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Cameron Adams, PhD, October 24, 12-1 “Considerations for approval of the second live-attenuated, tetravalent dengue virus vaccine”

October 19, 2022

Abstract:  The four dengue virus serotypes (DENV1-4) are a global health burden with 100 million symptomatic infections per year focused in the tropics. Primary DENV infection leads to lasting immunity against the infecting serotype but the resulting antibodies put individuals at risk for worse clinical outcomes when subsequently infected with a different serotype. This phenomenon … Continued

June 27: Global Health Scholar, Katelyn Rittenhouse, Maternal HIV, antiretroviral timing, and spontaneous preterm birth in an urban Zambian cohort 

July 7, 2022

OGHE Research Presentation – Rittenhouse 2022.06.27Katelyn Rittenhouse is a fourth-year Resident Physician at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Rittenhouse is from Lancaster, PA, and she completed her undergraduate studies in Philadelphia prior to migrating south to UNC for her medical training. During medical school, she completed a one-year … Continued

“A Bilateral Global Neurology Residency Rotation for Peru and UNC,” Clio Rubinos MD, MS and Monica Diaz, MD, MS.

March 2, 2022

With an increasing burden of neurological diseases worldwide, such as stroke and dementia, there is a growing need for educating trainees on recognition and assessment of neurological conditions in resource-limited settings. A scarcity of neurologists and diagnostic resources often limits timely and accurate diagnosis of neurological conditions in low-and-middle income countries. Existing experiences for US … Continued

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 … Continued