Mission: Interception — Creating Better Ways to Stop Cancer in Its Tracks
A new Duke Cancer Institute research program co-led by Meira Epplein, PhD, and Katharine Garman, MD, brings together physicians, cancer biologists, epidemiologists, and biostatisticians to develop new ways to identify people at increased risk of cancer — specifically stomach cancer in Black community populations — and to “intercept” the disease before it has a chance to become established.
‘Laser Focused’: Dean Klotman Reflects on Her First Term and Looks Ahead to Her Second
Earlier this summer, Mary E. Klotman, MD, was appointed to a second five-year term as dean of the School of Medicine. In a wide-ranging interview, she looks back at the successes, challenges, and lessons learned during her eventful first term as dean and shares her thoughts on plans for the next five years.
‘A Leader Already’: Second-Year Medical Student Participates in White House Innovators Series
Antoinette Jasmine Charles, a second-year medical student, has already built an impressive record of social justice, activism, and civic service. This summer she was invited to join the White House Health Equity Leaders Roundtable Series, a series of discussions among medical students, clinicians, and policymakers focused on issues including access to care and social determinants of health.
Alumni are Forging the Future of Biotech and the Business of Health Care
Duke University School of Medicine is one of the nation’s premier training grounds for innovators and changemakers across the landscape of medicine, science, and health care. Meet four School of Medicine alumni who are creating the future in biotech and the delivery of health care.
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