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Notre Dame Researcher Joins International Consortium

December 23, 2014

The University of Notre Dame’s Edwin Michael, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and member of the Eck Institute for Global Health, is part of a select group of individuals invited to form a new consortium to use mathematical modelling to project the spread and control of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) ...

Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health at Annual Tropical Medicine Conference

December 04, 2014

University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health faculty and students had a strong presence at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) in New Orleans, LA ...

Master of Science in Global Health Student Presents at ASTMH Conference

November 17, 2014

Master of Science in Global Health student Gwyneth (“Wyn”) Sullivan, ’14, was recently invited to present an abstract at the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s annual conference in New Orleans ...

Master of Science in Global Health Student Presents at ASTMH Conference

November 17, 2014

Master of Science in Global Health student Gwyneth (“Wyn”) Sullivan, ’14, was recently invited to present an abstract at the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s annual conference in New Orleans ...

Notre Dame Magazine Features EIGH Fellow

October 21, 2014

Geoffrey Siwo, PhD, who was a member of the Eck Institute for Global Health in the laboratory of Notre Dame Professor Michael Ferdig, PhD, and whose research was supported during his EIGH Fellowship, is featured in the fall issue of Notre Dame Magazine ...

NPR’s Science Friday featured two Eck Institute for Global Health Faculty

October 21, 2014

Two University of Notre Dame faculty who are members of the Eck Institute for Global Health were featured on National Public Radio’s Science Friday ...

Meet the University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health Master of Science in Global Health New Faculty

October 15, 2014

The Master of Science in Global Health Class of 2015 is a healthy 28 students. During the first three years of the one-year professional masters program the classes numbered 14, 19 and 17, respectively. With additional students, there is a need for additional faculty ...

Paul P. Weinstein Memorial Lecture - Will it be possible to accelerate policy change and build consensus to free the world of malaria?

October 02, 2014

The 2014 Paul P. Weinstein Memorial Lecture presented by the Eck Institute for Global Health featured alumnus Bernard Nahlen, ’75, MD, Deputy Coordinator of the President's Malaria Initiative for USAID of the Bureau of Global Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition.

Notre Dame Alumni Return to Cultivate the Next Generation of Global Health Leaders

September 23, 2014

This fall, two alumni, whose careers were dedicated to the Public Health Service, Brian McCarthy ‘68, MD, and Philip Coyne ’76, MD, returned to Notre Dame to share their lifes’ work with the Eck Institute for Global Health’s Master of Science in Global Health students ...

Why Should Hoosiers Care About Global Health?

August 29, 2014

Our own Katherine Taylor, PhD, lays it out for us

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Local partnership has global impact

August 21, 2014

A gift from Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) to the University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH) has been supporting a Global Health Research Associate (GHRA) in Haiti for the past year ...

Notre Dame researcher working to understand and combat Ebola virus

July 31, 2014

The largest outbreak of the Ebola virus in history currently occurring in West Africa has raised fears that the disease may soon spread to the United States. However, a University of Notre Dame researcher who studies the virus believes that, while there are grounds for concern, there is no need to panic ...

Notre Dame Graduates its Third Class of Global Health Professionals

July 30, 2014

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Heath held its third Commencement Exercise, graduating 17 students with the professional degree of Master of Science in Global Heath ...

ACGH Membership Perspectives

July 17, 2014

This month, we checked in with two members of the subgroup ASTMH Committee on Global Health (ACGH) to learn more about what draws them to the Society and to gain their perspective on some of the big issues in tropical medicine. We specifically chatted with members at different stages in their careers ...

Notre Dame Researcher Wins Travel Award

June 26, 2014

Keshava Mysore has been selected for a Postdoctoral Travel Award from the Society for Developmental Biology (SBD).  He will present his paper, role of semaphorin-1a in the developing visual system of the disease vector mosquito Aedes aegypti, at the 73rd Annual Meeting at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, in July ...

Notre Dame scientists track their predictions of potential spread of the chikungunya virus in the US

June 10, 2014

While the Caribbean braces itself and addresses the rapid emergence and spread of the chikungunya virus, Notre Dame scientists and alumni in the field continue their monitoring, tracking, and planning for this crippling disease to potentially hit the US ...

Notre Dame receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant for research in global health and development

June 04, 2014

Eck Institute for Global Health faculty member receives Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Exploration grant after having initial funding from the Institute.

Notre Dame receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant for research in global health and development

American Society for Tropical medicine and Hygiene Leadership Makes the Case For Trop Med Funding and Conference Travel on Capitol Hill

June 03, 2014

ASTMH President Alan Magill, MD, FASTMH, and seven members of the Society’s leadership took to Capitol Hill on Monday, May 5 for meetings with 13 Congressional offices. The meetings followed the Mid-Year ASTMH Council meeting. In small groups, ASTMH leaders discussed their work with policymaker staff, highlighting the importance of sustained tropical medicine research funding and specifically raising the Society's concerns about the federal employee travel restrictions regarding the Annual Meeting ...

Notre Dame faculty are venturing into unknown territory to fight against vector-borne diseases

May 01, 2014

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have a long history of leadership in fighting the battle of man vs. mosquito.  Recently, Notre Dame announced a $23 million dollar research grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to show the effectiveness of spatial repellency as a new means to address this old problem ...

Ebola Outbreak in Africa has Local Impact

April 11, 2014

The Ebola virus outbreak this week is challenging World Health Organization (WHO) officials around the world. On Wednesday, 67 WHO disease professionals have been mobilized to prevent further spread of Ebola and address the infection in hopes of stopping the outbreak in new areas of West Africa ...

Second largest research award at Notre Dame fights malaria and dengue fever

March 12, 2014

University of Notre Dame biologists Nicole Achee and Neil Lobo are leaders of an international $23 million research grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ...

Notre Dame chemists discover new class of antibiotics

March 10, 2014

A team of University of Notre Dame researchers led by Mayland Chang and Shahriar Mobashery have discovered a new class of antibiotics to fight bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other drug-resistant bacteria that threaten public health ...

Notre Dame Students Learn a Vital Lesson

February 17, 2014

The Global Health Colloquium kicked off the 2014 Spring semester with a special presentation by Karen A. Goraleski, Executive Director of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). Her lecture, “The Scientist as an Advocate: It’s a New Day,” was well received and provided fresh encouragement to graduate students who otherwise are not exposed to training in the advocacy and public policy arena.