White named Associate Program Director of DPRS
Michelle White, MD, MPH, assistant professor of pediatrics with appointments in the Division of Hospital Medicine and the Duke Center for Childhood Obesity Research, has been named associate director of the Duke Pediatric Research Scholars Program for Physician-Scientist Development (DPRS), effective May 1, 2021.
Local law enforcement policy may affect pediatric health care
Local law enforcement of immigration policy may affect preventable hospitalization rates for children, according to new research led by Penn State and Duke University investigators.
Faculty Spotlight: Samrat Umasankar Das, MBBS
This issue's Faculty Spotlight shines on hospital medicine physician Samrat Das, MBBS. Das talks to us about his current responsibilities as director of undergraduate medical education for the Department of Pediatrics and director of the children’s procedural sedation unit. He talks about what he enjoys most about his work and provides advice for students and trainees.
Das named Director of Undergraduate Medical Student Education
Kathleen McGann, MD, vice chair of education, recently announced the appointment of Samrat Das, MBBS, as director of undergraduate medical student education in the Department of Pediatrics, effective February 1, 2021.
A whirlwind for a Duke doctor's dog after COVID-19 test
A story about Duke pediatrician Heather Seabury McLean and her pug, Winston, and their whirlwind experiences with COVID-19.
Infant safe sleep: What you need to know about getting your baby to sleep safely
For KidsFirst, Kristina Nazareth-Pidgeon, MD, outlines the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations for safe sleep for infants aged 0-1 year.
Pug in North Carolina tests positive for the coronavirus, researchers say
A pug in North Carolina named Winston has tested positive for the coronavirus in what is apparently the first known case in which the virus was detected in a dog in the United States, researchers at Duke University said on Tuesday.
White selected for 2020 SPR Young Investigator Coaching Program
Michelle J. White, MD, MPH, was recently selected by the Society for Pediatric Research (SPR) for the 2020 cohort of the Young Investigator Coaching Program.
Duke CTSA KL2 Program welcomes new Pediatrics scholar
The Duke CTSA KL2 program provides training opportunities and protected research effort for junior investigators. KL2 scholars will leave the 3-year program equipped with the skills to be successful, independent investigators, making contributions across the spectrum of clinical and translational science.