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Doctoral Student Leads Study of Nursing Home Residents in China

Doctoral Student Leads Study of Nursing Home Residents in China

Yuting Song is a Ph.D. student at the School of Nursing. Last year she was a member of the Bass Connections project team Community Care of Frail Elders in Cross-cultural Settings. To extend her research beyond the project team, she applied for and received a Bass Connections Follow-on Student Research Grant mentored by Kirsten Corazzini, […]

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DGHI Offers Support for Environmental Health Pilot Projects

DGHI Offers Support for Environmental Health Pilot Projects

Deadline: November 2, 2016 The Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) has released a request for proposals for pilot projects in global environmental health, one of our seven research priority areas. DGHI periodically provides pilot funds to stimulate interdisciplinary research across its research priority areas, with the goal of enabling investigators to leverage preliminary findings and […]

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A Pharmacology Student Opens a Door to a New World

A Pharmacology Student Opens a Door to a New World

Jun Wang received her Ph.D. in pharmacology and cancer biology this month. “My participation in this Bass Connections project is one of the most meaningful and rewarding Duke experiences I have had,” she writes. “It not only helped me land my first job, but also helped me find my true passion.” Jun is among four […]

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Post-Doc Bonnie Kaiser’s Work Blends Anthropology, Epidemiology and Humanities

Post-Doc Bonnie Kaiser’s Work Blends Anthropology, Epidemiology and Humanities

Post-doctoral fellow Bonnie Kaiser joined the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) last August after completing a doctorate in anthropology and a master’s in public health in epidemiology at Emory University. Kaiser conducts global mental health research with a focus on cultural aspects of measurement, communication and intervention design, and it was DGHI’s growing global mental […]

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Faculty Receive Bass Connections Awards to Develop Courses

Faculty Receive Bass Connections Awards to Develop Courses

Bass Connections has awarded four course development funds to groups of Duke faculty members whose pedagogical ideas will expand interdisciplinary curricular options for undergraduates as well as graduate and professional students. This Spring an RFP invited Duke faculty, departments or schools to organize new courses or modify existing ones that align with one or more […]

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Six Students Receive Grants to Extend Their Bass Connections Research

Six Students Receive Grants to Extend Their Bass Connections Research

With grant funding from Bass Connections, three undergraduates and three graduate students will pursue faculty-mentored research projects this summer and next year. These projects, which build on work begun in 2015-2016 through Bass Connections teams, explore a range of topics including Alzheimer’s disease, U.S. government regulations, intellectual property, migrant health, Arctic drilling and the care […]

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