News & Events

September 1, 2023 - 11:13am
WCM 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.Sleep is considered the... Read More
August 23, 2023 - 3:19pm
Dr. Samuel Pierre, a research physician at GHESKIO and alumnus of Weill Cornell Medicine’s Masters Program in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health R21 grant for his research on cardiometabolic disease among people living with HIV (PLWH)... Read More
August 1, 2023 - 11:22am
Recent work in Tanzania led by CGH faculty, Drs. Jennifer Downs and Khanh Pham titled “Effects of Schistosoma mansoni on Cardiometabolic Risk Factors” seeks to establish a clearer understanding of the relationship between parasitic schistosome infections and cardiometabolic diseases such as dyslipidemia... Read More
July 3, 2023 - 2:05pm
CGH Faculty, Dr. Puja Chebrolu, was recently awarded the Lila A. and Benedict Wallis Prize for Women’s Health Research.The award, founded in 2000 to recognize outstanding research in women’s health, commemorates the work of Dr. Lila A. Wallis. Dr. Lila A. Wallis was a physician-scientist and a pioneer... Read More
June 1, 2023 - 11:06am
On May 16th, Center for Global Health faculty, Dr. Jyoti Mathad presented at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Tuberculosis Trials Consortium (TBTC) to provide an overview of tuberculosis in pregnancy with a specific focus on including pregnant people in tuberculosis (TB) trials.Dr.... Read More
May 5, 2023 - 7:31am
In April 2023, Weill Cornell Medical College awarded the Fund for the Future grant to Dr. Lily Yan, Assistant Professor of Medicine. This prestigious award recognizes the outstanding work of accomplished instructors and promising young investigators. The award provides up to $300,000 in funding during... Read More
April 3, 2023 - 8:48am
Tuberculosis (TB) is estimated to affect 10 million people worldwide, and kill over 1 million annually, yet remains challenging to both prevent and treat. Predominating in developing countries, TB has been a long-standing focal point for the Center for Global Health and Director Dr. Daniel Fitzgerald.... Read More
March 2, 2023 - 10:40am
On February 6th, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Southeast Turkey and Northwest Syria. The estimated death toll has surpassed 44,000, however, the number of causalities is thought to be significantly underestimated. Tens of thousands of people remain injured, and hundreds of thousands are... Read More
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

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