Featured Post

Global Health Leaders Inspire Slemenda Scholar

Neal Patel is a second year medical student at IU School of Medicine. He was one of three students selected by the IU Center for Global Health as a 2021 Slemenda Scholar for the AMPATH Kenya partnership.  Patel shares how this summer’s experience was uniquely impacted by COVID-19.

Debbie Ungar  |  Sep 10, 2021

Read this story

Medical student Cassie Ancerson

Student Aspires for Future in Global Surgery

Cassie Anderson is a second year student at the IU School of Medicine and was one of three students selected by the IU Center for

Debbie Ungar  |  Sep 02, 2021

Dr. Molly Scheel and her research team

Scheel Lab Interrupts Mosquito Development to Fight Global Disease

From her lab in northern Indiana, Molly Duman Scheel, PhD, prepares weapons to battle the deadliest animal on earth. Her target has no teeth or

Debbie Ungar  |  Aug 05, 2021

IU School of Medicine student Joshua Matthews uses a model to demonstrate appendectomy surgery

Slemenda Experience Reveals Roots of Global Health Interest

Joshua Matthews is one of three IU School of Medicine students selected as Slemenda Scholars this summer by the IU Center for Global Health. Matthews shares

Debbie Ungar  |  Jul 30, 2021

John Humphrey, MD, and his research colleagues in Kenya.

Dr. Humphrey Receives NIH Career Development Award for HIV Research

Researching new strategies to prevent transmission of HIV from mothers to babies aligns with the training and clinical interests of John Humphrey, MD, assistant professor

Debbie Ungar  |  May 25, 2021

12491-Schmidt, Nathan

New publication shows insights about malaria and gut bacteria composition

An IU School of Medicine researcher and his colleagues have determined that human gut bacteria composition correlates with the severity of malaria in children through

Anna Carrera  |  May 18, 2021

Ganesha, Hindu deity

Spirituality in Medicine | Hinduism

Focusing on holistic treatment for all patients within hospitals and other medical facilities, spiritual care addresses the emotional and spiritual needs of patients with various

Jordan Lapsley  |  May 13, 2021

Zoom screen showing all presenters

Trainees Confront Diverse Global Health Challenges

Global Health Scholars Day, hosted each spring by the Indiana University Center for Global Health, spotlights diverse global health challenges and explores solutions envisioned by

Debbie Ungar  |  Apr 26, 2021

Islamic Holy text, the Quran

Spirituality in Medicine | Islam

  Spiritual care can contribute to the treatment for all patients, assisting them through a health crisis. Hospital chaplains focus on each patient’s preferred spiritual traditions,

Jordan Lapsley  |  Apr 26, 2021

Cassandra Anderson, Joshua Matthews and Neal Patel are the 2021 Slemenda Scholars.

IU Med Students Selected for Global Health Opportunity

Doctors practicing in resource-limited settings domestically or globally know that flexibility and resourcefulness are job requirements. Three first-year medical students selected as 2021 Slemenda Scholars

Debbie Ungar  |  Mar 28, 2021