News for Faculty and Staff

  • Monday, July 8, 2019

    Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) will sponsor and host its 8th annual Sickle Cell Conference with the theme “Living Better with Sickle Cell Disease” on Friday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 7. The conference is a joint effort with experts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, East Carolina University, Cone Health System, Virginia Commonwealth University, Atrium Health and the Pi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority.

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    The Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP) of the Duke University School of Medicine / Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Department provides academic training in the quantitative and methodological principles of clinical research. CRTP is designed primarily for faculty, fellows and other health professionals. The program offers formal courses in research design, research management, medical genetics, comparative effectiveness, translational methodologies and statistical analysis.

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    Kudos to Chiyoung Lee, PhD student; and her Sponsor Eun-ok Im, associate dean for research development and regulatory affairs; for the submission of her Sigma Foundation Fellowship application entitled "The Socioeconomic Disparity in Cardiovascular Health in Older Adults in South Korea." This proposal requests funds for a one-year period with a start date of Sept. 1, 2019. 

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    Kudos to Devon Noonan, associate professor, and her entire team for the resubmission of her NIH R01 application entitled “A Text-Based Scheduled Reduction Intervention for Smokeless Tobacco Cessation." This proposal requests funding for a five-year period with a start date of April 1, 2020.

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    Wei Pan, associate professor, was recently invited to present at the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

    His presentation was entitled "We Cannot Randomize Participants in Observational Studies. What Else Can We Do?"

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    Vaccines have been a vital asset in reducing childhood mortality and morbidity. They have saved millions of children’s lives around the world and are one of the most cost-effective public health measures.

    Despite overwhelming evidence to the life-saving properties of vaccines, there has been an increase in vaccine hesitancy in many parts of the world. This has resulted in a deadly resurgence of preventable infectious diseases that is claiming an increasing number of children’s lives.

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    Congratulations to Donna Biederman, associate professor; and her colleagues Julia Gamble of the Duke Outpatient Clinic and Sally Wilson of Project Access Durham County on their award, “Safe Hospital Discharge Transitions for Homeless Patients with Opiate Risk or Addiction.” The grant is awarded from the Duke Endowment through the Department of Population Health.

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    Sijia Wei, PhD student; and Hanzhang Xu, medical instructor; recently published an article entitled "Understanding Contextual Differences in Residential LTC Provision for Cross-National Research: Identifying Internationally Relevant CDEs" in Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine.

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    Many of us spend lots of time managing email.  Want to make this time more efficient?  Use keyboard shortcuts – there are many, and here’s a list of the most useful:

    Alt+S                    Send an email

    Ctrl+Enter           Send the message you’re currently typing

    CTRL+R                Reply to an email

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    Jennie De Gagne, associate professor, recently completed Harvard University’s Essential Management Skills for Emerging Leaders Program. This program is designed for individuals to master core business concepts and build key skills in six subject areas, including leadership, strategy, communication, finance, marketing and negotiation.

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    Maryellen Kelly, MSN Instructor, recently published an article entitled "Malone Antegrade Continence Enemas vs. Cecostomy vs. Transanal Irrigation-What Is New and How Do We Counsel Our Patients?" in Current Urology Reports.

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  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    Kudos to AnnMarie Walton, assistant professor, and her entire team for the submission of her Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention/University of Kentucky Pilot grant application entitled “Engaging Farmworker Health Outreach Workers in Professional Development: The Refinement of a Handwashing Educational Toolkit for Spanish-Speaking Farmworkers." This proposal requests funding for a one-month period with a start date of Sept. 1, 2019.

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