From OGACHI: Welcome Visiting Research Scholar Iversen

Duke University School of Nursing and the Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives welcomes international visiting research scholar Marjolein Memelink Iversen, PhD. She arrived to DUSON on February 19 for a six-month visit.

Iversen is an associate professor in the Department of Nursing at Bergen University College in Bergen, Norway. Bei Wu will be her mentor and provide professional development experience.

OGACHI Welcomes International Visiting Scholar Yanhong Gu, PhD

International visiting research scholar Yanhong Gu, PhD, arrived at DUSON on June 28, 2016, for a six-month visit. Dr. Gu is Deputy Dean and Vice Professor at the College of Nursing, Shanghai University of Medicine and Health Sciences in Shanghai, China and will have a mentored and professional development experience working under the guidance of Dr. Bei Wu.

During her time at DUSON, Dr. Gu will:

Now Accepting Applications: Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminars

The International Education Administrators (IEA) seminars help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with the societal, cultural and higher education systems of other countries. Grantees have the opportunity to learn about the host country’s education system as well as establish networks of U.S.

OGACHI Blog: Differences

We arrived to Kilema Hospital in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania late Tuesday evening. After a good night’s sleep to ward off our jet lag, we woke Wednesday morning and met Sister Charles, the Matron of the hospital. She, with graceful and quiet authority, introduced us to the campus of Kilema Hospital. Despite the isolated location among the hilly base of Mount Kilimanjaro, reachable only by a rocky dirt road, the facilities house a number of departments: outpatient, inpatient, maternity, an operation theater and a counseling and treatment center for HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.

OGACHI Welcomes International Visiting Scholar from Taiwan

The Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives (OGACHI) welcomes international visiting research scholar Ching-yu Cheng, PhD, RN, professor for Chang Gung University of Science and Technology in Chiai, Taiwan for a four-month visit. Cheng will be mentored and have a professional development experience under the guidance of Eun-Ok Im.

During her time at DUSON she will: 

OGACHI Blog: Learning Together

We have successfully completed our first week of clinical rotations at Kilema hospital but sadly will begin our last week here in Tanzania. After researching Tanzania for about two months now for our Community Health class assignment, I think I can speak for the whole group when I say there is no way we could have learned more from our findings than we have by physically being here and involved in their community in just a few days.

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