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Harvey Jay Cohen, MD, never planned to go into geriatrics. It wasn’t a word he heard in medical school in the 1960s. In fact, he hadn’t planned to go to medical school either. Once there, he certainly wasn’t planning to become a clinician--he just wanted to do research. Even after deciding to become a clinician-scientist, he chose hematology-oncology as his specialty. He never gave geriatrics a thought.

But life has a way of presenting opportunities, and Dr. Cohen has a way of saying yes.

Heather Whitson, MD, MHS, associate professor of medicine (Geriatrics) and ophthalmology, will serve as the next director of the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development. Dr. Whitson will succeed Harvey Cohen, MD, the Walter Kempner Professor of Medicine and chair emeritus of the Department of Medicine.

Duke Department of Medicine and School of Medicine investigators, under the leadership of

Friday will be a particularly busy day in the Department of Medicine.

Harvey Cohen, MD, professor of medicine (Geriatrics), director, Duke Univ

The Duke Red Blood Cell Transfusion Colloquium will feature two speakers at 11:30 a.m. on Mon., Sept.

The Duke Red Blood Cell Transfusion Colloquium will feature two speakers at 11:30 a.m. on Mon., Sept.

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