Three faculty members from the Department of Medicine have been awarded distinguished professorships, the highest honor the university can bestow upon a member of the faculty. The appointments are effective on July 1, 2022.
David D'Alessio, MD: James B. Wyngaarden Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Dr. D’Alessio is a practicing endocrinologist and chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition. His research group studies regulation of insulin secretion by hormonal factors and the abnormalities of islet function in Type 2 diabetes.
The Department of Medicine is delighted to announce the winning Chair’s Research Awards proposals for 2022.
“We have been very delighted with the work and outcomes of the prior recipients of this award and anticipate an equally successful and productive course for this year’s winners,” said Kathleen Cooney, MD, MCAP, chair, Department of Medicine. “Congratulations to each award recipient!”
By Liz Switzer
Health disparities and community engagement are two hot topics in medicine today, and the Duke Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is meeting both challenges head on with the Evidence2Practice (E2P) program. E2P is designed to increase interest in HIV science careers for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Institutions of Higher Education that Serve Minority Populations (MSI).
By Liz Switzer
As the Department of Medicine (DOM) Fellow Research Academy (FRA) wraps up its inaugural year, participants say they are coming away better positioned as competitive candidates for research awards and with a sense of camaraderie that is fostered by a departmental culture of career development.
Gerald Bloomfield of Cardiology has received a sub-award through the Aga Khan University for a project entitled "Chronic, Non-Communicable Diseases and Disorders Across the Lifespan: Fogarty International Research Training Award (NCD-LIFESPAN)." Total funding will be $23,180.
The Program for Women in Internal Medicine (PWIM) will host Ann Brown, MD, MHS, vice dean for faculty, for the annual Clipp-Speer Women in Medicine Visiting Professor Grand Rounds presentation on Fri., April 29 12 p.m. in The Great Hall. The event will be hybrid in-person and virtual.