News from the University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health
News from the University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health
Winter 2022 Newsletter

featured news

Faculty policy write-up: "Giving a Boost to School Lunches in India"

Professor Santosh Kumar argues the urgency of early childhood anemia in India, while recommending policies to reduce the prevalence in India and other developing countries. Read more

Notre Dame researchers partner with the local community to prevent child lead poisoning

Thanks to new funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), researchers will co-create new tests and technologies alongside community health workers. Read more

Eck Institute for Global Health announces 2022-2023 graduate research fellows

The Institute will support the nine ND PhD students as they pursue research on a wide range of topics that impact global health. Read more

Notre Dame joins the fight against West Nile virus and other vector-borne diseases in the Midwest

Along with Purdue University and Indiana University, ND will now be part of the Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases (MCEVBD). Read more

Newly described, atypical transporter gene shown to have role in antifungal resistance

Professor Felipe Santiago-Tirado and his colleagues describe a gene they discovered that increases the chance for drug resistance in the fungi Cryptococcus neoformansRead more


Q&A with Miranda Rogliano

Rogliano, an alumna of the Master of Science in Global Health (MSGH) program, shares her international research experiences, her passion for global health, and details about her current position at American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). Read more

Q&A with Aurel Holzschuh

Learn about Holzchuh's current malaria research with the Koepfli lab, the partnership with Zanzibar Malaria Elimination Programme (ZAMEP), and his future aspirations in infectious disease research. Read more

Q&A with Felipe Santiago-Tirado

Professor Santiago-Tirado talks about his research on Cryptococcus neoformans and other fungal pathogens, his doctoral work that sparked his interest in infectious diseases, and his experiences so far at Notre Dame. Read more

in case you missed it

Notre Dame faculty present water access and human rights expertise at United Nations

Five ND experts, including EIGH affiliate Ellis Adams, recently presented new research at the UN that offers guidance on how industries can sustainably manage water resources and preserve human access to safe, clean water.  Read more

Notre Dame receives record-breaking $244 million in annual research awards

During fiscal year 2022, researchers at the ND received $244 million in research award funding, surpassing the previous record of $222.7 million set in fiscal year 2021. Read more

ASTMH Annual meeting

The Eck Institute for Global Health was represented by various faculty affiliates, post-docs, and graduate students at the 2022 ASTMH Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington.
ASTMH poster presentations
Professor Cristian Koepfli
EIGH booth at ASTMH
MSGH Director Elizabeth Wood at the EIGH exhibitor booth
EIGH booth at ASTMH
ND graduate students stopping by the exhibitor booth
ASTMH poster presentations
Benedicte Fustec, postdoctoral researcher from the Grieco/Achee lab


Happy Holidays from the Eck Institute for Global Health
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