News & Events

February 1, 2023 - 1:20pm
CGH faculty, staff, and collaborators* in Haiti, Tanzania, and New York worked together to complete a multi-country study to increase the representation of women in global health leadership. Many studies have revealed that there are worldwide gender disparities in leadership positions across... Read More
January 30, 2023 - 9:37am
The Center for Global Health recently celebrated the more than 60-year career of Dr. Warren D. Johnson, the founding director of Weill Cornell Medicine’s Center for Global Health. Dr. Johnson has committed his career to research and training in resource-poor countries and established outstanding... Read More
January 20, 2023 - 3:09pm
CGH faculty Dr. Jennifer Downs, CGH staff Alex Cordeiro, and Mwanza Christian College Director Agrey Mwakisole and their long-time project partners* in Mwanza, Tanzania recently published a paper on better understanding the perspectives of Muslim religious leaders in rural communities on family planning... Read More
December 20, 2022 - 8:45am
Drs. Karine Severe, Nadalette Alcenat, and Vanessa Rouzier, an all-female team of doctors from GHESKIO in Haiti, were published in the New England Journal of Medicine on the country’s recent resurgence of cholera. The outbreak, which originated in Port-au-Prince, now has reported suspected cases in... Read More
December 1, 2022 - 8:33am
At the end of October, Center for Global health (CGH) faculty and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dr. Sasha Fahme, spoke with NPR about the parallels between water infrastructure and disease epidemics, specifically in regards to recent and ongoing cholera outbreaks in the Middle East and Haiti. Dr.... Read More
November 1, 2022 - 2:42pm
Claudia Thomas Riché, Executive Director of the Nursing Education Collaborative for Haiti (NECH-CIEH), a collaborative education network for nurses in the US, Canada and Haiti, and nurse in GHESKIO’s training unit, was recently selected to be a Vital Voices Visionaries Fellow with Estee Lauder’s... Read More
October 10, 2022 - 1:29pm
As of October 7th, there have been 170 cases of cholera reported with 19 laboratory confirmed cases in Port au Prince. Both the Ministry of Health’s and GHESKIO’s lab have confirmed cholera cases. The cases have been reported in multiple neighborhoods in greater Port au Prince and so the suspicion is... Read More
October 3, 2022 - 1:51pm
This September, 17 second-year physician-scientist fellows were enrolled in the Center for Global Health’s Fogarty research training program funded by the NIH, which supports trainees in strengthening scientific expertise and skills needed to conduct research in low-resource settings and supports their... Read More
September 29, 2022 - 8:11am
The Center for Global Health congratulates Dr. Linnie Golightly, Associate Professor in Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology and Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion at Weill Cornell Medicine, on her election as President of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH).The... Read More
August 26, 2022 - 9:14am
The Center for Global Health is proud to announce that Dr. Jyoti Mathad, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology in the Center for Global Health at Weill Cornell Medicine, was recently awarded an NIH R01 Research Project grant award.  (R01). Funding for this grant category is... Read More

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