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Five UNC resident physicians named Global Health Scholars

June 24, 2022

The Office of Global Health Education has selected its 2022-2024 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 and career path in global health. The scholars’ selection includes $8,000 to support travel expenses, professional development and research … 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

Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH, “Childhood Diarrhea after Global Rotavirus Vaccine Rollout: Meet the Caliciviruses,” Friday Jan. 14, 9:15-10:15 a.m.

January 12, 2022

Friday, January 14, 2022 – ZOOM ONLY 9:15-10:15 a.m. Childhood Diarrhea after Global Rotavirus Vaccine Rollout: Meet the Caliciviruses Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH Associate Professor Departments of Family Medicine and Epidemiology University of NC at Chapel Hill Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina … Continued

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 … Continued

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

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 … Continued