April – Jean Gleason and Don Nguyen, Duke One Health Team members, are awarded the 2021 Graduate Research and Travel Awards through Duke University Center for International and Global Studies (DUCIGS) in support of their Master’s thesis work.
April – Lucas Rocha-Melogno was selected to receive a Forever Duke Student Leadership Award.
March – Amanda Farrell (Duke University Medical Student 4) was selected to be a resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the prestigious Harvard Beth Israel Deaconess Program.
March – Hsien-Yao Chee, Duke Kunshan University undergraduate, has been awarded the Student Experiential Learning Fellow (SELF) to support his research in Malaysia in summer 2021.
January – Our collaborative proposal with North Carolina State University and Stitch Partners “Deactivate Airborne Pathogens” won first prize in the Triangle Impact Challenge 2021:FlyRDU competition. Video link
January – Yuexuan Chen, Duke undergraduate, has won multiple awards to support her senior thesis research project work with the Duke One Health Laboratory and the Duke Lemur Center. Her work is fully funded through a Duke SPIRE fellowship, the Molly Glander Award, and an Independent Study Grant from Duke University Undergraduate Research Support.
December – Yuexuan Chen, Duke undergraduate, has been selected as a Schwarzman Scholar for the 2021-22 academic year, awarding her with funding for a 1 year Masters program in Beijing, China.
September – Raquel Binder, PhD, MPH, Senior Research Associate on the Duke One Health team, has been awarded the selective American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) 2020 Annual Meeting Travel Award.
November – Emma Wang, MSc, Duke One Health laboratory manager at Duke Kunshan University, has been offered a prestigious, 4-year Scientia PhD Scholarship at the University of New South Wales in Australia.
September – Emily Bailey, PhD, Duke One Health team member, is recognized as having one of the Top 3 cited articles since 2018 in the journal of Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine, and Vaccines.
August – Emily Bailey, PhD, Duke One Health team member, is selected for tenure track assistant professorship at Texas Tech University, starting in Fall 2019.
August – Professor Greg Gray received an American Veterinary Epidemiological Society Honorary Diplomate Award American Veterinary Epidemiological Society Honory Diplomate Award for his outstanding contributions to animal health, public health, and One Health.
July – Laura Borkenhagen, Duke One Health team member, accepted into the USDA APHIS National Bio and Agro-Defense Scientist Training Program.
June – Professor Greg Gray elected to the Council on Foreign Relations for his international One Health research involving emerging infectious disease.
May – Amanda Farrell, Duke 2nd-year medical student, awarded American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine for zoonotic disease research in Vietnam.
May – Kerry Mallinson, Duke undergraduate, awarded Graduation with Distinction in Biology for her thesis, Evaluating rhinovirus prevalence among pneumonia patients in Sarawak, Malaysia.
May – Amanda Farrell, Duke 2nd-year medical student, awarded Eugene A. Stead Student Research Scholarship for zoonotic disease research in Vietnam.
Apr – Su Yadana (former research associate at Duke-NUS) is accepted to an 8-week summer internship with the WHO Global Influenza Program at their headquarters in Geneva.
Apr – Thao Nguyen and Amanda Farrell, Duke 2nd-year medical students, each awarded the Duke Global Health Institute 3rd Year Medical Student Research Grant for zoonotic disease research in Vietnam.
Mar – Amanda Farrell, Duke 2nd-year medical student, selected as inaugural recipient of a Grants for Emerging Researcher/Clinician Mentorship (G.E.R.M.) Program Award by the Infection Diseases Society of America for zoonotic disease research in Vietnam.
Mar – Laura Borkenhagen, MSc, Duke One Health team member, is accepted to PhD Programs at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and Duke Nicholas School of the Environment with fully funded offers.
Mar – Jane Fieldhouse, MSc, Duke One Health team member, is accepted to doctoral programs at the University of California, San Francisco, the University of California, Berkeley, and Duke University, with two fully funded offers.
Feb – Amber Barnes, MPH, PhD, (former Duke postdoc with D43 training program in Mongolia) is selected for appointment as a tenure track Assistant Professor in Public Health at the University of North Florida in the fall of 2019.
Jan – Thao Nguyen and Amanda Farrell, Duke 2nd-year medical students, are approved for conducting their research year with our Duke One Health team studying zoonotic diseases in Vietnam.
