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The Duke University School of Medicine's Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP) provides physicians, investigators and other healthcare professionals with the rigorous academic training in the quantitative and methodological principles of clinical research required to excel in today's dynamic clinical research environment.   The Program's degree option leads to a Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Research awarded by the Duke School of Medicine.

Duke Faculty, Alumni, and Students in the News:

(Student) Shreyansh Shah authored "Use, Temporal Trends, and Outcomes of Endovascular Therapy after Interhospital Transfer in the United States" Jan 31, 2019

(Alumnus) Yousuf Zafar interviewed by ASCO on "Understanding the Different Perspectives on Cost and Value in Cancer Care." September 26, 2018

(Alumnus) John Samson authors research in Nature, "Immunotherapy offers a promising bet against brain cancer." September 26, 2018

(Alumnus) Jay Shavadia Press Release on Cath lab pre-activation beneficial but not routine in STEMI. September 17, 2018

(Alumna) Angeles Secord interviewed on Cancer and Genetic Testing with OncLive.  August 30, 2018

(Students) Bijan Abar, Ashley Choi, Chizoba Nwankwo, and Kirsten Simmons named four CTSA TL1 Scholars. August 29, 2018

(Alumnus) Matthew Barber highlighted as Blue Devil of the Week.  August 27, 2018

(Alumnus and Faculty) Scott Palmer, MD receive NIH awards for training program.  August 2, 2018

(Student) Maya Talbott  named Albert Schweitzer Fellow. July 26, 2018

(Alumnus) Ravi Karra, MD receives the first round of Physician-Scientist Strong Start Award.  July 25, 2018

(Alumna) Rowena Dolor, MD receives a sub-award through Oregon Health & Science University for a project entitled "A Cluster-Randomized Trial Comparing Team-Based Versus Primary Care Clinician-Focused Advance Care Planning in Practice-Based Research Networks." July 23, 2018

(Student) Maya Talbott, named Albert Schweitzer Fellow, July 18, 2018

(Alumnus) Ajar Kochar, MD authors authors study, Study: 65% of older MI patients die within 8 years, July 10, 2018

(Alumnus) Ajar Kochar, MD authors study, Carotid artery disease not related to stroke after TAVR June 29, 2018

(Alumna) Morgan Cox, MD receives the Snyderman Award June 25, 2018

(Alumnus Renato Lopes, MD co-authors Clinical Events Classification: Past, Present, And Future June 6, 2018

(Alumna) Kimberly Johnson, MD interviewed on WUNC, Closing the Racial Gap in Healthcare June 5, 2018

(Faculty) Susan Halabi presented on Meta-Analysis on Racial Differences in Survival Outcomes for Prostate Cancer at Annual Meeting of ASCO.  June 1, 2018

(Alumnus) Zainab Samad, MBBS named Chairwoman of Department of Medicine at Aga Khan University in Pakistan. May 30, 2018.

(Alumnus) Jon P Piccini, MD Interviewed CABANA in Context: A Nuanced Understanding of AF Ablation - Medscape. May 30, 2018

(Student) Marat Fudim, MD Lead Author, Worsening Renal Function with Decongestion Not Associated with Worsening Outcome.  May 30, 2018

(Faculty) Michael D. Gunn, MD Interviewed Altering the Optics of Cardiovascular Disease: How the CANTOS Findings are changing Physicians' Approach to CVD.  May 24, 2018

(Alumnus) Andrew Muir, MD Interviewed NC hepatitis cases up as much as nearly 200 percent since 2012.  CBS 17 News.  May 24, 2018
(Alumnus) Matthew D. Barber, MD awarded the Edwin Crowell Hamblen Chair of Reproductive Biology and Family Planning Distinguished Professorship.  May 3, 2018

(Alumna) Cathleen Colon-Emeric MD, MHSc, has been appointed associate dean for research mentoring for the School of Medicine May 2, 2018

(Alumnus): Benjamin Andrew, Christopher Calixte and Rasheedat Zakare-Fagbamila at Translational Science 2018

(Alumnus) Adrian Hernandez, MD, Laura Kristin Newby, MD and John Sampson, MD were elected Members of the Association of American Physicians.  April 24, 2018

(Alumni) Rowena Dolor receives two Funding Awards

(Alumni) Jodi Dodds interviewed on Neurology and Women's Health

(Faculty) Steve Grambow and Kevin Weinfurt present on Effective Clinical & Translational Science Presentations at LEADS Summit in Puerto Rico March 21, 2018

(Faculty) Susan Halabi named Fellow American Society of Clinical Onocolgy March 18, 2018

(Alumni) Tracy Wang Study Author: Cutting Co-Pays Helps Heart Patients Take Meds March 16, 2018








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