Why global neurology? In a presentation featured by the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association, Dr. Deanna Saylor addresses the answer to this question and shares her experiences developing neurologic research, care and training in Zambia.
Neurology fellow Dominique Mortel discusses narrative medicine’s important role in her global health fellowship in Zambia.
Global Threats to Public Health: Dr. Peter Hotez on Climate Change, Conflicts, Poverty and Antiscience
In this year’s Hopkins Medicine Distinguished Speakers Series, Peter Hotez from Baylor College of Medicine in Texas spoke about the need to find new medicines for neglected tropical diseases and to confront familiar diseases that are growing worse each year thanks to climate change, global conflicts, poverty and antiscience movements.
Though it may seem distant now, 2014 was a tumultuous year for the global health community. One of the worst Ebola epidemics in history was… Read More »Understanding the Epidemics of Today to Prevent Those of Tomorrow
International medical work is a passion of mine and one that I hope to continue pursuing throughout my career. As I write this blog post,… Read More »From Baltimore to Guatemala: Experiences in Global Health
In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is captured metaphorically by the story that a butterfly flapping its wings on one side of the world causes… Read More »The Promise of Medicine and the Butterfly Effect: Can Small Changes Create Big Effects?
While most graduate students are worried about their next exam or an upcoming experiment, Carmen Kut, an M.D./Ph.D. student in the Biomedical Engineering Department at… Read More »Hopkins MD/PhD student is a Kut above the rest