Aliyu named director of Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
Jun. 21, 2022—Renowned physician-epidemiologist Muktar Aliyu, MBBS, MPH, DrPH, who is the associate director for Research with the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH), has been named the new director of the institute, beginning July 1.
Grant to help train biostatisticians in West Africa
Jun. 16, 2022—Vanderbilt and Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital have partnered on a new program to train a cohort of highly skilled Nigerian biostatisticians to lead and supervise high-level biostatistics activities for HIV research studies in West Africa.
Martin to help guide Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health’s education, training efforts
Oct. 25, 2019—Marie Martin, PhD, MEd, has been named associate director for Education and Training in the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
VIGH study seeks to expand epilepsy care efforts in Africa
Oct. 10, 2019—The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH), with Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), will conduct a clinical trial in three cities in northern Nigeria to determine the efficacy of shifting childhood epilepsy care to epilepsy-trained community health extension workers.