Universal masking in schools is shown to reduce spread of COVID-19
School districts that required masking saw lower rates of COVID-19 transmission within schools last fall compared to those with optional masking policies, according to a study by the ABC Science Collaborative.
Hornik named Vice Chair of Research
Christoph Hornik MD, PhD, MPH, has recently been named the new vice chair of research in the Department of Pediatrics, effective January 14, 2022.
MEDx announces high-risk high-impact 2021 seed funding recipients
MEDx grant opportunities are one mechanism to encourage and support new collaborations or expansion of existing collaborations between faculty in the Schools of Medicine and Engineering.
Faculty Spotlight: Palen Powelson Mallory, MD
According to Palen Mallory, MD, pediatric critical care medicine is a rewarding and interesting field.
Faculty Spotlight: Caroline Pinson Ozment, MD
This week’s faculty spotlight shines on pediatric critical care medicine physician Caroline Ozment, MD.
Faculty Spotlight: Veerajalandhar Allareddy, MBBS
n this week’s Faculty Spotlight, Veerajalandhar Allareddy talks about his current responsibilities as chief of the Section of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care and the opportunity of developing a Neonatal-Young Infant Cardiac ICU. He also discusses his research interests focused on health care outcomes and value-based care and shares the knowledge and skills he acquired from his most significant mentors.
The ABCs of Keeping Kids Healthy
Duke physician-scientist and critical care pediatrician Kanecia Zimmerman teamed up with Duke physician-scientist and pediatrician Daniel Benjamin, MD, PhD, MPH, to create the ABC Science Collaborative—a consortium to help interpret COVID-19 data to support schools.
Duke Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center Advanced Practice Provider (NP or PA) Fellowship opportunity
The Duke Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center Advanced Practice Provider (NP or PA-C) Fellowship includes rotations through clinical settings in the pediatric heart center which includes inpatient and outpatient locations.
Rehder named Vice Chair of Education
Ann M. Reed, MD, chair of the Department of Pediatrics, recently announced the appointment of Kyle Rehder, MD, as vice chair of education in the Department of Pediatrics, effective May 1, 2021.
Kamath named Chief Medical Officer for Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center
Sameer Kamath, MD, MBBS, has been named chief medical officer for Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center, effective September 1.