Med School Blog

E.g., Sunday, February 17, 2019
E.g., Sunday, February 17, 2019
Blog Post
April 13, 2018
Congratulations to Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH , and Sallie Permar, MD, PhD , on their selection as 2018-2019 fellows of the Hedwig van Ameringen...
Blog Post
April 10, 2018
Spring service opportunity organized by the Davison Council service committee. Duke in Durham Day is a semi-annual day of service for the Duke...
Blog Post
Event Crowd
April 6, 2018
By Karl Bates
‘Population Health’ is the basis of a new department in the School of Medicine , a byword for a lot of new activity across campus , and on Tuesday...
Blog Post
PA Education Building
April 5, 2018
The Duke Physician Assistant Program’s incoming class contains the highest percentage of underrepresented minorities the program has accepted in more...
Blog Post
April 4, 2018
Five School of Medicine faculty members have been selected to receive 2018 Physician-Scientist “Strong Start” awards. The School of Medicine created...
Blog Post
April 4, 2018
In December, Duke transplant surgeons performed the state’s and region’s first organ transplant from a deceased HIV-positive donor to an HIV-positive...
Press Release
National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP) logo
April 3, 2018
The National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP) , an interdisciplinary, community-partnered research program for physicians and nurses, has added a...
Blog Post
3 women stand in front of portrait painting.
March 30, 2018
Nancy C. Andrews, MD, Ph.D., former dean of the Duke University School of Medicine and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Duke, was honored with...
Blog Post
March 29, 2018
From left: Doctor of Physical Therapy student Cody Davis, Michel Landry, PT, PhD, Chief, Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Ben Alman, MD, Chair,...
Blog Post
computer visualization of brain activity
March 29, 2018
Though their purpose and function are still largely unknown, mirror neurons in the brain are believed by some neuroscientists to be central to how...
Blog Post
Headshot of Jodi Dodds, MD
March 28, 2018
For women, stroke is both more dangerous and more complicated than it is for men. Women are at greater risk than men for having and dying from a...
Blog Post
Alpha Omega Alpha Logo
March 27, 2018
Twice a year the Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Medical Honor Society elects a small number of new members. The criteria include scholastic achievement,...
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Wheelchair Athletes
March 27, 2018
On Saturday, March 17, students from the Doctor of Physical Therapy , Physician Assistan t, and Doctor of Medicine programs at Duke University...
Blog Post
Chip Walter, MD
March 27, 2018
Researchers say the vaccine could be effective against multiple strains of the virus for several years. The Duke Early Phase Clinical Research (DEPRU...
Blog Post
Multi-colored cells form around black center.
March 26, 2018
By Marla Vacek Broadfoot
Mutation prompts lung tumor cells to morph into gut cells. Tumors are notoriously mixed up; cells from one part often express different genes and...

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