Kathleen Cooney, MD , chair of the Department of Medicine, has announced that Cathleen Colón-Emeric, MD, MHS, FACP, AGSF , will assume the role of Chief of the Division of Geriatrics, effective January 1, 2019.
Toni Cutson, MD , and Jason Webb, MD , have earned the designation of Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The Academy is the professional organization for physicians who care for patients with serious illness. Advancement to fellowship status within the Academy honors dedication to and scholarship in the field of the hospice and palliative medicine.
The Department of Medicine Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee and Program for Women in Internal Medicine have announced that Hannah A. Valantine, MD, MRCP , the first NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, will give the Martin Luther King Jr. Medicine Grand Rounds presentation on Jan. 18, 2019 in the Searle Center Lecture Hall .
Steven Patierno, PhD , deputy director of Duke Cancer Institute and professor of medicine (Medical Oncology), pharmacology and cancer biology, and community and family medicine, has received the Diversity Award , one of Duke University's highest honors, in a ceremony led by President Vincent E. Price.