Welcome to the Duke Global Health Institute WordPress network. Here you will find a directory of faculty and initiative websites. DGHI brings together the best minds, from all corners of the university and the world, to improve global health equity.
- Duke Global Neurosurgery and Neuroscience
Duke Global Neurosurgery and Neuroscience’s mission is to promote health in low- and middle-income countries through a multi-faceted evidence based and collaborative approach to improve patient access to care and health outcomes, strengthen health systems, and inform policy.
- EBC Lab
The Exposure Biology and Chemistry Laboratory at Duke University is located at the Nicholas School of the Environment Levine Science Research Center (LSRC) building and hosts 1,100 sq ft of wet laboratory space for the analysis of exposure biomarkers. The laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to obtain accurate and efficient lab results.
The Risk Assessment of Manufactured Nanoparticles Used in Consumer Products (RAMNUC) Center provides a systematic, multidisciplinary approach that includes both, experimental and computational tools for predicted potential human and environmental risks associated with the use of selected consumer products.
- Duke One Health
One Health, an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses animal, human, and environmental health, has been embraced as a way forward by many groups of professional experts. It is a worldwide strategy for advancing health care in humans, animals and the environment through communication and collaboration between multiple disciplines with the realization that human, animal, and environmental health are all connected.
- Jeuland Research
Marc is an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the Sanford School of Public Policy and the Duke Global Health Institute at Duke University. His research interests include nonmarket valuation, water and sanitation, environmental health, trans-boundary water resource planning and management, and the impacts and economics of climate change.
- Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI)
The Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) is a partnership between Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) and the Duke University School of Medicine to train future leaders of health care academics, research and policy in Tanzania. The innovative models of medical education will strengthen the information technology infrastructure, provide a diversity of technologies and strategies to implement in the KCMC curriculum, and offer research award opportunities for education modernization and utilization.
- Nurture Study
Nurture is a research study run by Dr. Sara Benjamin Neelon and other researchers at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. We are collecting information from 1,000 moms and babies who live in our area to better understand how infants grow and develop over the first year of life. Nurture is funded by the National Institutes of Health.
- Sara Benjamin Neelon Research
Dr. Benjamin Neelon’s research focuses on policy and environmental approaches to obesity prevention in vulnerable populations. Her studies target young children and women during pregnancy, with several focusing on child care and school environments.
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