DukeMed Alumni News

Patient in Honduras

Healing Hearts in Honduras

A surgical team expands the reach of Duke’s cardiovascular care to bring lifesaving treatment to patients with few other options.

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Drs. Whitson and Cohen

Changing of the Guard

Heather Whitson, MD, HS’01-’04, takes the reins at the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development as Harvey Cohen, MD, HS’65-’67, ’69-’71, steps down after almost four decades.

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Building Bridges

‘One Duke’ collaborations across campus are yielding new insights and fresh ideas.
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The Stars in Our Brains

Three leading researchers team up to explore new targets in the search for the origins of Parkinson’s disease. 
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Amy Abernethy, MD

Putting Data and Tech on a Fast Track

In her new position as principal deputy commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Amy Abernethy, MD’94, HS’94-’01, PhD, is working to use data and precision medicine to develop more efficient ways to deliver personalized care.
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Grace Terrell, MD

Revealing the Secrets of Rare Diseases

Grace Terrell, MD’89, HS’89-’90, uses precision medicine technology to improve the odds for patients in search of diagnoses.
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