A study published in The Lancet Global Health on Nov. 14 shows that workshops designed to provide religious leaders with information about family planning led to a measurable increase in the numbers of people seeking contraception at community public health facilities.“When women have access to family planning, it leads to better health for the women and better health for their babies,” said co-senior study author Dr. Jennifer Downs, the Ehrenkranz Family/Orli R. Etingin, M.D....
Dr. Johnson has mentored investigators working on some of the world's most virulent infectious diseases, from HIV/AIDS to malaria, hepatitis, leptospirosis, schistosomiasis, tuberculosis, leishmaniasis, and cryptosporidiosis.
The Tri-institutional TB Research Advancement Center (TRAC) is a collaboration between an exceptional group of investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, Rockefeller University, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
GHESKIO founder and the Howard and Carol Holtzmann Professor in Clinical Medicine, Dr. Jean Pape has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Lectures were provided by WDOM faculty and keynote speaker, Dr. Drew Weissman, who played a major role in critical discoveries that allowed for the mRNA platform to be used in developing vaccines against SARS-CoV.
Tens of thousands of people are expected to become sick with COVID-19 in Haiti.
The CSDA will provide Dr. Dupnik with $495,000 over three years in support of her research studies in the area of infectious diseases.
The award honors outstanding service that represents the highest values of altruism, compassion, and dedication. Dr. Peck was recognized in the areas of medical practice, medical education, and research.
This award was founded to encourage outstanding research in women’s health. The finalists presented their work at Medicine Grand Rounds.
The department announces a new fellowship which is designed to train generalist clinician-scientists for careers in global health research. Over the past decade, there has been a heightened recognition of the need for generalist clinician-scientists in global health, reflecting the rise of non-communicable diseases in resource-limited settings and the importance of primary care for sustainable health improvements.