Alumni Statistics


Over the course of Duke MSTP's forty-some-year history, 94.4% of Duke MSTP graduates have gone on to further clinical training after finishing the PhD and MD degrees. Of this group, 69.4% completed or are serving residencies in hospitals ranked among the top ten in the 2010 US News & World Report research rankings, and the program's graduates populate the ranks of academic medical centers throughout the United States.

Residency institutions of Duke MSTP graduates since 1966

Residency fields of Duke MSTP graduates from 2012 through 2017


Twenty-three of Duke MSTP's 328 alumni serve as faculty members at Duke 

Gerard C Blobe, MD, PhD Medicine - Oncology Associate Professor
Joseph M Corless, MD, PhD Cell Biology Associate Professor/Emeritus
Michael B Datto, MD, PhD Pathology Research Associate Professor
Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD Geriatric Psychiatry Associate Professor
Peter Fecci, MD, PhD Surgery - Neurosurgery Assistant Professor
Herbert E. Fuchs, MD, PhD Surgery - Neurosurgery Professor
William E. Garrett Jr, MD, PhD Orthopedic Surgery Professor
Laura P Hale, MD, PhD Pathology Research Professor
Caroline R Haynes, MD, PhD Psychiatry Associate Professor
Christopher L. Holley, MD, PhD Medicine Assistant Professor
David N Howell, MD, PhD


Claude Hughes Jr., MD, PhD Pathology Consulting Professor
Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD Community Family Medicine - Medical Informatics Adjunct Assistant Professor
David F Lobach, MD, PhD Community Family Medicine - Medical Informatics Associate Consulting Professor
John F Madden, MD, PhD Pathology Associate Professor
M. Louise Markert, MD, PhD Immunology Associate Professor
Mark L Palmeri, MD, PhD Biomedical Engineering Assistant Research Professor
Dhavalkumar Patel, MD, PhD Rheumatology and Immunology Associate Consulting Professor
Salvatore V Pizzo, MD, PhD Pathology Distinguished Professor
John D Shelburne, MD, PhD Pathology Professor Emeritus
Timothy Stenzel, MD, PhD Pathology Adjunct Assistant Professor
Phillip J Walther, MD, PhD Pathology Professor
Richard D. Weiner, MD, PhD Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Professor



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