Can’t Take Statins? There’s Another Choice for Lowering Cholesterol
New research shows that bempedoic acid can lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk for heart attack and stroke without causing muscle pain, according to Duke cardiologist John H.P. Alexander, MD, MHS
Pong Named First Residency Program AD for Ambulatory Care
Denise Pong, MD, assistant professor in the division of General Internal Medicine, has been named the first residency program assistant director for Ambulatory Care.
Milta O. Little Installed as New President of AMDA-PALTC
Congratulations to Milta Oyola Little, DO, the newly installed President of the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, (AMDA-PALTC).
Shah Selected for ACC Emerging Faculty Leadership Academy
Nishant Shah, MD, assistant professor of the division of Cardiology, has been selected from a highly competitive group of candidates to participate in the 2023 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Emerging Faculty Leadership Academy.
IPEC and the IPE Clinic: Partners in Producing the ‘Practice-Ready’ Physicians of Tomorrow
Interprofessional collaboration is critical to the successful practice of medicine, but making that dynamic happen consistently in clinical settings can be challenging. The Duke Health Center for Interprofessional Education and Care (IPEC) has accepted the challenge and is working to create and support interprofessional experiences across the Duke campus, the health system and the community.
George McLean’s Estate Gift Pays His Appreciation Forward
In appreciation of the gifts of knowledge and training he received at Duke, the George W. McLean estate has funded an endowment to support endocrinology research by young investigators.
Keisha Bentley-Edwards & Chris Beyrer Featured Faculty March 9 — Dean’s Distinguished Research Series
Keisha Bentley-Edwards, PhD, and Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH, with groundbreaking research this Thurs., March 9 at the School of Medicine’s Dean’s Distinguished Research Series
Intervention Helps Clinicians Meet Guidelines for Prescribing Diabetes, Heart Drugs
Neha Pagidipati, MD, and Christopher Granger, MD, are co-authors on the recent study