Blog by Matthew Fuller, MD
RECOGNITION, EDUCATION, RESEARCH
Nov 01, 2016

Blog by Matthew Fuller, MD

Globally, trauma kills more people every year than AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. COMBINED. Let me say that again - every year, more than 5 million people worldwide die of traumatic disease. That means that every day, 14,000 people worldwide die of trauma, nearly ten deaths a minute. And yet, discussion regarding the impact of trauma, particularly on developing nations, which shoulder a disproportionate amount of trauma deaths when compared to richer nations, is virtually non-existent. As developing societies become more dependent on mechanized travel, trauma related deaths increase proportionately.... Read More

UUHC Physicians Guide Future of Emergency Care in India
RESEARCH
Sep 01, 2016

UUHC Physicians Guide Future of Emergency Care in India

We all know the adage 'Give a man a fish and he eats for a day, teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime.' Peter P. Taillac, M.D., and Vijay Kandula, M.D., M.P.H., AAHIVS, have put the phrase into remarkable practice. The pair have developed a "train-the-trainer" course that's modernizing emergency care in Karnataka, India and is now slated for use in other developing countries. "Emergency medicine is a brand new concept in India," explained Taillac. "Emergency care skills are not well taught or represented in the Indian medical school curriculum." ... Read More

 Dean Hume presents lecture
RESEARCH
Aug 31, 2016

Dean Hume presents lecture

Wyatt Rory Hume became Dean of the School of Dentistry May 15, 2016. On August 23, 2016 he presented to the Multidisciplinary Global Health Research Seminar Series.... Read More

Preventing Childhood Deaths from Infectious Diseases: ARUP Scientist Awarded Prestigious Gates Foundation Grant
RESEARCH
Jun 03, 2016

Preventing Childhood Deaths from Infectious Diseases: ARUP Scientist Awarded Prestigious Gates Foundation Grant

ARUP Laboratories Medical Director Robert Schlaberg, MD, Dr Med, MPH, will be the Principal Investigator for a project to help decrease the high mortality rate of children with infectious diseases in resource-limited settings. This work is funded by a $100,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant is part of the foundation’s Grand Challenges Explorations, which fosters innovation to solve global health and development problems. More than 1,400 applications were received; Schlaberg is one of 43 individuals to receive grants, which were awarded May 26, 2016. ... Read More

Global Health Lecture Features Aga Khan University Vice President
RESEARCH
May 09, 2016

Global Health Lecture Features Aga Khan University Vice President

Salim Hasham spoke to the Global Health Community on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Salim Hasham has successfully led a range of Health care Enterprises and Projects, spanning five continents and more than three decades. He serves currently as Health Sciences Vice President of Aga Khan University, leading the global health services enterprise of the University. Prior to joining AKU, Mr. Hasham served as Senior Vice President of Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHI), responsible for the management of their expansion outside the US and overseeing all global health services projects. ... Read More

RESEARCH
May 09, 2016

International Intrigue Piqued as Visitors Tour ARUP

Last week, a group representing Aga Khan University and Hospital in Pakistan visited ARUP Laboratories as part of their two-day visit at the University of Utah. Aga Khan has a reach that extends into three continents—Africa, Asia, and Europe— and has teaching sites and campuses in Afghanistan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, the United Kingdom, and Pakistan. ... Read More

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