School of Medicine Announces 2017 Research Staff Appreciation Award Winners
Three members of the School of Medicine staff have received 2017 Research Staff Appreciation Awards, in recognition of their exemplary support in the conduct of basic, clinical and translational research projects.
Hospital Music ‘A Reminder That There’s Life’
When William Dawson took over the Performing Artsprogram at Duke Hospital, he became the first full-time staff Musician in Residence and Semans/Byrd Performing Arts Coordinator. As a teacher, band director and international performer, Dawson understood the effect music could have on one’s mood and emotions. Still, he had a challenging task ahead of him – Dawson had to prove that music could make an impact in a hospital setting.
Duke Post-Doctoral Training in Genomic Medicine Research
The Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine is pleased to announce a new two-year post-doctoral training program in genomic medicine. This unique program will provide training in a fast-growing field marked by the advent of new technologies, increased use of clinical genomic medicine, and large-scale federally- and privately-funded research efforts.