James Robert Clapp, MD, professor emeritus of medicine (Nephrology), died May 2, 2020 at age 88. “Dr. Clapp was instrumental in building the Duke Division of Nephrology, and he was well-known for his dedication to caring for patients with advanced kidney disease and hypertension,” said Kathleen Cooney, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine. “He is fondly remembered by many colleagues and patients alike.”
Two Department of Medicine faculty have been honored with 2015 Distinguished Awards by the Duke Medical Alumni Association.