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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

Med Students Take Their Learning Online with Summer Global Health Course

July 22, 2020

“COVID-19 travel restrictions have had a great impact on our students, effectively causing all electives to be cancelled this year, but remote learning does offer unique opportunities for students from all over the world to connect in the same class,” said Martha Carlough, director of the OGHE and professor in family medicine.  Read the full story by UNC Global here.

A Message from UNC-Chapel Hill on International Students

July 17, 2020

UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz, Provost Robert A. Blouin, and Chief Global Officer Barbara J. Stephenson reaffirm commitment to international students . July 16, 2020 Dear Carolina Community, As the nation’s first public university, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has dedicated over 225 years to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, … Read more

Global Health Scholars Cohort V

June 1, 2020

We are proud to announce our newest cohort of Global Health Scholars! This competitive, two-year, multi-disciplinary program will provide funding to support the career and leadership development of residents with a strong interest in global health. The UNC Global Health Scholars Program will leverage the extensive global health resources, opportunities, and UNC faculty expertise to … Read more