Alumni News and Awards

E.g., Tuesday, October 22, 2019
E.g., Tuesday, October 22, 2019
News
Reading x-rays in Honduras
Monday, October 21, 2019
By David Pickel / Photos by Chris Hildreth
Imagine a doctor saying you need surgery to replace a heart valve, and if you don’t get it you will die from heart failure within two years. If you...
News
Confocal light micrograph of astrocytes from the brain of a mouse.
Monday, October 21, 2019
By Angela Spivey / Photos by Alex Boerner
More than 10 million people worldwide—about 1 percent of people over age 60—live with Parkinson’s disease. There are treatments that can help control...
Blog Post
Building Bridges Illustration
Monday, October 21, 2019
By Dave Hart
From the day she took office as dean of Duke University School of Medicine in 2017, Mary E. Klotman, BS’76, MD’80, HS’80-’85 , has advanced the idea...
News
Amy Abernethy, MD
Monday, October 21, 2019
By Jim Rogalski
A longtime advocate for the marriage of technology and data to advance health care, Amy Abernethy, MD’94, HS’94-’01, PhD , envisions a future in...
News
Grace Terrell, MD
Monday, October 21, 2019
By Aliza Inbari
Living with a rare disease is a challenging journey for patients and their families. These diseases are frequently hard to diagnose, can be life...
News
Drs. Heather Whitson and Harvey Cohen
Monday, October 21, 2019
By Mary-Russell Roberson
The day her eyelashes froze together turned out to be a pivotal day for Heather Whitson, MD, HS’01-’04, ‘06 . She was a medical school student at...
Blog Post
William Kaelin and Nobel  Medal
Monday, October 7, 2019
Dr. William G. Kaelin Jr., a Duke trustee and alumnus, was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Kaelin received both his...
Blog Post
Duke in Honduras
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
A team of 18 Duke staff, including a current Duke medical student and several DukeMed alumni, traveled to the Instituto Nacional Cardio-Pulmonar in...
Blog Post
Andrew "Tip" Taylor, MD'68
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
By Jim Rogalski
For Andrew “Tip” Taylor, MD’68 , the proverbial fountain of youth isn’t a fountain at all, but a river. Actually, lots of rivers. For more than 40...
News
Brigid L.M. Hogan, PhD, FRS
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Brigid L.M. Hogan, PhD, FRS is the 2019 recipient of Duke Medical Alumni Association’s Lifetime Achievement award. She is a pioneer and leader in the...
News
Donald McDonnell, PhD
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Donald McDonnell, PhD is a 2019 recipient of Duke Medical Alumni Association's Distinguished Faculty Award. It’s not particularly unusual for...
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Michael Freemark, MD’76
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Michael Freemark, MD'76 is a 2019 recipient of Duke Medical Alumni Association's Distinguished Faculty Award. He is an internationally known...
News
Arthur Palumbo, AB’49
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Arthur Palumbo is the 2019 recipient of Duke Medical Alumni Association's Honorary Alumnus Award. He is among the most dedicated friends of Duke...
News
William Stead, AB’70, MD’74, HS’73-’77
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
William Stead, AB’70, MD’74, HS’73-’77 is a 2019 recipient of Duke Medical Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumnus Award. He is a pioneer in the...
News
Caroline Philpott, AB’83, MD’87
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Caroline Philpott, AB’83, MD’87 is a 2019 recipient of Duke Medical Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumna Award. She is one of the most respected...

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