2023 Duke GI Chief Awards for Excellence


Andrew Muir, MD, Chief of the Gastroenterology division (Duke GI) announced the 2023 recipients of the first annual Duke GI Chief Awards for Excellence.  These awards honor the contributions of staff and faculty for their significant and sustained contributions to one of the missions of Duke GI. Nominations for the Chief Awards for Excellence were submitted by Duke GI division members.  Awardees were recognized by the Division Chief during the annual State of the GI Division virtual presentation on August 16. 

2023 Award Recipients

  • Rebecca Burbridge, MD for significant contributions and advocacy for diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Christi Davis STIV, GTS, CST in recognition of significant contributions to the Duke GI clinical mission
  • Darin Dufault, MD in recognition of leadership in the development of the Third Space Endoscopy Program
  • Cathy Ridenhour in recognition of contributions to the clinical mission
  • Christy Walters, RN in recognition of contributions in the research mission, and advocacy for diversity, equity & inclusion

Congratulations to the award recipients!