Dec – Kristen Coleman, PhD, a Research Fellow at the Laboratory of One Health Research at Duke-NUS, receives a postdoctoral exchange award to visit Duke University in 2019.
Sep – Diego Galan, a Duke University 2nd-year medical student, is awarded a Duke-Singapore Student Scholar Fellowship to perform his third training year with our laboratory at Duke-NUS. He will study leptospirosis with our collaborators in Sarawak.
June – Amber Barnes, PhD (former Duke postdoc with D43 training program in Mongolia), is awarded a faculty position in the Department of Public Health at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL.
May – Professor Greg Gray honored as Duke University’s Global Health Graduate Professor of the Year, 2017-2018.
May – Tham Nguyen (Research associate at Duke-NUS) is awarded a full three-year scholarship to pursue her PhD at the University of Queensland.
May – Asst Professor Michael von Fricken (former Duke postdoc with D43 training program in Mongolia) received a university-level award, Career Connection Faculty Award, at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.
May – Anastasia Lambrou, MSc is accepted as a PhD student in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD.
Apr – Dr. Lexi Sack (former Duke postdoc with D43 training program in Mongolia) is selected for PhD training at Tufts University in Boston, MA.
Apr – Dr. Michael von Fricken (former Duke postdoc with D43 training program in Mongolia) receives the University of Florida Alumni Association’s Outstanding Young Alumni (OYA) Award.
Apr – Su Yadana (Research associate at Duke-NUS) is accepted into the Columbia University MPH program in New York City, NY.
Apr – Sarah Philo, MSC is awarded a full two-year scholarship to pursue her PhD at the University of Washington, in Seattle, WA.
Mar – Christophe Hansen-Estruch, a Duke University 4th-year medical student, wins the James B.D. Palmer GSK Memorial Scholarship Fund award ($10,000) for his polyomavirus research work at Duke-NUS and Duke University.
Mar – Anastasia Lambrou, MSc is awarded an EcoHealth Alliance EcoHealthNet Research Exchange to conduct a research study and teach One Health courses in Chitwan, Nepal.
Feb – Professor Greg Gray selected as a committee member in a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on International Security and Arms Control: Enhancing Global Health Security through International Biosecurity and Health Engagement Programs.
Dec – Laura Borkenhagen (Duke University), Jane Fieldhouse (Duke University), and Hudson Berkhouse (Duke Kunshan University) complete their MSc in Global Health six months earlier than their classmates.
Sep – Dr. Ben Anderson (postdoc at Duke University) is selected for appointment as an Assistant Professor of Science and Global Health at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China.
Sep – Dr. Michael von Fricken (former Duke postdoc with D43 training program in Mongolia) receives Outstanding Young Alumni Award, University of Florida, College of Public Health and Health Professions, Gainesville, FL.
Sep – Anastasia Lambrou, MSc appointed as Vice President for Members of the International Student One Health Alliance Executive Committee.
Jul – Professor Greg Gray receives an Excellence in Education Award for Duke Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases.
May – Laura Pulscher, MSc awarded a full three-year PhD scholarship to attend the University of Sydney in Sydney Australia.
Apr – Dr. Lexi Sack (former Duke postdoc with D43 training program in Mongolia) is accepted in the MPH program at Harvard University in Boston, MA.
Apr – Anastasia Lambrou, MSc awarded Center for a Livable Future Lerner Fellowship for her work in North Carolina and South/South East Asia.
Dec – Laura Pulscher (Duke University) completes her MSc in Global Health six months earlier than her classmates.
May – Tom Moore, MSc is awarded APHL-CDC Infectious Disease Laboratory Fellowship at Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, TN.
Sep – Dr. Michael von Fricken (postdoc in Mongolia) is selected for appointment as an Assistant Professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.
Mar – Christophe Hansen-Estruch, a Duke University 2nd-year medical student, is awarded a Duke-Singapore Student Scholar Fellowship to perform his third training year with our laboratory at Duke-NUS. He will study polyomaviruses in Singapore.
Mar – Anastasia Lambrou completes her MSc in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.
Jan – Florence Tesha, an undergraduate student at Duke University, is named one of 25 under 25: Leaders in US – China Relations.
Apr – Dr. Ben Anderson (postdoc at Duke University) is selected for special training in Duke’s Scholars of Molecular Medicine (Infectious Disease) Program.