News & Events

April 1, 2024 - 4:45pm
On April 1, we had the pleasure of hosting Maria Smilios, author of the book titled "The Black Angels: The Untold Story of The Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis." This book sheds light on the contributions of Black nurses at Sea View Hospital in Staten Island, New York, from the early 1900s through... Read More
March 12, 2024 - 3:29pm
Published in JAMA on March 6, the Daraja trial found that a low-cost case management social worker intervention reduced time to HIV clinic linkage and ART initiation among hospitalized people living with HIV. The trial, which was not effective at reducing posthospital mortality, demonstrates a need to... Read More
March 1, 2024 - 9:35am
On January 30th, NYC-TRAC organized the Tuberculosis (TB) Clinical Case Conference in collaboration with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMN). The conference focused on the epidemiology and control of TB in New York City and was marked by two case presentations which... Read More
February 1, 2024 - 8:47am
Dr. Jyoti Mathad, Associate Professor of Medicine and Dr. Radhika Sundararajan, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine were awarded a National Institutes of Health R01 grant to lead an innovative implementation science study aimed at improving postpartum diabetes screening... Read More
December 1, 2023 - 6:49pm
Dr. Marie-Marcelle Deschamps, co-founder and deputy director of GHESKIO, was named as one of four finalists for the U.S. Institute of Peace 2023 Women Building Peace Award. Deschamps’ selection is in recognition of her advocacy for women’s education and commitment toward peace and ending violent... Read More
December 1, 2023 - 7:54am
On November 11, 2023, the Weill Bugando School of Medicine in Mwanza, Tanzania celebrated their 20th anniversary of operation. Since its founding in 2003, the school has graduated over 2,000 MD students.At the time of the school’s inception, Tanzania had only 1 physician per 50,000 people, the lowest... Read More
November 28, 2023 - 3:13pm
Weill Cornell Medicine’s Center for Global Health (CGH) senior faculty recently participated in a workshop with Dr. Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH from the University of California – San Francisco on how to improve mentorship of new researchers in the field.The workshop consisted of educational and interactive... Read More
November 1, 2023 - 2:53pm
Dr. Sarah Matuja, a lecturer at the Weill Bugando School of Medicine in Mwanza, Tanzania, has secured a seed grant to develop stroke units and improve stroke care in Tanzania from the World Stroke Organization’s Future Leaders program. The program aims to build up capacity, professional development,... Read More
October 2, 2023 - 8:46am
The Center for Global Health is pleased to share that Dr. Sasha Fahme, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, has received the NIH Fogarty International Center K01 International Scientist Research Development Award to continue her work with Syrian refugee women in Lebanon.Over the... Read More
September 1, 2023 - 11:13am
Article by Grace RuseluWCM research fellow, Dr. Godfrey Kisigo, research assistant, Dr. Grace Ruselu, and WCM Associate Profess of Medicine and Pediatrics, Dr. Robert Peck recently completed enrollment of an NIH-funded study in Mwanza, Tanzania on the impact of sleep disorders on cardiovascular disease.... Read More

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