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November 13, 2020

Duke Emergency Medicine COVID-19 Research Response

Photo above: Scientist performing tests in the laboratory In March 2020, it became apparent that the United States was going to be facing a new pandemic illness with no specific, proven treatments. The novelty of the SARS-CoV-2 virus meant that even the most experienced clinicians could not...Read more
November 13, 2020

Dr. Erin Leiman on Interprofessional Education

Photo above: Faculty providing patient care at Duke's Interprofessional Education Clinic Dr. Erin Leiman is the co-medical director for Duke’s Interprofessional Education (IPE) Clinic and the assistant director representing the MD program for the Duke Health Center for Interprofessional Education...Read more
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October 26, 2020

October Faculty Recognition

Alexander C. Allori, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery Received a Duke-NUS grant along with Dr. James Mok (Duke-NUS) to help onboard SingHealth into the expanding multi-center ACCQUIREnet longitudinal cleft registry developed by Dr. Allori...Read more
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October 26, 2020

October Resident Recognition

Brian Gilmore, MD General Surgery Resident Received the Professionalism Award for House Staff as voted on by second-year medical students in the Clinical Skills Foundation course. Oliver Jawitz, MD General Surgery Resident Invited to join the Editorial Board of The Journal of Thoracic and...Read more
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October 8, 2020

Q&A with Daniel Guerrón, MD, Metabolic Weight Loss Surgeon

Dr. Guerrón, second from the right, with research fellows in the OR From September 15 to October 15, the United States observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the positive contributions of Hispanic Americans to the nation’s achievements, culture, and history. In honor of the...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Black Voices in Healthcare: Hadiza S. Kazaure, MD, New Faculty Member

This piece is part of a series featuring Black voices from the surgical and emergency medicine communities at Duke. About Dr. Hadiza Kazaure Dr. Kazaure was born in Nigeria and moved to the United States to attend college. She received a bachelor of science at Temple University, followed by medical...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Black Voices in Healthcare: Bryanna Stukes, Medical Student

This piece is part of a series featuring Black voices from the surgical and emergency medicine communities at Duke. About Bryanna Bryanna Stukes was born and raised in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. She attained a B.A. in philosophy from Spelman College before volunteering with Peace Corps...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Crisis of Care: Defining and Dismantling Health Disparities

Photo above: Dr. Rachel Greenup holds a consultation with a patient regarding financial options for treatment (Pre-COVID-19) With tens of millions of Americans currently unemployed, a raging global pandemic affecting races disproportionately, and a widespread national acknowledgment of deeply...Read more
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October 1, 2020

COVID-19 and Patient Care: A Resident’s Perspective

Photo above: Dr. Cecilia Ong, General Surgery Chief Resident, preps for surgery For many healthcare professionals, news of the COVID-19 pandemic arrived from multiple channels and on many different levels: policies from their institutions, global news, CDC guidelines, and first-hand accounts from...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Surgery Research Grant Activity and Awarded Clinical Trials

Abdominal Transplant Surgery Andrew S. Barbas, MD "Therapeutic Strategies to Improve Function of High-Risk Liver Grafts" National Institutes of Health Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD "SC2i Renewal" Henry Jackson Foundation/USU "Neonatal Porcine Islet Xenografts for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes" National...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Publications in High Impact Factor Journals

Publications in Journals with an Impact Factor of 10.0 or Greater Hiding in plain sight. Fayanju OLM . JAMA . 2019 Dec 10;322(22):2173-2174. Antigen-loaded monocyte administration induces potent therapeutic antitumor T cell responses. Huang MN, Nicholson LT, Batich KA, Swartz AM, Kopin D, Wellford...Read more