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UNC Delegation Visits Southern Medical University in China

Zhang Ye is the training coordinator at the UNC-South China STD Research Training Center. In this blog post, she shares the goals of a partnership between UNC and Southern Medical University in China. A 12-member delegation from UNC traveled to … Read More

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Experience at UNC Leads to New Job

Cheng Wang came to UNC as a Visiting Scholar from China. In this blog post, he reflects on how the year-long training gave him the skills he needed to return to China and land a new job. As a young … Read More

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Ethics of Ebola, Zika Clinical Trials Focus of Oxford Conference

Karine Dubé, DrPH, shares highlights from the Oxford Global Health and Bioethics International Conference. The second Global Health and Bioethics International Conference was held at Keble College in Oxford on July 17 – 18, 2017. The aim of the conference … Read More

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Contest Asks Chinese to Define a Healthy City

Air pollution contributes to the deaths of nearly 1.6 million people a year or 4,400 a day die in China, according to a 2015 study. Just this year, environmental inspectors found that 14,000 companies in China failed to meet standards … Read More

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Friend’s Death Inspires Med Student to Apply for Research Fellowships

Robert Flick is a student at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He has completed both the Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship and the UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship. In this blog post, he shares how these fellowships … Read More

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Pandemics and Fake Medicines Focus of CUGH Meeting

Karine Dubé, DrPH, is a research assistant professor in the UNC Gillings School for Global Public Health. She shares highlights from the annual meeting of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH). The Consortium of Universities for Global Health … Read More

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Blog: ID Clinic Director Answers Most Common Patient Questions

Claire Farel, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of medicine in the UNC School of Medicine and medical director of the UNC Infectious Diseases Clinic. In answering the most common questions she is asked as a clinician, Dr. Farel illustrates … Read More

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What World AIDS Day Means to Me

Steve Beagle is a UNC Field Coordinator and Disease Intervention Specialist for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services eHealth Services. He wrote the following blog post about World AIDS Day, which was Dec. 1,  for Adam4Adam, an … Read More

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Cohen Talks HIV Prevention, Learning Rules of Emerging Infections during China Visit

Our Director Myron Cohen, MD, began his research career in China more than 30 years ago. Although based in Chapel Hill now, he visits China annually and talks regularly with UNC Project-China Director Joseph Tucker, MD, PhD. In this blog … Read More

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Zika in Nicaragua: Racing to Understand the Unknown

Matthew Collins, MD, PhD, is an Infectious Diseases Fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC School of Medicine. He is working with collaborators across UNC as well as colleagues in Leόn, Nicaragua, to define the epidemiology of … Read More

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