Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


Feb 18, Kunshan - As the opening convocation for the Global Learning Semester program (GLS) kicked off the Spring 2016 semester, the campus of Duke Kunshan University regained its dynamism and vigor. A total of 61 undergraduate students from Chinese and international universities joined Duke Kunshan leaders and faculty members at the ceremony to mark the official start of their semester-long study at Duke Kunshan University.

Interviewers conducting patient survey

A wide-ranging, six year, multi-layered and multi-location project involving Duke University/Duke Kunshan University, the China Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), The Gates Foundation, four Chinese universities and local health care providers examined TB care and medication use in China from 2009-2015, as well as financing of health care related to TB. Ten papers presenting a broad set of findings and recommendations for affordable and efficient TB care were published in...

Dr. Ruqi Gan (1st from left) from Peking University First Hospital helping a stroke patient in rural China 

Backed by a research grant from the Health Systems Research Initiative (UK), Dr. Lijing Yan from Duke Kunshan University and her collaborators are engaged in a three-year stroke study entitled “System-Integrated Technology-Enabled Model of Care Aiming to Improve the Health of Stroke Patients in Poorly Resourced Settings in China (The SINEMA Trial)”.

Duke Kunshan University will offer a new international master’s degree in environmental policy (MEP) beginning in the fall of 2017.

The four-semester, 16-course program is designed to meet the growing global need for leaders who are versed in both Chinese and international environmental issues and policies. Student recruitment will begin this spring.

January 23 and 24, over 160 scholars, government officials, and medical physics experts from China and overseas gathered with Duke Kunshan faculty and students at Duke Kunshan University’s first Medical Physics Forum: Education, Big Data and Precision RT. Held in conjunction with Jiangsu Biomedical Engineering Association - Medical Physics Branch, the forum focused on medical physics education in precision radiation therapy and SBRT clinical applications as well as molecular and anatomical...