Med School Blog

E.g., Friday, April 26, 2019
E.g., Friday, April 26, 2019
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Geeta Swamy, MD
April 22, 2019
Geeta Swamy, MD, vice dean and associate vice provost for scientific integrity for Duke University and the School of Medicine and associate professor...
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April 16, 2019
The Duke Center for REsearch to Advance HealthCare Equity (REACH Equity) has selected the second cohort of Career Development Awardees – REACH Equity...
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Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, Stuart Alexander Cook, BsC, MBBS, MRCP, PhD
April 10, 2019
Two School of Medicine faculty members-- Kafui Dzirasa , MD, PhD, and Stuart Alexander Cook , BsC, MBBS, MRCP, PhD—were inducted into the American...
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Joseph Heitman, MD, PhD and Leah Cowen, PhD.
April 8, 2019
By Melissa Palmer
Joseph Heitman , MD, PhD, James B. Duke Professor and chair of the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke University, and Leah...
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April 8, 2019
By Lindsay Key
Four School of Medicine faculty members were inducted into the Association of American Physicians (AAP) during a joint April 6 meeting of the AAP,...
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Adrian Hernandez, MD, Vice Dean for Clinical Research
April 2, 2019
By Lindsay Key
A key component of the Duke University School of Medicine’s strategic research plan is the establishment of a learning health system. The goal: to...
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Amanda Farrell
March 29, 2019
Amanda Farrell, Duke 2nd-year medical student, has been selected as an inaugural recipient of the Grant for Emerging Researcher/Clinician Mentorship...
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two women in front of a building. Sign reads MCHP, Mountain Community Health Partnership
March 22, 2019
By Lindsay Key
It’s a four-hour drive west across the state of North Carolina from Durham to Bakersville, a small town in Mitchell County. Most of the drive is on...
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Christopher Kanakry, MD’07
March 21, 2019
By Aliza Inbari
Christopher Kanakry, MD’07, an investigator at the National Cancer Institute, has been named a 2018 Lasker Clinical Research Scholar. His research at...
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Renato D. Lopes, M.D., Ph.D.
March 18, 2019
In a finding that suggests less is more, researchers led by the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) found that the drugs apixaban and clopidogrel...
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AOA Logo
March 15, 2019
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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March 15, 2019
On Friday, March 15th, medical students at Duke opened their envelopes and learned where in the country they will complete their residency programs...
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March 14, 2019
Scott Soderling, PhD, has been named chair of the Department of Cell Biology, effective immediately. Dr. Soderling was named interim chair in...
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View of the Trent Semans Center for Health Education
March 12, 2019
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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C. David Page, PhD
March 8, 2019
C. David Page, PhD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, effective June 15, 2019. Dr. Page is...

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