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Leaders in Global Heath Seminar

-  Part 4, with Dr. Prakash

Join us on January 19th for our next seminar in the Leaders in Global Health Seminar Series! Guest panelist Dr. Prakash is the associate professor of biomedical engineering at Stanford and a Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment. He will share his unique insights gained over an impressive career and engage with your questions. You won't want to miss this exciting event!
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Past Events

Global Health Leaders Seminar - Part 3, with Dr. Yousef Yazdi

Dr. Yazdi, the Executive Director of the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and a Professor of Bioengineering Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, spoke at our third our Global Health Leaders Seminar and shared his unique insights gained over an impressive career in the industry.

Leaders in Global Health Seminar - Part 2, with Dr. Zaman

In out second seminar of the Leaders in Global Health Seminar Series, guest panelist Dr. Zaman, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Bioengineering Engineering at Boston University, shared his unique insights on refugee health, the ethics of global health, and avoiding "voluntourism."
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Global Health Leaders Seminar - Part 1, with Dr. Rebecca Richards Kortum

Dr. Richards-Kortum, a Malcolm Gillis Bioengineering Professor at Rice University and a recipient of the McArthur Genius Grant, kicked off our Global Health Leaders Seminar series by sharing her unique insights gained over an impressive career in the industry.

Summer of Storytellers Art Exhibit

Local artists shared their stories surrounding women's health, global health, and sexual/ reproductive health. This sharing of stories culminated in the Summer of Storytellers Exhibit, hosted in the third floor atrium of Gross Hall. 
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Summer Tinkering Experience

Our Ignite team partnered with the Durham Museum of Life and Science to host the two-day "Summer Tinkering Experience," where students got to build their own flashlights and learn about the intersections of science and their communities.

History of Medical Instruments and Archives Related to Women's Health

GWHT partnered with the History of Medical Collections Library at Duke for a "Lunch & Learn" event that featured a show & tell of medical instruments and books/archives related to women’s health.

Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations: COVID-19 and Mental Health in the Latinx Community

Dr. Gabriela Stein, a licensed psychologist and associate professor of clinical psychology at UNCG, and Keny Murillo, a med student at UNC and a GWHT alumnus, discuss health care disparities in the local Latinx community.

Navigating Sexual and

Reproductive Health Conversations

GWHT partnered with organizations such as Duke Wellness and Elon University to host several educational conversations surrounding sexual and reproductive health.

Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations: Black Women's

Maternal Health 

Maya Jackson, a trained doula and the Founder and Executive Director of MAAME, Inc. (Mobilizing African American Mothers through Empowerment), and Arielle Hutchinson, a Duke University undergraduate, join us as panelists to discuss Black women's maternal health.

Creating Space for Interdisciplinary Thinking and Doing 

A conversation about overcoming gender barriers in health care with experts in global health and cast members of the (In)visible Organ documentary.

Premiere of the (In)visible Organ Documentary

GWHT hosted the world premiere of the (In)visible Organ Documentary. To host a viewing of this documentary with your organization, contact Alexandria DaPonte.

Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations: Disparities in Healthcare Access for the LGBTQ+ Community

Joined by Dr. Whicker, Director of Gender and Sexual Diversity Initiatives in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for the Duke School of Medicine, Hunter, Program Coordinator for the LGBTQ+ Center of Durham, and Simone Nabors, a Duke undergrad, we hosted a conversation about health care disparities faced by the LGBTQ+ community. 

Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations: The Impact of Race and Socioeconomic Status in Women's Health and Gynecology

Joined by Dr. Megan Huchko, Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Global Health and Director, Center for Global Reproductive Health at Duke, Dr. Chemtai Mungo, Trainee in AIDS Prevention Studies/Fogarty Global Health Fellow, UCSF OBGYN, and Nikki Mahendru, Duke University undergrad, we both discussed personal experience stories and data-driven explorations of inequities in health care.

Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations: Confronting the Non-Consensual Origins of Gynecology 

Joined by Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens, author of Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origin of American Gynecology, this event discussed the dark history of gynecology and its impacts on inequities in medicine today.

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month Educational Booth

In honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, the Center hosted an event to increase knowledge of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention strategies for the Duke University community.

The (In)visible Organ Art Exhibit

Along with The (In)visible Organ and the Calla Campaign, we hosted an art exhibit where women could become more familiar with the cervix, or "the invisible organ," along with other stories and pieces surrounding women's sexual and reproductive health.
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