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E.g., 2019-04-19

Pediatrics selects seven investigators for CMNH and Derfner awards

April 12, 2019
Each year the Department of Pediatrics distributes support for clinical, basic, or applied research projects proposed by investigators within the Duke Children’s community which is made possible by funds raised through Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) programs and corporate partnerships...Read more

Three from Pediatrics receive Colin's Kids Foundation awards

April 12, 2019
Three faculty members from the Department of Pediatrics have received Colin's Kids Foundation awards. The mission of Colin’s Kids Foundation is to provide funding to advance medical research related to congenital heart defects (CHDs) and to provide financial assistance to families struggling to...Read more

2019 New Faculty Awards

April 6, 2019
In FY19, the Department of Pediatrics will institute a new faculty award, the Master Clinician Award and membership into the newly created Pediatric Scholars Society , as part of the department's Faculty and Staff Awards program. Master Clinician Award The Master Clinician Award will recognize...Read more

Chambers receives 2018 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award

April 5, 2019
Eileen Tsai Chambers, MD , an associate professor of pediatrics and surgery in the Duke University School of Medicine, is a recipient of a 2018 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award . This prestigious award provides funding for cutting-edge biomedical research which directly benefits...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for March 2019

April 4, 2019
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of March 2019. Please extend your congratulations to these individuals. Charles M. Cotton (Neonatology) received an award from Baebies, Inc. in the amount of $42,339 for a research...Read more

Steinbach elected to Association of American Physicians (AAP)

April 4, 2019
William Steinbach, MD, professor of pediatrics and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently elected into the Association of American Physicians (AAP). Founded in 1885, the AAP is an honorific society composed of leading senior physician–scientists who make significant...Read more

Duke researchers receive R21 to investigate pediatric asthma

March 29, 2019
Ben Goldstein, PhD, associate professor of biostatistics and bioinformatics and data science and analytics leader for the Children's Health and Discovery Initiative (CHDI) and Jason Lang, MD, associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine and CHDI affiliate...Read more

TIDES: Targeting Infant Development through Early Screening

March 29, 2019
Debra Best, MD, associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Primary Care, and Elizabeth Erickson, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Primary Care, have received a grant from The Duke Endowment to develop new methods for screening and early interventions in primary...Read more

Children's Health & Discovery Initiative Seminar Series

March 28, 2019
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

2019 Susan Dees Symposium / NCAAIS Annual Meeting

March 27, 2019
The 2019 Susan Dees Symposium / NCAAIS Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28, 2019. The event will take place at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club . Registration Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club 3001 Cameron Blvd. Durham, NC 27705 800.443.3853 or 919.490.0999...Read more

U.S. House passes ACE Kids Act

March 27, 2019
This week, the Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2019 (ACE Kids Act) reached a critical milestone, it was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives as part of H.R. 1839. The bill will improve care for the sickest children in the nation—it has bipartisan support in the House and Senate...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Matthew J. Bruehl, MD

March 22, 2019
This week’s faculty spotlight shines on Matthew Bruehl, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. Bruehl talks to us about his special interest in cystic fibrosis and how he was introduced to medicine as a career while volunteering as a medical assistant...Read more

Page receives ACGME David C. Leach Award

March 15, 2019
Laura Page, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, is a 2019 recipient of the prestigious ACGME David C. Leach Award for her contributions to graduate medical education. The award recognized her work in conceptualizing and creating the Duke Pediatric Residency...Read more