The Duke Perioperative Optimization of Senior Health, led by Mitchell Heflin, MD, associate professor of medicine (Geriatrics), and Sandhya Lagoo-Deenadayalan, MD, associate professor of surgery, published a study in JAMA Surgery on Jan. 3 that found with older patients, assessing risk and intervening before surgery leads to shorter hospital stays.
Don't forget: Special event January 12, 2018 will honor Rev. Martin Luther King, highlight health disparities research at Duke
The Department of Medicine Chair’s Office and Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee, School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion, and School of Nursing are co-sponsoring a special event on Friday, January 12, 2018, to highlight health disparities research at Duke University. Kimberly Johnson, MD, associate professor of medicine (Geriatrics), will present "REACH Equity: Responding to the 'Fierce urgency of now.'"
Dr. Kevin Schulman was once again published in The Hill, an American political journalism newspaper and website published in Washington, DC.
Last year in Christopher Holley’s lab, an uninstalled exhaust hood still wrapped in plastic suggested that the young investigator was just getting going.
Don’t be deceived. Holley arrived a lab-bench veteran when he joined Duke’s cardiology division faculty in 2015. But the physician-scientist is launching something very new: wide-reaching molecular studies into a new field of RNA biology with vast potential.
On Jan. 8, the Department of Medicine and Department of Surgery will begin a 10-week competition to see which department can move the most in 2018.
The Duke CTSI Community Engagement Population Health Improvement Awards program will provide approximately $200,000 for direct costs to support pilot awards that can be used to either a) develop new community-research partnerships or b) foment already existing community and research partnerships that aim to develop and test effective solutions to improve community and population health. Deadline is Feb. 22, 2018.