A Plan for Change

After a yearlong planning process, the School of Medicine details its commitment to dismantling racism in a new strategic plan.

Congratulations LEADER 2021 Graduates!

The LEADER program helps faculty hone their leadership skills in order to build their research team, manage a talented group of people, deftly navigate conflict, and inspire others to do their best.

Higher Rates of Alzheimer’s Deaths, Hospitalizations Correlate with Air Pollution

In areas of North Carolina where the air has higher levels of particle pollution than the World Health Origination recommends, Duke Health researchers have found that residents had elevated rates of death and hospitalizations for Alzheimer’s disease.

The findings, appearing online in PLOS ONE, are consistent with other research establishing an association between air pollution and increased risk of neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.