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E.g., 2018-06-19

CHDI and TriCEM Pilot Research Grant

June 18, 2018
The Children’s Health and Discovery Initiative (CHDI) and the Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine (TriCEM) announce a request for research proposals that investigate and positively impact child health and the trajectory of health into adulthood. Proposed activities should focus on...Read more

Bensimhon receives Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Award

June 17, 2018
Adam Bensimihon, MD, a second-year fellow in the Division of Nephrology, has received a Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Award for his project entitled, "Pharmacokinetics of Cefepime in children receiving continuous renal replacement therapy." The purpose of the Thrasher Research Fund is to...Read more

After High School, Young Women's Exercise Rates Plunge

June 11, 2018
Young women, especially young women of color, tend to get less exercise than their male counterparts, and the disparities worsen after high school ends. This is the finding of a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. As teens, 88 percent of boys report being physically active,...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for May 2018

June 11, 2018
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of May 2018. Please extend your congratulations to the following individuals. Yong-Hui Jiang (Medical Genetics) and Charles Gerbach (Biomedical Engineering) has received an award...Read more

Pediatric Education Day 2018

June 1, 2018
The 2018 Pediatric Education Day will be a learning and networking opportunity for faculty, fellows, residents and students and will include a Pediatric Grand Rounds lecture. Education Day will highlight innovations in medical education, and provide tools and strategies to be effective mentors,...Read more

Children's Health & Discovery Initiative Seminar Series

May 31, 2018
The goal of the Children’s Health & Discovery Initiative (CHDI) is to foster multidisciplinary and innovative research that will positively impact childhood and lifelong health. Efforts in four key research focus areas (genes and biology, physical environment, social and economic factors, and...Read more

Kelly receives NIH Career Development Award (K23)

May 24, 2018
Matthew Kelly, MD, MPH, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has received a NIH Career Development Award (K23), for his project entitled: “Nasopharyngeal Microbiome and Risk of Bacterial Pathogen Colonization in Infants.” The project period is 05/23/2018 – 04/30...Read more

Duke Pediatric Research Scholars selected for 2018-2019

May 24, 2018
The Duke Pediatric Research Scholars program (DPRS) is pleased to announce the selection of 11 new scholars for the 2018-2019 academic year. The DPRS is dedicated to training young physician-scientists and preparing them for successful careers in academic pediatric medicine. The program focuses on...Read more

Duke receives $60M NIH grant to speed medical research into practice

May 18, 2018
The Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute has been awarded a five-year grant of more than $60 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance innovative ideas from the point of discovery to implementation in clinical practice and population health. The Clinical and...Read more

Leadership transition in Duke Pediatric Research Scholars program

May 17, 2018
Ann M. Reed, MD, chair of the Department of Pediatrics and physician-in-chief of Duke Children’s, recently announced that Matthew Kelly, MD, MPH , has been named the new Assistant Program Director of the Duke Pediatric Research Scholars Program for Physician-Scientist Development (DPRS) . Associate...Read more

Yee named Associate Dean for Admissions

May 16, 2018
Mary E. Klotman, MD, dean of the Duke University School of Medicine, recently announced that Linton Yee, MD, has been named associate dean for admissions for the Duke University School of Medicine. As associate dean for admissions, Yee will provide administrative oversight for the medical student...Read more

Pediatrics faculty honored at Spring Meeting 2018

May 11, 2018
On Wednesday, May 9th, faculty and staff gathered at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens for the 2018 Spring Faculty Meeting. Pediatrics faculty were recognized with the following awards. Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award Presented by Nancy C. Andrews, MD, PhD, Dean of the School of Medicine and Vice...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for March / April 2018

May 8, 2018
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of April 2018. Please extend your congratulations to the following individuals. Kevin Hill (Cardiology) has received an award from the New England Research Institute in the amount of...Read more