Around Duke and in the Triangle

  • 2018 Global Health Research Showcase November 5, 5:00-7:00, Trent Siemens Great Hall
    Students from all academic levels will present posters on their DGHI fieldwork and research projects. The 2018 Global Health Photo Contest winners will also be announced.
  • Big Data for Reproductive Health at the Think Global Lunch Series, November 6, 12-1pm, Trent Hall 040
    Join Center Member Amy Finnegan and students from her Bass Connections Team as they describe the work they are doing to better understand and utilize publicly available data about contraceptive use and discontinuation patterns. Lunch provided.
  • mHealth Applications in Global Health. November 7, 11:45-1:15. Dr. Lavanya Vasudevan, Masters’ student Mary Brannock and undergrad Linh Bui will use the backdrop of their three different research projects to discuss strategies and considerations for developing a digital health product that is tailored for your specific project. Lunch provided
  • Eradicating Human Diseases: Opportunities and Risks, November 28, 3-5pm, Duke School of Nursing, Room 1103. Dr. Gavin Yamey will moderate this multi-disciplinary panel to explore the scientific, political, financial, behavioral, and ethical questions surrounding disease eradication.

In the US

  • APHA Annual ConferenceNovember 10 – 14, 2018, San Diego, CA
    APHA’s Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest annual gathering of public health professionals. More than 12,000 people attend, and thousands of new abstracts are presented each year, making APHA 2018 the most influential meeting in public health.
  • Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, March 4-7, 2019, Seattle, Washington
    The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases.
  • Consortium of Universities in Global Health, March 8-10, 2019, Chicago, Illinois
    Join the annual meeting for the Consortium of Universities in Global Health.  Abstract submission and award nominations now open!


  • Women Leaders in Global Health, November 8-9, London, England
    This conference will highlight emerging and established women leaders in global health. Women Leaders in Global Health was founded with the vision of having an event that would bring women and men together from across the world to discuss and actively work in pursuit of gender equality in global health leadership.
  • AORTIC: Cancer in Africa, November 7 – 10, 2018, Kigali, Rwanda
    The AORTIC conference provides a unique platform to bring together leading African and international health care professionals to meet and discuss cancer-related matters and proffer solutions to significantly reduce the impact of cancer in Africa and the world.
  • International Conference on Family Planning, November 12-15, 2018 Kigali, Rwanda
    ICFP brings together the family planning community to share best practices, celebrate successes, and chart a course forward.
  • EUROGIN, December 2-5, Lisbon, Portugal
    European Research Organization on Genital Infection and Neoplasia’s annual conference, with the theme: From Control to Elimination of HPV-Induced Cancers.  Abstract submission is open.
  • Women Deliver, June 2-6, 2019, Vancouver, Canada
    Women Deliver is the world’s largest conference on gender equality, and the health, rights and wellbeing of women and girls.