News & Announcements
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Institute for Global Health. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our members’ latest achievements, discoveries and honors. To view past Institute newsletters and other announcements, visit here.
A mental health smartphone app developed by a team of Northwestern Medicine investigators helped improve depressive symptoms in patients with diabetes and hypertension, according to a recent clinical trial published in JAMA.
The Institute for Global Health (IGH) has established the Center for Pathogen Genomics and Microbial Evolution which will apply lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to the tracking and prevention of future threats.
Three Feinberg students have received Harvard-BU-Northwestern-University of New Mexico Fogarty Global Health Fellowships, supporting work in Botswana, South Africa and Tanzania.
Abbey Filicko, a third-year medical student, presented findings from her community-based participatory research project in partnership with Chicago Public Schools at this year’s American Public Health Association (APHA) virtual annual meeting.
Listen to the year's most popular episodes of the Breakthroughs podcast, featuring Northwestern Medicine experts discussing COVID-19 research.
The Institute for Global Health hosted their second annual Global Health Day, highlighting traditional development issues as well as the impact COVID-19 has had on the field.
Using proxy measures of preparedness for hypertension or diabetes care did not accurately assess the ability of low- and middle-income countries to treat patients, according to a study published in PLOS Medicine.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, recent editorials published by Feinberg faculty explore COVID-19 and its impact on medicine, including potential drug targets and the need for more clinical trials to maximizing trainee education.