Update: Liddle wins Duke GI competition to raise money for pancreatic research

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Update: Rodger Liddle, MD, received the most votes in Duke GI's competition to raise money for pancreatic research. The competition raised $1,070.

Dr. Liddle recently fulfilled his part of the competition by dressing as Prince from "Purple Rain."

Faculty, trainees and staff in the Division of Gastroenterology marked national Purple for Pancreatic Cancer Day on Nov. 17 by dressing in purple for the day. 

Many of the providers in Duke GI care for patients with pancreatic cancer and other pancreatic diseases, and the division's faculty and staff are working together to bring awareness, research support and hope.

The division is currently raising money to fund pancreatic research at Duke. You can vote for your favorite GI pancreas doctor at Duke ($1/vote with no limit), and the "winning" doctor will dress as "Purple Rain" singer Prince.


The faculty who were in the running for this honor are:

Mahfuzul Haque, MBBS
Associate Professor of Medicine

Paul Jowell, MBBch
​Professor of Medicine

Rodger Liddle, MD
Professor of Medicine

Jorge Obando, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

The deadline to vote is Wed., Nov. 23. Drop by the GI administrative suite in Duke South or contact Chantai Massey (chantia.massey@duke.edu) to vote or make a donation.