Congratulations to Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS, associate professor of medicine (Medical Oncology), for his election in the Duke University School of Medicine chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society as faculty for Fall 2017.
Kimberly Johnson, MD , associate professor of medicine (Geriatrics), will receive funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the barriers and facilitators of advance-care planning for different racial groups.
Nephrologist Susan Gurley MD, PhD , is an eyewitness to the toll diabetes-related kidney disease takes on patients. As diabetic kidney disease becomes more common worldwide, the clinician-scientist wants to solve more biological mysteries surrounding how the damage starts and progresses. New treatment targets could follow.
John Paul Shoup, MD , senior assistant resident in the combined Medicine-Pediatrics residency training program, has been selected to serve as the Durham VA Medical Center chief resident for quality improvement and patient safety for 2018-19.