Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
Apr. 16, 2014—A new compound that activates potassium channels could be used to treat disorders of glucose homeostasis.
Apr. 10, 2014—A team of Vanderbilt University students in medicine, business, public health and economic development competed March 29 in an international Global Health Case Competition at Emory University in Atlanta.
Apr. 4, 2014—The Global Health Nurse in Residence Program is open for applications.
Apr. 4, 2014—International Student and Scholar Services would like you to join us at WOW, where Vanderbilt and the community engage in presentations, informal conversations and topical lectures on global issues.
Jul. 15, 2013—Vanderbilt researchers propose guidelines for defining patient retention in clinical studies – an important parameter that affects study conclusions and program evaluations.
May. 6, 2013—When Shewa Adelekun was 5, her family emigrated from Nigeria to New York City. Her father, a doctor in his native country, took steps to complete his medical residency in the United States. Her mother, a nurse by training, became certified in the United States and worked two jobs to help support the family. It’s...
Apr. 25, 2013—A recent addition to interdisciplinary electives illustrates how Vanderbilt educators are working to bring future health care providers together to prepare for work in an increasingly global and multicultural world.
Mar. 27, 2013—The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health has launched the Global Health Nurse in Residence Program, a 12-week funded program in Kenya for Vanderbilt nurses. The program provides funding and support for licensed nursing professionals affiliated with Vanderbilt University to serve, train, network and collaborate with Kenyan nurses and other health care workers for up to 12 weeks...
Mar. 14, 2013—Vanderbilt University has established a tuberculosis center to expand and extend efforts to improve the treatment and prevention of this often fatal disease here and around the world.
Feb. 26, 2013—Read about faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Feb. 14, 2013—Experts in global pediatric health from Vanderbilt, Save the Children and the Tennessee Department of Health are set to discuss the major challenges health providers face to keep children healthy.
Nov. 8, 2012—Researchers at the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) have received a major federal grant to study whether an integrated, family-focused approach can prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV — the AIDS virus — in Nigeria.