News & Events

September 29, 2022 - 8:11am
Article by Megan Willkens  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... 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
August 1, 2022 - 9:41am
Earlier this month, Center for Global Health faculty member Dr. Kathleen Walsh, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was selected for funding through the Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) Dean’s JumpStart Research Career Development Program. The objective of the WCM JumpStart Program is to provide support for... Read More
July 13, 2022 - 8:55pm
During the summer in between their first and second year, students at Weill Cornell Medicine have the opportunity to participate in a global health research elective abroad. This summer semester, the Center for Global Health is hosting six Y2 medical students at its international sites in Tanzania and... Read More
June 1, 2022 - 11:08am
The Center for Global Health congratulates Dr. Lindsey Reif, Instructor in Medicine, and Dr. Lily Yan, Instructor in Medicine and Fellow in General Internal Medicine, who have both been selected as 2022 recipients of the Ritu Banga Healthcare Disparities Research Award. The award is given to support... Read More
May 3, 2022 - 11:47am
Last month, Dr. Sasha Fahme, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Co-Director of the Weill Cornell Women in Global Health Research Initiative’s Female Global Scholars Program, was awarded the Weill Department of Medicine’s Fund for the Future award. This award supports... Read More
April 1, 2022 - 9:32am
The third Women in Health Leadership Symposium: Tanzania Chapter, attended by 95 female health professionals including medical students, postgraduate students, and faculty members, took place on March 3, 2022 in Mwanza, Tanzania. Hosted by the Weill Bugando School of Medicine of the Catholic University... Read More
March 15, 2022 - 12:44pm
Earlier this month, Dr. Lily Yan, Fellow in General Internal Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and Center for Global Health Research Fellow,and Dr. Jean Pierre Lookens,CVD Fellow and physician at GHESKIO, were both selected as American Heart Association (AHA) Epi Early Career Awardees at the 2022 AHA... Read More
March 1, 2022 - 12:09pm
The Research and Training Program Manager at the Center for Global Health, Ms. Megan Urry, MPH, traveled to our affiliate site in Mwanza, Tanzania this February to support the pilot testing of a training that aims to engage highly respected religious leaders in blood pressure screening and awareness,... Read More
February 16, 2022 - 12:59pm
On Friday February 4th, Haiti’s Ministry of Health (MOH) marked the third anniversary since the last documented case of cholera in the country. This three-year anniversary is the benchmark used by the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare that a country has eliminated cholera. Haiti’s 2010 cholera... Read More

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