Medicine faculty recognized in DCRI/DIHI Innovation Campfire

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Congratulations to the faculty from the Department of Medicine who were selected as winners of the inaugural 2021 DCRI/DIHI Innovation Campfire season. 

In keeping with its history of leading the way in how clinical research should be done, the DCRI, with co-sponsor Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI), is lighting a fire under its approach to innovating clinical research with a new program that gets everyone engaged with sparking ideas and fanning the flames to accelerate innovation in clinical research.

Of the 18 proposals submitted, eight were selected for the final presentations and five winners were selected.

The following projects led by Medicine faculty were selected:

Duke EMPOWER: A platform to Engage, inforM, Probe, promote Wellness, and fostEr community among patients with Rare diseases

  • Aparna Swaminathan, Scott Palmer, Rosalia Blanco, Shelby Reed, Reed Johnson, & Mary Creed

REACH: Reimagining Engagement and Access to Clinical and Health Services Research

  • Julius Wilder, Joy Bhosai, Mary Creed, & Guru Kora [Pluto Health]

Profes Research VOICE: Giving a voice to everyone discovering health I Putting the boogie back in research

  • Manesh Patel, Neha Pagidipati, Linda Lillis, Nishant Shah, and Share Califf

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