Global Health Initiative


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GHI Celebrates Recent Graduates

The global health graduates featured below made their first steps as alumni of Brown University during Brown's three-day celebration of Commencement and Reunion Weekend (May 24-26, 2024). The GHI wishes to acknowledge their efforts in the field of global health and epidemiology, and congratulates them on their achievements.
Brown Innovation and Research Collaborative for Health

New BIRCH Global Health Subcommittee

We are thrilled to announce the launch of a new BIRCH Global Health Subcommittee, which focuses on addressing some of the challenges specific to international research. The subcommittee will be chaired by Dr. Adam Levine, Professor of Emergency Medicine and International and Public Affairs, and Associate Dean of Global Health Equity in Brown’s Division of Biology and Medicine. The first meeting convened at the end of April and will recur monthly via zoom. The Brown Innovation and Research Collaborative for Health (BIRCH) brings together the research conducted by Brown University’s Division of Biology and Medicine, Lifespan Health System, and Care New England under one administrative umbrella.
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Alex Jin, PLME '23: Journey to Bangladesh

Alex Jin, PLME ‘23, a dedicated USA Intern of Health and Education for All (HAEFA), visited HAEFA operations in March 2024 as a monitoring and evaluation officer. She observed various HAEFA activities, conducted interviews, gathered information, and generated media content. She also worked at the 2 health posts in the FDMN camps, conducting exit polls to evaluate patient satisfaction and identify aspects for improvement.
This year’s “Best Abstract Overall” prize was awarded to Calli Dogon, MD for her abstract entitled, "Cardiovascular and metabolic outcomes in HIV-exposed uninfected versus HIV-unexposed children aged 5-8 years: the influence of maternal lipid profiles." Dr. Dogon received a $500 award.
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2024 Global Health Research Day

Global Health Research Day is an annual forum hosted by the Brown University Global Health Initiative (GHI) and the Division of Biology and Medicine since 2010, highlighting the research accomplishments of students and trainees across campus. This is a flagship event for the GHI.
The 2024 CUGH conference was launched at 4:30pm on March 7th in Los Angeles, California. Its principal goal is to strengthen universities' contributions to global health, particularly in the fields of implementation science, knowledge translation in public health crises, and universal health coverage.