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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

Dr. Heather Root presents “Implementation of UNC’s Own COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Program”

February 4, 2021

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

Dr. Krysten North shares Multi-National Low-Birthweight Infant Feeding Exploration (LIFE) study

January 14, 2021

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

Dr. Stephen Kimani highlights his global oncology fellowship with UNC Project Malawi (Virtual)

November 24, 2020

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

MS1 Global Health Experiences Summer Panel

October 13, 2020

UNC Office of Global Health Education On October 12, 2020, our annual OGHE Global Health Experiences Student Panel took place virtually. Second year medical students presented their 2020 remote summer projects working on global health research studies with UNC faculty and experts from partner sites. This panel is for first year medical students to learn … Read more

Dr. Louise King discusses Global Health in Rwanda (Virtual)

October 8, 2020

Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:00-1:00pm Louise King, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine “Big Lessons in Global Health from a Small Country: The Rwanda Experience” Louise King, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of General Medicine in the Department of Medicine. She joined the UNC faculty in March, 2020 after living in … Read more

Addressing Pandemic Problems

September 24, 2020

While COVID-19 has shaken the world, it has also pushed society to be more innovative and creative — two attributes that have been essential to the success of researchers at UNC. Carolina students, faculty, and staff are engaged in an abundance of projects, making UNC the most cited university in the nation for coronavirus research. Read Megan May’s full coverage HERE.

Dr. Jeff Stringer discusses UNC Global Women’s Health (Virtual)

September 15, 2020

Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:00-1:00pm Jeff Stringer, MD Director, UNC Division of Global Women’s Health Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology Jeff Stringer, MD is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health. Between 2001 … Read more

Dr. Janey Phelps leads UNC Global Anesthesia Program

July 31, 2020

  UNC Global Anesthesia seeks to offer educational, clinical and research opportunities for Anesthesia trainees and faculty at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe Malawi.  The goal of the collaboration is to improve the anesthesia and critical care in Malawi through enhanced education, development of evidence based protocols, and quality improvement research projects. See their new … Read more