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Duke Surgical Center for Outcomes Research Speed Science Event
July 2, 2016

Duke SCORES Speed Science Event a Success

Duke SCORES held a Speed Science event on June 29 to foster collaborations surrounding surgical outcomes research. Over 40 faculty members, research scientists, and trainees from across Duke Health attended the "speed-dating" type event. The event will facilitate new collaborations between the...Read more
William Parker, PhD
June 28, 2016

Research by William Parker, PhD, Featured in Duke Magazine

“The immune system is like a bored teenager. If you don’t give it something to do, it will find something stupid to do.” - Dr. William Parker, Associate Professor of Surgery William Parker, PhD, Division of Surgical Sciences, discusses the hygiene hypothesis in an article in Duke Magazine titled "A...Read more
2016 General Surgery Chief Residents, Dr. John Migaly, and Dr. Allan Kirk
June 17, 2016

General Surgery Chief Residents Graduate

Congratulations to the General Surgery Chief Residents on your recent graduation. Wishing you the best in your future careers! Photo: Dr. Allan Kirk, Chair of Surgery and Dr. John Migaly, Director of the General Surgery Residency with General Surgery Chief Residents Drs. Michael Lidsky, Anthony...Read more
Duke Surgical Center for Outcomes Research (SCORES) logo
June 16, 2016

Duke SCORES Announces Scholars Program

Duke SCORES is pleased to announce the official release of the Request for Applications for the SCORES Scholars Program. The Duke SCORES Scholars Program provides funding of up to $15,000 per project for 12 months to catalyze investigations of key questions in surgical outcomes research. The goals...Read more
Duke surgeons perform a hand transplant
June 9, 2016

Duke Health Team Performs First Hand Transplant in North Carolina

A Duke Health team has performed the first hand transplant in North Carolina, attaching the limb to a 54-year-old patient from Laredo, Texas, whose hand was severed in a childhood accident. The highly complex, 12-hour procedure was performed May 27, 2016, by a team of surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, operating room staff and technicians, and was led by Linda Cendales, M.D., associate professor of surgery at Duke University School of Medicine and director of Duke’s hand transplant program.Read more