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E.g., 2018-12-14
Illustration depicting immune cells as notes on a sheet of music
April 2, 2018

Harnessing the Immune System to Improve Patient Outcomes

Duke Health introduces new research initiative to overcome hurdles of immunity Our immune system works around the clock to keep us safe from disease, kicking out invading pathogens that mean to do us harm, while partnering harmoniously with the healthy viruses, fungi, and bacteria that live within...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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March 20, 2018

Welcome New Duke Surgery Residents

We are excited to welcome our new residents to the Department of Surgery. Congratulations to all those who matched with us! Emergency Medicine Residency General Surgery Residency Integrated Thoracic Surgery Residency and Traditional Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Otolaryngology - Head and Neck...Read more
Dr. John Stewart, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Advanced Oncologic and Gastrointestinal Surgery and Chief of Surgery, Durham VA Medical Center
February 26, 2018

Dr. John Stewart Elected to American Board of Surgery

John H. Stewart IV, MD, MBA, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Advanced Oncologic and Gastrointestinal Surgery and Chief of Surgery, Durham VA Medical Center, has been elected to the American Board of Surgery (ABS) for a 6-year term. The ABS serves as the national certifying body for...Read more
Georgia Tomaras, PhD, Professor in Surgery, Division of Surgical Sciences
February 16, 2018

Dr. Georgia Tomaras Elected Fellow in American Academy of Microbiology

Georgia Tomaras, PhD , Professor in Surgery, Division of Surgical Sciences, has been elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology . Dr. Tomaras was one of 96 new fellows chosen worldwide through a highly selective peer-review process. Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology...Read more

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