Within the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM), investigators collaborate at the intersection of public health and medicine — connecting clinics to communities and accelerating innovations that impact the health of both patients and populations.
Raising taxes and implementing mobile-phone interventions may help reduce smoking in sub-Saharan Africa, according to an IPHAM lecture presented by a third-year PhD candidate.
A multidisciplinary global team including two Northwestern University professors has won a $15 million grant to improve the survival of newborns in Africa.
A simple toolkit of checklists, education materials and feedback reporting improved the quality of care, but not outcomes, in a group of 60 hospitals in south India, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A checklist intervention improved the quality of childbirth care in India, but did not lead to a reduction in the death rate of mothers and newborns, according to a new study.
Nicolás Francone, a first-year medical student, combines his interests in medicine and policy to reduce inequality in care delivery and improve access to healthcare for Hispanic patients.
Samer Attar, MD, assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, was recently featured on CBS’ 60 Minutes for his volunteer work in Syria’s makeshift hospitals.
The medical school’s annual Global Health Day included a keynote address and a poster session of student research conducted around the world.
Several research projects focused on addressing gaps in the medical care of diverse populations are underway at the Center for Primary Care Innovation, funded by a $3.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Wenyuan Zhou, a second-year MD and MPH student, recently completed a summer internship in Havana, Cuba, where she learned about prevention in the Cuban healthcare system.