Around Duke and in the Triangle

  • September 11, 2019: Global Reproductive Health Interest Group Meeting. Brodhead Center, Room 216. 12 – 1:30pm. Join us for lunch and learn how to get involved with the Center this academic year.  
  • September 17, 2019: Think Global Lunch Series – Epidemic Projections and the Politics of Reckoning. Trent Hall 040. 12-1 pm. Adia Benton is an Associate Professor of Anthropology and African Studies at Northwestern University. When it comes to modeling in public or global health, the repetitive relationship between the past and future embodied in epidemiologic projections and forecasts are central to explaining misfortune. Lunch will be provided.
  • September 24, 2019: Think Global Lunch Series – Menstrual Health and Hygiene: Developing and Deploying Gender Transformative Technologies. Trent Hall 040. 12-1 pm. Dr. Edgard Ngaboyamahina, Research Scientist, Center for WaSH-AID. The Center for WaSH-AID and its partner Biomass Controls have developed the S.H.E. (Safe Hygiene for Everyone), an affordable, fully automated sanitary pad sterile disposal unit engineered to provide dignity and privacy, waste reduction, and safe hygiene. Once deployed, the technology could have a global impact on education and gender empowerment, health and environmental sustainability. Lunch will be provided.
  • October 14-17 2019: School of Medicine Research Week. Trent Semans Center – 6th floor. Activities for the week include presentations from 4 SoM  faculty members, a Research Town Hall, the Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD, Distinguished Lecture, Innovation Jam, a Clinical Keynote Lecture, and a poster session featuring the research of residents, trainees and PhD students from clinical and basic science departments.
  • October 16, 2019: Durham Conference Center. Triangle Global Health Annual Meeting   This year’s annual meeting, One Health: Creating a Shared Future will focus on the interconnectedness of the environment and human and animal health. Abstracts are due July 15 (for sessions) or August 15 (for posters).
  • November 4, 2019: 2019 Global Health Research Showcase. 5-7 pm, Trent Semans Center. Trainees, faculty, staff and friends from across Duke and the Triangle’s global health community are invited to enjoy light refreshments, brief remarks, and poster presentations at an event that highlights the incredible work of our students. Students from all academic levels will present posters on their fieldwork and research projects.

 National and International

  • December 4-7, 2019 Monaco. Eurogin
    Annual meeting of the HPV Multidisciplinary Congress
  • March 23-27, 2020, Barcelona, Spain. International Papillomavirus Conference This IPVS meeting will focus on “Science and Education for Action against HPV.”