The Duke School of Medicine has selected additional faculty members for the Duke Health Scholars and Duke Health Fellows Program.
Among the faculty honored are six individuals from the Department of Medicine.
Duke Health Scholars
- Cathleen Colon-Emeric, MD, associate professor of medicine (Geriatrics)
Duke Health Fellows
- Deborah Fisher, MD, associate professor of medicine (Gastroenterology)
- Timothy McMahon, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine (Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine)
- Susanna Naggie, MD, associate professor of medicine (Infectious Diseases)
- Stefanie Sarantopoulous, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine (Hematoogic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy)
- Deepak Voora, MD, assistant professor of medicine (Cardiology)
"The Department of Medicine celebrates these faculty—their selection recognizes outstanding work in their respective fields," said Scott Palmer, MD, MHS, vice chair for research. "We look forward to their continued success in academic research and are honored to have these physician investigators as part of the Department of Medicine."
The Duke Health Scholars and Duke Health Fellows Program was created with a transfer of funds from the Duke University Health System, and it supports the research efforts and enhance the academic success of early to mid-career clinician-scientists in School of Medicine clinical departments. Department chairs nominate faculty, and the Dean's research leadership team selects recipients.
Duke Health Scholars receive substantial awards to expand their research in new directions. Duke Health Fellows will receive a smaller research discretionary fund and expert mentoring tailored to their interests and career aspirations.