including lots of intriguing photos!) in our bio. 
Photo credit: Sophia Li
#OneOfaKind #TheBaldGuru
Future #GlobalHealth leaders in action! These seniors are working hard on their projects in @daclements’ capstone class, where they’re coming up with creative solutions to address #HealthDisparities locally and worldwide! 
#DGHI #Capstone
Our work in #Guatemala keeps expanding in some truly exciting ways! A team of Duke faculty (incl. DGHI prof Henry Rice), staff and a recent alum (@gabrielaasturias, now prez of Foundation Fundegua) recently traveled to Guatemala to meet with the minister of health, Dr. Carlos Soto (far right), to initiate a new #PatientSafety project. The project aims to train medical professionals and nursing staff to improve patient safety measures through training in safety science, improving the quality of medical services and promoting the safety culture of the hospitals. #GlobalSurgery #DukeIsEverywhere @dukealumni
Dorothy Dow—a #DukeMScGH alumna and now an assistant professor in infectious diseases and global health—talks with a teen patient in Tanzania, where she’s conducting research to try to better understand the psychological challenges experienced by youth living with HIV. “We’ve helped more and more children survive until their teenage years through interventions such as preventing mother-to-child transmission and by raising awareness of what causes HIV, but once they hit adolescence, we start to lose them,” said Dow. “There are no mental health professionals available to help them with the psychological distress of living with HIV… the youth need to be at the table with us, to help us figure out how to help them.” Read more about Dorothy’s work in Tanzania, made possible with support from the Fogarty International Center, by clicking on the link in our bio!

#GlobalHealth #DGHI #HIV #AIDS
At the first-ever Global Opportunities Fair yesterday, our experiential learning guru, Lysa MacKeen, chats up a @dukeenvironment student about how her interests may tie into global health fieldwork projects.
See and hear about #DGHI founding director Mike Merson through the years, from his earliest global health inspiration (his grandfather!) to his fight against #AIDS on the world stage to his thoughts about what makes #DGHI such a special place. Last week, he was honored with a distinguished faculty award by the Duke Medical Alumni Association, and a video by DMAA’s Jim Rogalski captures his career milestones and reflections beautifully. Watch the video at the link in our bio!
This comic-style poster caught our eye at last week’s research showcase. What a creative and engaging way to present research findings! #DGHI #GlobalHealth #DataViz #BassConnections #DukeIsEverywhere
Join us for the first ever Duke Global Opportunities Fair! We’ll be there to answer your questions about DGHI, along with nearly 20 other global organizations from across campus. Find opportunities to enhance your academic experience and your resume, collect “passport stamps” at each table to win prizes, and enjoy pizza on us. Mark your calendars so you won’t miss it!
#GlobalEd #DGHI #GlobalHealth
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Conduct a study in Guatemala on STEM empowerment and education among indigenous school girls!🔺Go to the Link in bio for more info and apply!!! 🔺https://goo.gl/forms/7kUcrfmqGnjggmeh1
Check out some photos from our Global Health Research Showcase last week! Congrats to winners of the research poster contest and photo contest!

#DGHI #GlobalHealth #Research #PhotoContest

Meet the latest additions to our faculty--a true reflection of our interdisciplinary approach, with co-appointments in surgery, statistical science, nephrology, engineering and more! http://bit.ly/2n00riD

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In The News & Observer op-ed, Emily Esmaili reflects on humanitarian disasters and her work with refugee families both locally and internationally. Esmaili, a senior research fellow at DGHI's Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research and global health fellow with DGHI's Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health, will soon travel to Bangladesh to work in a Rohingya refugee camp with NGO Medical Teams International. http://bit.ly/2A2fsWi

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We agree: Professor David Boyd's office -- aka "The Guru's Nest" -- is one of the most amazing places on campus! You never know what you're going to find in there, and if you're lucky, you'll get to hear the stories behind each of his international treasures, from art pieces to his cigarette box collection to artifacts and thank you notes from his students. Let Duke's The Standard take you on a fun little tour: http://bit.ly/2zZ7fSU

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VIDEO! 4.5 billion people live without means to safely dispose of their waste. Funded by the Gates Foundation through the "Reinvent the Toilet" Challenge, Marc Deshusses, civil and environmental engineering and global health professor, and his team are trying to change that ... in a big way. Watch the video to learn more: http://bit.ly/2mOJ58r Duke Engineering

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We're excited to announce the newest undergrad DGHI course--a month-long summer study abroad program in Galle, Sri Lanka! Partner with students from the University of Amsterdam / Universiteit van Amsterdam and the University of Ruhuna to explore global health challenges through classroom-based instruction and field experiences. Check it out today and help us spread the word! http://bit.ly/2zTmvR8

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See what our faculty, staff and alum have been publishing lately--the articles and books cover a range of topics from HIV/AIDS to hypertension to "frugal innovation" and more! http://bit.ly/2zIpV9u

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Training Tomorrow's Global Health Leaders: Senior Voices 2014
Global Mental Health at Duke
Finding Your Niche at Duke
DGHI Research Series: Road traffic injuries
Connecting Students With Research, Their Communities & The World
New Course: Primate Disease Ecology and Global Health
Engineering Solutions for Global Health
The Voices of Global Health Showcase
Studying Global Health in the Peruvian Amazon:  A Bass Connections Project
Introducing 2013-14 Doris Duke Fellows at Duke University