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March 29, 2021 - 12:03pm
On April 27, 2021 the Women in Global Health Research Initiative will be virtually hosting its sixth Annual Women in Global Health Research Symposium. To register please visit https://weillcornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctf-yhqj4rG9zE5ZualbH3-4LrdJWFmjNE. We will be highlighting women scientists’... Read More
March 9, 2021 - 1:22pm
Weill Cornell and our international partner, GHESKIO, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, were recently awarded a 10-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to be a member of the Tuberculosis Trials Consortium (TBTC).The TBTC is an international collaboration to conduct research related to TB... Read More
February 1, 2021 - 10:02am
In collaboration with GHESKIO and the Haitian College of Cardiology, Weill Cornell Medicine has started a new Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Grand Rounds lecture series. This is a monthly grand rounds lecture held over zoom, with speakers from both Haiti and the US. The aim of this series is to connect... Read More
January 7, 2021 - 1:46pm
Northwestern Tanzania has a high unmet need for modern contraception despite its free availability in local clinics. Approximately 34% of women report wanting to delay pregnancy but do not currently use modern contraception. Barriers include religious beliefs, misinformation, and cultural deference to... Read More
December 1, 2020 - 12:10pm
Weill Cornell and GHESKIO were awarded a new 7-year cycle of support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for its clinical trials unit (CTU) in Port au Prince Haiti. Directed by Dr. Jean William Pape, Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell, the GHESKIO CTU was established in 2006 and has been a... Read More
November 2, 2020 - 5:03pm
Adolescents and young adults living with HIV are a unique population and represent a growing proportion of people living with HIV worldwide.  In 2019 there were 2.9 million young people ages 10-24 living with HIV with nearly half a million new cases each year – almost 80% of which are in young girls... Read More
October 1, 2020 - 9:33am
Dr. Margaret McNairy, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Center for Global Health, and Dr. Bill Pape, Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, received an NIH award to study the feasibility of initiating antihypertensive treatment among people living with HIV (PLWH) with pre-... Read More
September 18, 2020 - 12:11pm
The Center for Global Health warmly welcomes Dr. Lily Yan as its newest Global Health Fellow.The three-year Global Health Research Fellowship trains physicians for careers in academic global health research. The majority of the time is spent conducting mentored research at one of our international sites... Read More
August 17, 2020 - 10:42am
In a recent perspective in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, Dr. Margaret McNairy recounts how digital technology has reestablished some of the human connectedness lost during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. McNairy is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and has been on the... Read More
August 14, 2020 - 5:35pm
Dr. Marie Marcelle Deschamps, Deputy Director of GHESKIO in Haiti and long-time collaborator with the Center for Global Health, was recently featured in an article in Science highlighting her work in fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic, responding to the 2010 earthquake and subsequent cholera outbreak and... Read More

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