Alumni News and Awards

E.g., Saturday, December 14, 2019
E.g., Saturday, December 14, 2019
News
Thank-A-Thon
Thursday, February 1, 2018
By Mara Shurgot
How often do you receive a call just to hear the voice on the other end say, “Thank you”? Well, that’s exactly what 728 Medical Annual Fund donors...
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MEDx
Thursday, February 1, 2018
By Mara Shurgot
With the establishment of one of the world’s first biomedical engineering departments in 1967, Duke University‘s preeminence at the intersection of...
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Engineered cardiac muscle tissue
Thursday, February 1, 2018
By Mara Shurgot
Someday, waiting lists for organ transplants will be a thing of the past. “One day, patients will have access to regenerative medicine treatments...
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Michael  Merson, MD
Monday, November 13, 2017
Few people have played a more important a role in transforming Duke into a truly global institution than Michael Merson. An international leader in...
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Anna Mae Diehl, MD
Monday, November 13, 2017
Anna Mae Diehl is a pioneer and international leader in the field of liver growth and pathobiology. Colleagues describe her work as marked by...
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Karen Winkfield, PhD’04, MD’05, HS’05-’06
Monday, November 13, 2017
Racial and ethnic minorities frequently encounter barriers when accessing health care, but radiation oncologist Karen Winkfield aims to change that,...
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Allan D. Kirk, MD’87
Monday, November 13, 2017
Allan Kirk is about as thoroughly steeped in Duke Blue as it is possible to be: the son of a Duke-trained biologist, he earned both his MD and PhD at...
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Diane Havlir, MD’84
Monday, November 13, 2017
Diane Havlir is a pioneering leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. She has developed groundbreaking studies of early treatments, including highly...
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David Ginsburg, MD’78
Monday, November 13, 2017
A physician scientist in the field of genetics and hematology, David Ginsburg has contributed substantially to advancing the understanding, diagnosis...
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New Trainees in Boston
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Earlier this summer, Boston-area medical alumni welcomed new Duke SOM graduates who were beginning their training at hospitals in the city. More than...
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Holly Hedrick, MD’91
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Alumni Spotlight - Fixing the Unimaginable Pediatric and fetal surgeon Holly Hedrick, MD’91, gives hope for families and babies with complex birth...
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Get Involved
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Would you like to be nominated to represent the School of Medicine on your local Duke alumni regional board? The Duke Alumni Association has regional...
Blog Post
Dr. Wigfall and student after white coat has been put on.
Monday, August 7, 2017
By Aliza Inbari
About the new class and their orientation to Duke The School of Medicine’s class of 2021 is readying for their Duke experience with a time-honored...
Blog Post
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Friday, July 28, 2017
Method could group similar Alzheimer’s patients for more precise drug trials The push to develop treatments for Alzheimer’s disease has been a...
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Photo of Garheng Kong
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Impacting the Lives of Patients through Venture Capital By Aliza Inbari Growing up in a family of physicians, Garheng Kong, MD’01, PhD’00, MBA’03,...

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