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
Summer 2022

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Eck Institute names Elizabeth Wood director of the Master of Science in Global Health

The Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH) has named Elizabeth Wood, associate professor of the practice, director of its Master of Science in Global Health program. Read more

EIGH researchers discover how proteins move cargo across TB cell wall

A new study conducted at Notre Dame unraveled a mystery scientists had previously not been able to pinpoint: There is an order to how disease-causing substrates, or “cargo,” cross a similar bacteria’s unique two-walled membrane. Read more

Novel liquid coating on urinary catheters may reduce infections, Notre Dame study finds

A new type of catheter, described in a recent paper in eLife from the Flores-Mireles lab, could potentially improve quality of life and reduce deaths related to bloodstream infection caused by catheter-induced UTIs. Read more

Notre Dame students address obstetric violence in the 7th annual Global Health Case Competition

Every year, the EIGH’s Case Competition brings together students from multiple disciplines to develop innovative solutions for real-world health problems. Five teams developed solutions to tackle issues in Chiapas, Mexico. Read more

Assessment of Clinical Drug Resistance and Laboratory Adapted Parasite Strains with Escalating Malaria in Bangladesh

A study co-authored by Maisha Khair Nima and Angana Mukherjee provides a generalized model for comprehensive monitoring of drug resistance in countries where malaria is endemic. Read more

EIGH updates

Congratulations to the EIGH's Marian Botchway and Nydia Morales Soto on their promotions to Assistant Directors! 
Yenupini Joyce Adams and Michael Reger joined as faculty members for the Master of Science in Global Health program on July 1, 2022.
We are excited to announce the Global Health Club of Notre Dame! Recruitment for undergraduate members will begin in the upcoming fall semester.


Q&A with Paul Perrin

Perrin is the Director of Evidence and Learning for the Pulte Institute for Global Development and an Associate Professor of the Practice in Global Health/Global Affairs. He is a faculty affiliate of the EIGH and teaches courses for the Master of Science in Global Health program. Read more

Q&A with Jessica Carney

Jessica Carney is a current graduate student fellow at the EIGH. She completed her Masters in Research and Experimental Psychology from Notre Dame, and is currently working towards her Ph.D. in Laura Miller-Graff's BRAVE lab. Read more

Q&A with Rebecca Chase

Rebecca Chase is a 2020 graduate of the Master of Science in Global Health program. In this spotlight, she discusses her current work at the John Snow, Inc., Research and Training Institute and her passion for global health and international development. Read more

in case you missed it

Study authored by MSGH alumna and EIGH faculty affiliates audits palliative care services in Uganda

An article co-authored by Master of Science in Global Health alumna Ainur Kagarmanova (2020) along with several EIGH faculty affiliates has been published in BMC Palliative CareRead more

Blog: "Is Bangladesh entering the Era of Malaria Elimination?"

EIGH faculty affiliates Kasturi Haldar and Neil Lobo recently contributed to a blog featured on PLOS: Speaking of Medicine and Health for World Malaria Day. Read more 

Ocobock earns Human Biology Association’s Early Career Award for research, teaching, and service

Cara Ocobock's research is at the intersection of metabolic physiology, evolution, culture, and behavior, and her contributions include revelations about how people adapt to extremes — of climate and physical activity. Read more

Lieberman Wins the 2022 J. Calvin Giddings Award

This award, sponsored by the American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry, recognizes one individual each year who has enhanced the development of students in the study of analytical chemistry. Read more


AGS poster session AGS presentation
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The EIGH hosted the 2022 Arthropod Genomics Symposium in June with attendees from all over the world both in-person and virtually.
GH Case Comp
The winning Notre Dame Global Health Case Competition team
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All 2022 Case Competition participants
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Global Health Colloquium: World Water Week Panel
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