New End Point Strategy for Disease Elimination

Over 1.2 billion people in the world suffer from the mosquito-borne disease lymphatic filariasis (LF). Notre Dame researchers have developed models that can be used to assess the use of treated table salt as a...

Notre Dame Graduate: Improving our Community

Notre Dame alumna Katherine Merritt ’14, MS ’16, is well on her way to improving our community health system through her work and dedication to behind the scenes research and analysis of population health-based initiatives.

“I am interested in using...

Paul P. Weinstein Memorial Lecture – Global Health in the 21st Century

The 2016 Paul P. Weinstein Memorial Lecture presented by the Eck Institute for Global Health featured B. Fenton “Lee” Hall, MD, PhD, Chief of the Parasitology and International Programs Branch (PIPB) in the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID) at the National...

Notre Dame graduates receive send-off from global health leader

On Saturday, July 30, 2016, the University of Notre Dame’s Master of Science in Global Health program held its 5th Commencement exercise, graduating 21 students with the professional degree of Master of Science in Global Health.  The year culminated with...

Notre Dame’s Alex Perkins Wins Powe Award

Alex Perkins, Ph.D., Eck Family Assistant Professor in the Departments of Biological Sciences and Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, and a member of the Eck Institute for Global Health, has been recognized with the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)...

Understanding Behavior Key to Combating Malaria

Today, April 25, is the annual World Malaria Day. This year’s theme – End Malaria for Good – seeks to build upon past successes in combatting this deadly disease, which killed over 435,000 people in 2015, and sustain this progress...

EIGH Fellowship Recipients for 2015-2016

The Eck Institute for Global Health has awarded seven fellowships for the 2015-2016 academic year. Congratulations to our second year recipients, Brianna (Norris) Mullins and Michelle Ngai, and to our five first year recipients Katrina Button-Simons, Olivia Choudhury, Sage Davis,...