Bio: 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 … Continued
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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
Global Health Scholars Share Summer Experiences
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
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
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 … Continued
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OGHE is pleased to announce the opening of our 2022 GH Scholars cycle. Please share with any interested residents. Program details and application link can be found here. Email Moira for questions.
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
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