The Office of Global Health Education (OGHE), through the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases and the UNC School of Medicine, introduces learners to global health experiences that often inspire them to be agents of change. While the scope of these experiences may vary, students join local health teams and community organizations that frequently … Read more
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OGHE is pleased to announce the opening of our 2022 GH Scholars cycle. Please share with any interested residents. Program details and application link can be found here. Email Moira for questions.
June 17, 2021 12:00-1:00pm Ashley Appiagyei, MD, MPH UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology OGHE Global Health Scholar, 2019-2021 Dr. Appiagyei is a third-year Resident Physician at … Read more
May, 2021 UNC’s Office of Global Health Education (OGHE) selected its 2021-2023 cohort of Global Health Scholars. The competitive two-year program supports the career and leadership development of UNC fellows and resident physicians who have a strong interest in global health. The scholars’ selection includes $8,000 to support research proposals. Supporting the scholars as second … Read more
Co-sponsored by the UNC IGHID Office of Global Health Education & UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, we are excited to host Henry Perry to discuss his life’s work in global public health across several continents. Henry Perry, MD, PhD, MPH presents “A Career in Global Health: From a Medical Missionary Surgeon to an … Read more
April 15, 2021 12:00-1:00pm Travis Wieland, MD, MA, MSc Chief Resident, UNC Department of Emergency Medicine OGHE Global Health Scholar Dr. Wieland had a diverse educational background before … Read more
March 18, 2021 12:00-1:00pm Amanda Kovacich, MD, MPH Pulmonary and Clinical Fellow, Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine Dr. Kovacich is a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Throughout fellowship she has had the opportunity to become engaged in research work in Peru with a … Read more
Feb 19, 2021 UNC’s Office of Global Health Education (OGHE) awarded $23,000 to teams of global health faculty and medical students to pursue COVID-19 related research and service learning in the spring or summer of 2021. During a time of global travel limitations and other constraints, OGHE leaders wanted to help medical students stay engaged … Read more
February 18, 2021 12:00-1:00pm Heather Root, MD Clinical Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases “The Implementation of UNC’s Own COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma (CCP) Program“ Dr. Root is an Infectious Diseases Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She did her Internal Medicine Residency at Emory University and received her medical degree from … Read more
January 21, 2021 12:00-1:00pm Krysten North, MD, MPH Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow, Division of Neonatology “Low-birthweight Infant Feeding Exploration (LIFE) study: An assessment of growth and nutrition in India, Malawi, and Tanzania“ Dr. North is a third-year neonatal-perinatal medicine fellow at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Throughout her fellowship, she has primarily worked on the … Read more
November 19, 2020 12:00-1:00pm Stephen Kimani, MD, MSc Clinical Fellow, Division of Hematology and Oncology Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center “Highlights from My Academic Global Oncology Fellowship Training at UNC Project Malawi” Dr. Kimani is a Kenyan national who has spent a great part of the past decade training and practicing in global health settings. Dr. … Read more