Fall Clinical Science Day 2012 - Friday, October 19

School of Medicine’s Fall Clinical Science Day - Friday, October 19

This half-day CME event was held during Medical Alumni Weekend at the Searle Center. It was designed to bring together alumni and faculty to celebrate the vast and diverse array of clinical research taking place across the medical campus. A similar Clinical Science Day was held in the Spring of 2012. 
Five distinguished Duke faculty members presented their research during 15-minute presentations, followed by a 10-minute question and answer session. James Gavin, III MD, Ph.D., a clinical professor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine, was the keynote speaker. Dr. Gavin is a Duke Medical School alumna.

11:00-11:10     Welcoming remarks, Nancy Andrews, M.D., Ph.D., Dean, Duke University School of Medicine

11:10-11:35     HIV Vaccine Development at Duke, Barton Haynes, M.D., Frederic M. Hanes Professor of Medicine, Professor of Immunology, Director of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute

11:35-12:00     Novel Emerging Therapies for Patients with Resistant Hypertension, Manesh Patel, M.D., John Bush Simpson Assistant Professor of Medicine

12:00-12:45     Buffet Lunch

12:45-1:15       Health Care Disparities in Clinical Research, James Gavin, III, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine and Indiana University School of Medicine 

1:15-1:40         There's and App for That!:  Gamifying Patient Self-Management, Bernard Fuemmeler, Ph.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor, Community and Family Medicine

1:40-2:05         Gene Hunting in Hereditary FSGS – New approaches accelerating the pace of discovery, Michelle P. Winn, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine  


Cellular Immunotherapy Targeting Pediatric and Adult Brain Tumors, Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Associate Director, Duke Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program

This activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit.TM

For information on Clinical Science Day 2013, please contact Jill Boy at jill.boy@duke.edu or (919) 613-8637.


Sponsored by the Duke University School of Medicine