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
Srijana and Sujata Bhattarai Chhetri, both MD class of 2026 and both part of the Scholarly Concentration in Global Health (cohort 5) were recently featured in the February 2024 Newsletter for the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Click on the title to see the full article.
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
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