Nancy McGreal, MD, associate professor of pediatrics in the division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition, received the inaugural Community Impact Award from the Carolina Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. Dr. McGreal is an adult and pediatric gastroenterologist at Duke who has been involved with the Foundation for over 19 years, holding numerous national and local leadership positions.
Every spring the Duke University School of Medicine recognizes the achievements of a number of our colleagues with the presentation of School of Medicine faculty awards.
Narayanan Venkatasubramani, MD, MBBS, MRCPCH, is a pediatric gastroenterologist whose fascination with the resilience of children in overcoming their medical conditions drew him to a career in medicine.
This week’s faculty spotlight shines on John Lyles, MD, clinical associate in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Lyles talks to us about how he became interested in medicine, particularly pediatric gastroenterology, and the challenges in caring for patients with disorders of the gut-brain axis. He also shares his reflections on his most significant mentor, Lisa Martin, PhD, and offers some insights into his research focused exploring options to offer IB-Stim to patients in addition to other related interests.
Malcolm Henderson Rourk, Jr, MD, died on Friday, September 4. Dr. Rourk was an assistant professor of pediatrics from 1971 - 2002 and an assistant professor of family medicine and community health from 1994 – 1995 at Duke University Medical Center.