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.
Six Feinberg medical school students dreamt of starting their own global health nonprofit, which came to fruition as the Life is Great (LIG) Global Foundation.
Northwestern Medicine physicians and the non-profit organization Operation Walk Chicago, are providing disaster relief to Nepal Orthopedic Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, in the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes.
Claudia Leung, a third-year medical student, was recently awarded the Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship to pursue a clinical research project in Kenya to study the causes of heart failure among East Africans.
A group of doctor of physical therapy students travelled to Chile for a clinical rotation focused on respiratory therapy, the first group of students to take part in the program since the partnership between Northwestern University and University of San Sebastian was established in 2012.
Robert Murphy, MD, ’81, ’84 GME, director of the Center for Global Health, has received a National Cancer Institute grant to develop low-cost tests that will detect and monitor hepatitis C for patients in sub-Saharan Africa.
A panel of Northwestern Medicine experts focused on the current Ebola outbreak during Global Health Day 2014 on September 10.