James Robert Clapp, MD, professor emeritus of medicine (Nephrology), died May 2, 2020 at age 88. “Dr. Clapp was instrumental in building the Duke Division of Nephrology, and he was well-known for his dedication to caring for patients with advanced kidney disease and hypertension,” said Kathleen Cooney, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine. “He is fondly remembered by many colleagues and patients alike.”
Kara Wegermann, MD, a fellow in Gastroentergology, will receive The Mario Family Foundation Award, which supports junior investigators in training to make the transition to become independent scientists and planning for their first extra-mural funding.
Emily Eichenberger, MD, a fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has received the Chair's Research Award for Trainee Projects from the Department of Medicine.
Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS, has been named Vice Dean and the new Executive Director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), effective May 15.
Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH, has been honored with the Duke Medical Alumni Association's 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award. The awards are designed to honor alumni and friends whose distinguished careers and unselfish contributions to society have added luster and prestige to the University and its School of Medicine.
GIM Associate Professor of Medicine, David Edelman, MD, has been selected by Duke Department of Medicine Leadership as a recipient of the 2020 Department of Medicine Career Research Mentoring Award in Clinical/Population Health.
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Recipients of the award for 2020 are Marat Fudim, MD, MHS, a fellow in Advanced Training in Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, and Julia Messina, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (Infectious Diseases). Each will receive $95,000 in protected research time for one year to continue developing data and findings for their applications for NIH K funding.
Nour Nazo, lab manager of the Rajagopal Lab in the Duke Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC), has been named the 2020 recipient of the CVRC Research Staff Appreciation Award.