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E.g., 2021-01-27

Faculty Spotlight: Rebecca Sadun, MD, PhD

March 13, 2020
This week's Faculty Spotlight shines on Rebecca Sadun, MD, PhD , assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics in the Division of Rheumatology. Sadun discusses how she became interested in adult and pediatric rheumatology in medical school when she became intrigued by data showing that children...Read more

The many roads to Duke: Rebecca Young

March 10, 2020
An avid camper, Rebecca Young loved that living in Davis, California, had her a short drive from Yosemite National Park, redwood forests and the Sierra Nevadas. As a vegetarian, she treasured California’s year-round availability of fresh produce. But after a decade, she and her husband, Renny, knew...Read more

Duke Pediatrics attends 15th Annual LMSA National Conference

March 9, 2020
This past weekend, nearly 50 schools and more than 300 students from across the country gathered in St. Louis, MO, for the 15th Annual Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) National Conference with the theme, "Unidos for Medicina y Más: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Latinx Health." Margarita...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Jennifer Peterson, MD

March 8, 2020
This week's Faculty Spotlight shines on Jennifer Peterson, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology. Peterson talks to us about her roles as medical director of the Intensive Care Nursery and educational manager for the ICN rotation for pediatric trainees. Interestingly...Read more

Duke CTSA KL2 Program welcomes new Pediatrics scholar

March 5, 2020
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...Read more

Common virus wreaks havoc on VLBW infants

March 4, 2020
Many problems can arise in very low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants, but one common virus has been shown in a new study to increase hearing and respiratory problems, as well as extend hospital stays after birth. “Preterm, very low-birth-weight infants who are infected with cytomegalovirus (CMV) after...Read more

Spina Bifidia Clinic receives national recognition

March 3, 2020
The Spina Bifida Association (SBA) announced its inaugural group of 31 clinics from across the country, including Duke Children's , that met 10 standards identified as best practices to care for people with spina bifida. These clinics have dedicated health care professionals who partner with people...Read more

Spotlight: James Giovan, 2020 King of Hearts

February 28, 2020
James Giovan is a fighter. In his short 15 months of life he has become known for being an old soul, a grumpy grandpa, and the boy with the most wonderfully warm smile. James has shown inspiring resilience in the face of his CHD diagnosis. Today he is growing, healing, developing his personality,...Read more

CHDI "Great Minds Think for Kids" Seminar Series

February 27, 2020
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

Spotlight: Healing little hearts around the world

February 20, 2020
This week's Spotlight shines on a team from Duke University Hospital that recently traveled to La Paz, Bolivia on a medical mission trip. The group included Dr. Andrew Lodge , pediatric heart surgeon; Michelle Figuerres , OR nurse; Rachel Gambino , perfusionist and Christopher Lappe , respiratory...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for January 2020

February 19, 2020
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of January 2020. Please extend your congratulations to the following individuals. Kaveh Ardalan, MD, MS (Rheumatology) received an award from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in...Read more