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February Global Health Forum Highlights Graduates of Scholarly Concentration Program, Monday, Feb 26, 12-1 pm, Roper 4302 and on Zoom

February 22, 2024

The February 2024 OGHE Global Health Forum will be highlighting all the 2024 graduating MD students enrolled in the Scholarly Concentration Program in Global Health. Come hear from the presenters what global health topics they explored during their medical school education on Monday, February 26 from 12-1 pm in Roper Hall (Room 4302) and online … Read more

Dr. Jessica Lin, MD, MCSR Studying Malaria Transmission & Elimination in Sub-Saharan Africa – Monday, January 22, 2024, Roper Hall 4302

January 16, 2024

Dr. Jessica Lin is an NIH-funded physician-scientist and principal investigator in the Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Ecology Lab (IDEEL) at UNC. Her research lies at the interface of clinical and molecular studies on malaria. Earlier in her career, she studied multi-drug resistant malaria and relapses due to vivax malaria in Southeast Asia. Her current projects … Read more

OGHE names five new resident and fellow Global Health Scholars

May 28, 2021

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

Dr. Amanda Kovacich presents “Ultrasound in Low Resource Settings: Project Development/Lung Ultrasound Findings in HIV and Pulmonary TB Coinfected Peruvian Patients”

March 12, 2021

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

Office of Global Health Education funds COVID-19 research, service learning

February 19, 2021

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