The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) recently announced newly elected leadership at their 2019 Annual Meeting in National Harbor, Maryland. The University of Notre Dame's Katherine Taylor, PhD, MSc, was welcomed as a board member.
The University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH) serves as a university-wide enterprise that recognizes health as a fundamental human right and works to promote research, training, and service to advance health standards and reduce health disparities for all. The EIGH brings together multidisciplinary teams to understand and address health challenges that disproportionately affect the poor and to train the next generation of global health leaders.
The Master of Science in Global Health program provides an engaging science-centric training in the context of global health. The program is a one-year, intensive training that includes two semesters of coursework and one semester of a field practicum.
Eck Institute for Global Health faculty, Jason Rohr, shares some of his research interests, passions, and hobbies. Rohr is currently the Ludmilla F., Stephen J., and Robert T. Galla College Professor of Biological Sciences as well as the Associate Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences.
A University of Notre Dame research team used mathematical modeling, which showed combining mass drug distribution with removing vegetation may be the quickest way to curb transmission.
Playing in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro are 300 baboons that are the focus of one of the longest-running studies of wild primates. For more than 40 years, these Amboseli baboons and their ancestors have provided important data about questions...