Christina M. Cruz, MD, EdM is a child global mental health and school mental health researcher, a practicing inpatient child and adolescent psychiatrist, and a mental health systems consultant. Her research program centers on increasing access to child mental health care through alternative systems. Currently, she is focused on task-shifting indicated mental health care to … Read more
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John Barber, MD is a 4th-year resident in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 2019. Prior to medical school, John spent five years working on diagnostics for resource-limited settings, initially focusing on HIV diagnostics in East and Southern Africa, then Ebola rapid diagnostic tests in Sierra Leone … Read more
Seth Morrison, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition clinical fellow in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and North Carolina Children’s Hospital. He is completing Master of Public Health coursework at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. He is interested in enteropathies (small bowel … Read more
Alessandra Angelino (she/her) is a 3rd-year pediatrics resident at UNC Children’s Hospital who earned her medical degree at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and her MPH in Global Health at the University of Washington. She is passionate about Two-Spirit and LGBTQ health and advocacy and has authored multiple publications and the “Celebrating Our … Read more
Dr. Evans is a UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Alumni and a third-year Pediatric Hematology-Oncology fellow at the University of North Carolina. Her UJMT Fogarty project resulted in the implementation of cutting-edge Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) measures in Malawi; ultimately harnessing the voice of vulnerable, and often silenced, patients across the globe. Dr. Evans has … Read more
Dami Aladesanmi is a current PGY-3 in Internal Medicine at UNC. He earned a BA in History and Science (with a focus on Medicine and Society) from Harvard College, an MD at Duke School of Medicine, and an MPH in Health Care and Prevention at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. He is … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
Jenny Morgan is a third-year UNC Hematology and Oncology fellow with research interests in global oncology, implementation science, and clinical outcomes. Her current research is focused on evaluating the breast cancer care continuum at UNC Project Malawi under the mentorship of Dr. Katie Reeder Hayes, UNC Associate Professor of Oncology and Dr. Tamiwe Tomoka, UNC … Read more
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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 … Read more