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Migrant Health Service Learning, Tucson, AZ, May 28-June 5, 22

January 11, 2022

APPLY TODAY!  Program details:  A small (maximum 12 people) interdisciplinary team of faculty, staff, resident physicians and medical and public health students will have an opportunity to spend a week in Tucson, AZ learning about migrant health at the US southern borders and volunteering together at Casa Alitas, a non-profit that supports migrant families by … Read more

RAMP Scholar Awards –HIV Vaccine Research

January 7, 2022

Research and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Scholar Awards to attract African American/Black and Latinx medical students who want to make a difference in their communities and contribute to the development of an effective HIV vaccine. RAMP-flyer-2022-v2

November Global Health Forum: Sarah Rutstein, MD, PhD, “Syndemics: intersecting STI and HIV epidemics and the opportunity to improve diagnosis and prevention in Malawi.”

November 29, 2021

Dr. Rutstein is a physician scientist and senior clinical fellow in the UNC Division of Infectious Diseases. She completed her MD and PhD (Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health), as well as her Internal Medicine Residency at UNC. Areas of interest include implementation research, HIV prevention, and cost-effectiveness modeling. Dr. Rutstein began her work … Read more

Scholarly Concentration Student, Erin Xu coauthors paper with Dr. Ross Boyce

October 5, 2021

One of OGHE’s scholarly concentration students, Erin Xu, is a co-author on a paper with Ross Boyce on the use of malaria chemoprevention after flooding in Uganda. Clinical Infectious Diseases is a very highly regarded journal in the infectious disease world. The study showed that chemoprevention substantially reduced malaria incidence. Boyce RM, Hollingsworth BD, Baguma … 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