Alumni News and Awards

E.g., Wednesday, April 8, 2020
E.g., Wednesday, April 8, 2020
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Gregory Sempowski, PhD
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Researchers and staff at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute and the Duke Regional Biocontainment Laboratory are working around the clock to develop...
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Duke Clinical Research Institute logo on the Durham Center Building
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has funded up to $50 million to evaluate hydroxychloroquine as a preventive drug for the novel...
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Priyamvada Acharya in cryo-EM facility
Thursday, March 26, 2020
By Lindsay Key
Although most research laboratories at Duke University are shuttered to prevent future transmission of the Covid-19 coronavirus, one of the few to...
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N95 Masks hanging
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The process uses vaporized hydrogen peroxide to kill germs without degrading the masks Facing a critical shortage of N95 face masks that block the...
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Cameron Wolfe, MD, Emmanuel “Chip” Walter, MD
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Adults with severe symptoms of the novel illness will have the opportunity to participate Duke University Hospital has joined the first national...
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Match Day Envelope
Friday, March 20, 2020
On Friday, March 20, medical students at Duke celebrated Match Day virtually! The students received envelopes digitally at noon and quickly shared...
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Stone wall with five student portraits
Friday, March 20, 2020
By Lindsay Key
Kind and supportive classmates. Inspiring mentors. Life-changing interactions with patients. These are all facets of the Duke University medical...
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Mary Klotman, MD; Colin Ducket, PhD; Joseph Rogers, MD; Chris Woods, MD
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Watch a recorded webinar featuring Duke University School of Medicine experts discussing the public health impact of the corona virus and Duke’s...
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Trent Semans Center for Health Education
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
U.S. News & World Report assessed 120 medical schools and once again ranked the Duke University School of Medicine among the best in the nation,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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