Jan 27

New MACH Pilot Proposal Grant Announced

The Maternal, Adolescent, and Child Health committee at DGHI announced another round of pilot proposal grants. The Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) invites interdisciplinary teams to submit research proposals in the area of Global Maternal, Adolescent and Child Health (MACH). Maternal, Adolescent and Child Health is a research priority for... read more →
Dec 01

Susan Reif’s Op-Ed in The News & Observer

Susan Reif's newly published report Deep South Has the Highest HIV-elated Death Rates in the United South is gaining more press. Susan Reif, a Research Associate at CHPIR, and Carolyn McAllaster, a clinical professor at Duke University School of Law, wrote an op-ed for The News & Observer in honor... read more →
Oct 19
Oct 01

Sara LeGrand, Kathryn Whetten and team publish article on HIV and trauma

Sara LeGrand, Kathryn Whetten, and team recently published an article in Behavioral-Bio-Medical Interface: Current HIV/AIDS Reports. The study researched if traumatic experiences are associated with negative health and behavioral outcomes. The findings conclude that people living with HIV who have experienced traumatic events experience lower rates of HIV disclosure and... read more →
Oct 01

MACH Symposium Success!

The Maternal, Adolescent, and Child Health working group at the Duke Global Health Institute hosted the first MACH symposium on September 28, 2015 entitled Transforming Global Maternal, Adolescent, and Child Health: From Research Evidence to Practice and Policy. Ann Starrs from the Guttmacher Institute was one of the keynote speakers... read more →
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Jun 01

MACH Pilot Proposal Grants Awarded

Two winners were awarded approximately $25,000 in research funds from the Maternal, Adolescent and Child Health committee at DGHI for a pilot proposal funding period of July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016. The first grant was awarded to Melissa Watt  (DGHI) for the project "Understanding contraceptive use among South... read more →