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Nicole Achee to serve on NAS committee examining the responsible use of gene technology

August 25, 2015

Nicole Achee, research associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been appointed by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to participate in an ad hoc committee for the project, “Gene Drive Research in Non-Human Organisms: Recommendations for Responsible Conduct.”

Notre Dame graduates receive words of wisdom from global health leader

August 13, 2015

On Saturday, July 25, 2015, the University of Notre Dame’s Master of Science in Global Health program held its 4th Commencement Exercise, graduating 28 students with the professional degree of Master of Science in Global Heath. The 2015 Commencement speaker, Dr. David Addiss, whose career has spanned many health disciplines with global impact, gave a thought provoking and inspiring send off to the graduates. Addiss currently holds the position of Director at Children Without Worms at the Task Force for Global Health in Decatur, Georgia, and is the founder and director of the Center for Compassion & Global Health…

Alumni involved with the Lancet’s new Commission on Global Surgery

August 12, 2015

A Notre Dame alumnus, guest lecturer in the Master of Science in Global Health program, and international surgical superstar is heralded for his leadership role in the development of the Lancet’s Commission on Global Surgery…

Notre Dame graduates a record number of global health professionals

August 04, 2015

On Saturday, July 25, 2015, the University of Notre Dame’s Master of Science in Global Health program held its 4th Commencement Exercise, graduating 28 students with the professional degree of Master of Science in Global Heath. The year culminated with a capstone project with students fulfilling their research requirement in 12 different countries including Belize, Ecuador, Haiti, India, Kenya, Mexico, Moldova, Peru, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, and the United States.…