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E.g., 2018-06-20
Aravind Asokan, PhD
April 26, 2018

Duke Surgery Welcomes New Director of Gene Therapy

We are pleased to announce that Aravind Asokan, PhD, will join the Department of Surgery as the new Director of Gene Therapy in the Division of Surgical Sciences with a secondary appointment in Molecular Genetics & Microbiology. Dr. Asokan comes to Duke from the University of North Carolina at...Read more
Students from the Duke Health Career Academy with medical students in the General Surgery Interest Group
April 10, 2018

Local High School Students Receive Surgical Simulation Training

The Department of Surgery's Academic Success Through Surgical Education and Training (ASSET) program recently partnered with the Duke Health Career Academy (HCA) to provide an HCA Field Trip for high school students at the Surgical Education and Activities Lab (SEAL) . Twenty-one students from the...Read more
Jonathan C. Routh, MD, MPH, Division of Urology
April 2, 2018

Jonathan C. Routh, MD, MPH, Receives Endowed Professorship

Jonathan C. Routh, MD, MPH , Division of Urology, has been appointed the Paul H. Sherman, MD Associate Professor of Surgery by the Board of Trustees. This endowment recognizes a faculty member who is a scholar of true eminence and excellence in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Jeffrey Marcus, Chief...Read more
Henry E. Rice, MD, Professor and Chief of Pediatric General Surgery
March 30, 2018

Chief of Pediatric Surgery Receives Humanism in Medicine Award

We are pleased to announce that Henry E. Rice, MD , Professor and Chief of Pediatric General Surgery, has received the 2018 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. This award is presented annually to a Duke faculty member who embodies compassion, sensitivity, respect for patients and colleagues,...Read more
Andrew J. Lodge, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
March 29, 2018

Andrew J. Lodge, MD, Receives Duke Presidential Award

We are proud to announce that Andrew J. Lodge, MD , Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, has received a Presidential Award for distinguished service to Duke University. Dr. Lodge is a congenital heart surgeon and has been with Duke for over 15 years as a...Read more
Peter J. Allen, MD, as the new Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology in the Department of Surgery
March 27, 2018

Duke Surgery Appoints New Chief of Surgical Oncology

The Duke Department of Surgery is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter J. Allen, MD, as the new Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology in the Department of Surgery and Chief of Surgery for the Duke Cancer Institute (DCI). Dr. Allen comes to Duke from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer...Read more
Risa Gearhart-Serna, a predoctoral student in the lab of Gayathri Devi, PhD
March 23, 2018

Duke Predoctoral Student Receives Environmental Health Scholars Award

Risa Gearhart-Serna, a predoctoral student in the lab of Gayathri Devi, PhD, Associate Professor in Surgical Sciences, has been selected to receive the Duke Environmental Health Scholars (EHS) award for her project "Identifying Aggressive Breast Cancer Outcome Correlations with Environmental...Read more

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