Duke University’s Health Data Sciences Center has assembled a clinical faculty leadership team and will be renamed Duke Forge.

Joseph Greenfield, MD, chair of the Duke Department of Medicine from 1983 to 1995, is known by many at Duke for the clinical innovations he initiated here. To celebrate Dr. Greenfield and his contributions to the Department and Duke Health, the Department of Medicine will hold a special Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday, Oct. 20, at 8 a.m. in the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center for Health Education.

Robert M. Califf, MD, who is on leave from Duke to serve as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, received the American Heart Association's Research Achievement Award for 2016 “for his visionary clinical research leading to paradigm-changing procedures that have directly and significantly improved, in innumerable ways, the management of patients with cardiovascular disease.”

Robert Califf, MD, is one of three members of the Duke University School of Medicine faculty to be named to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine, an independent advisory organization made up of leading professionals in health, medicine and the natural, social, and behavioral sciences.

The U.S. Senate today confirmed Robert Califf, MD, to be the next commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Feature article on the MURDOCK Study in Kannapolis, NC, with mention of Robert Califf, MD, professor of medicine (Cardiology) and director of the D


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