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3 from Pediatrics selected for 2020 ALICE Program

December 17, 2019
The School of Medicine Office for Faculty Development has announced the next class in its ALICE program, a leadership development opportunity for mid-career women faculty in the School of Medicine. The ALICE Program (Academic Leadership, Innovation, and Collaborative Engagement) provides in-depth...Read more

Fighting childhood obesity by teaming up

December 16, 2019
On a rainy, cold and dark winter evening, several dozen children from age 5 into their teenage years gathered in the courtyard of a Durham Parks and Recreation building, counting out stretches, jumping jacks, lunges and leaps in unison. “1-2-3-4-5 …” Between the numbers were shouts relaying the...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for November 2019

December 13, 2019
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of November 2019. Please extend your congratulations to these individuals. Kaveh Ardalan, MD (Rheumatology) received an award from Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research...Read more

Benner awarded first Duke Golden Ticket

December 13, 2019
Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute and BioLabs North Carolina have awarded the first ever Duke Golden Ticket to Eric Benner, MD, PhD , George W. Brumley, Jr., M.D. Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology, and co...Read more

Brain differences may be tied to obesity, kids' study says

December 10, 2019
New results from the largest long-term study of brain development and children’s health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function. Does excess body weight somehow reduce brain regions that regulate planning and impulse control? Is obesity a result of that brain difference? Or are...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Dmitry Tchapyjnikov, MD

December 10, 2019
This week's faculty spotlight shines on Dmitry Tchapyhnikov, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Neurology. Tchapyhnikov talks to us about how, as a young person growing up in a Russian family, he was encouraged to be a doctor from an early age. He also talks about his...Read more

Project ADAM NC seeks to prevent sudden cardiac arrest in children

December 6, 2019
In January 2019, the Duke Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center launched the first chapter of Project ADAM (Automated Defibrillators in Adam’s Memory), a national organization committed to preventing sudden cardiac arrest in children and teens through education and life-saving programs, in North...Read more

Your Health, Your Neighborhood. There's a Connection

November 24, 2019
Dr. Jeff Baker wanted to get Duke Health caregivers talking about how their patients’ medical issues aren’t always matters of personal choice but can come out of historical social determinants that are challenging to change. That’s an important task, but the 12 undergraduate and two graduate...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Carolyn Sears Avery, MD, MHS

November 21, 2019
This week's faculty spotlight shines on Carolyn Avery, MD, MHS, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Primary Care and assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Internal Medicine. Avery talks to us about how she was initially impressed by the strength and comradery of the...Read more

Two from Pediatrics on Global List of Highly Cited Researchers

November 21, 2019
The list of Highly Cited Researchers for 2019 includes 54 of Duke’s most prominent and influential researchers, including Gregory E. Crawford, PhD , associate professor in pediatrics (Medical Genetics) and molecular genetics and microbiology; and M. Anthony Moody, MD , associate professor of...Read more

Wilfert receives North Carolina Award for Science

November 19, 2019
The state’s highest civilian honor, the North Carolina Award, was presented to six distinguished North Carolinians, including Catherine M. Wilfert, MD , Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Raleigh Convention Center. Governor Roy Cooper presented the award at a 7 p.m. banquet and ceremony. The award was...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for October 2019

November 15, 2019
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of October 2019. Please extend your congratulations to these individuals. Kaveh Ardalan, MD (Rheumatology) received an award from Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research...Read more

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