Our Staff

Robert A. Malkin

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering
Phone: (919) 660-5131

Professor Malkin is interested in medical instrumentation in the developing world.

Dr. Malkin is also the founder of Engineering World Health and the Global Public Service Academies. These unique study abroad programs allow undergraduates (EWH) and high school students (GPSA) to study and work in developing world healthcare settings. Dr. Malkin also conducts research and development focused on medical equipment in the developing world.

Pegeen Ryan-Murray

Assistant Director Duke-EWH Summer Institute Programs
Phone: (919) 660-5181

Pegeen manages the selection processes and administration for the Duke-EWH Summer Institute Programs in Nicaragua and Tanzania in collaboration with EWH staff. Her primary responsibility is to assist students both domestic and abroad as they go through the process to participate in both programs. Pegeen’s background is in education and she has worked with students at Duke for the last 7 years.