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NIH Funding Grants for Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males

December 5, 2014
By wja3@duke.edu

The NIH is seeking R01 grant proposals that stimulate and expand research in the health of minority men. This initiative will 1) enhance our understanding of the numerous factors (e.g., sociodemographic, community, societal, personal) influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and...

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FOA: Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care (R01, R03, R21)

July 12, 2014
By wja3@duke.edu

NIH logoThe NIH is calling for research grant...

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Whitson writes JAMA Viewpoint on Medicare coverage of hearing, vision services

November 5, 2014
By admin5

Heather Whitson, MD, MHS, associate professor medicine (Geriatrics) and ophthalmology, has coauthored a Viewpoint essay about limitations in Medicare coverage of hearing and vision care.

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Faculty Spotlight: William Yancy, MD

September 27, 2014
By wja3@duke.edu

William YancyWilliam Yancy, MD, is the focus of this week’s faculty spotlight. Dr. Yancy talks about being a second-generation Duke...

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Zullig Wins VA Career Development Award

April 6, 2014
By wja3@duke.edu

[caption id="attachment_603" align="alignleft" width="150"]Zullig Dr. Leah...

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Kornfeld Foundation offering research grants in palliative care, pain and bioethics

January 1, 2015
By wja3@duke.edu

The Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation is funding research grants in palliative care, pain and bioethics. The external application deadline is March 15; submissions should be sent to the Office of Research Administration by March 5....

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Grand Rounds 9/19/14: Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

September 12, 2014
By admin2

Medicine Grand Rounds on Fri., Sept. 19 at 8 a.m. in Duke Hospital room 2002 will feature Alastair D. Smith, MB, ChB, associate professor of medicine (Gastroenterology) and medical director of Liver Transplantation...

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CRTP Offering New Course on Health-Care Research and Dissemination

July 20, 2014
By wja3@duke.edu

The Clinical Research Training Program is offering a new course on implementation and dissemination of health care research this fall. CRP 273: Implementation and Dissemination of Health Care Research will provide an overview of...

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Study Finds Alternative to Anti-Cholesterol Drug

November 18, 2014
By admin5

No clinical trial had ever asked what happened when LDL levels get below 70 because, said Dr. Robert Califf, a Duke cardiologist and the study chairman, “many people were nervous about going this low and imagined a lot of possible toxicities.”

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Staff Spotlight: Iris Pounds

October 16, 2014
By wja3@duke.edu

Iris PoundsOur third Staff Spotlight focuses on Clinical Research Coordinator Iris Pounds, a 10-year veteran of the...

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