Robert Murphy, MD, director of Feinberg’s Center for Global Health, will lead a program training scientists in Mali to conduct research on HIV and mycobacterial disease.
Isaac Adewole, MBBS, adjunct professor of Medicine, has been named Nigeria’s minister of health.
The Institute for Public Health and Medicine hosted a seminar on the epidemiology and virology of Zika virus, risks associated for travelers and possible links between the virus and microcephaly in infants.
Smitha Sarma, third-year medical student, will study tobacco cessation approaches in Kerala, India, as a Fogarty Fellow.
Northwestern Medicine physicians and students came together to pack and ship a container of supplies for cancer education and treatment to a rural hospital in Tanzania.
Ehete Bahiru, MD, a resident in internal medicine, received an NIH global health fellowship to establish a pilot project aimed at improving cardiovascular health in sub-Saharan Africa.
Rodrigo Garrido Cáceres, the first physical therapist exchange student from the University of San Sebastian in Chile, spent six-weeks this fall at Feinberg.
United Nations advisor Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, delivered the keynote address at Northwestern University’s Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium Nov. 19.
Northwestern Medicine mentors will help junior faculty at three universities in Nigeria develop research skills during a five-year program funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Fatima Eldigair, a Sudanese-American senior at Lincoln Park High School, brought Feinberg’s Oncofertility Summer Academy to Sudan at the beginning of August to teach students there about cancer, reproductive biology and bioengineering.