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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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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. … Continued