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Six receive Duke Children's Gala Awards

Thursday, March 16, 2017
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The following Department of Pediatrics faculty received Duke Children's Gala Awards for their projects specifically designed to enhance the existing care provided for our complex pediatric patients and their families.

Richard J. Chung, MD (Primary Care) for his project entitled, “Development of an Integrated Pediatric Complex Care Continuum.”

Gary Maslow, MD, MPH (Psychiatry and Primary Care) for his project entitled, “Parent Navigators to Provide Support for Children and Youth with Neurodevelopmental Disorders.”

Victoria Parente, MD, MPH (Hospital & Emergency Medicine) for her project entitled, “The Duke Children’s ‘CARE’ [Caring for the Region’s Exceptional Children] Network: Identifying Community Needs for Children with Medical Complexity and High Resource Utilization.”

Carolyn Pizoli, MD, PhD (Neurology) for her project entitled, “Duke Children’s Cardiac Neuro-Developmental Outcomes Program [CaNDO].

Karen Jooste, MBBCh (Primary Care) for her project entitled, “PedsTalk: Improving Physicians’ Communication Skills for Difficult Conversations and for Delivering Serious News to Pediatric Patients and their Families.”

Heather Van Mater, MD, MS (Rheumatology) for her project entitled, “Rheumatology Patient Navigator.”

Congratulations to these faculty on their awards, and special thanks to all who submitted proposals for consideration this year.