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E.g., 2020-09-29

Safe and sound: preventing and addressing bullying behaviors

October 23, 2019
Bullying is a prevalent problem and a ubiquitous concern among parents. Whether physical or verbal aggression, behind-the-scenes rumormongering, or online attacks, bullying can have wide-ranging and substantial consequences. Instead of fostering a sense of specialness among children, personal...Read more

2019 Duke Pediatrics Alumni Grand Rounds

October 18, 2019
The Department of Pediatrics will host the Pediatric Alumni Grand Rounds on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, prior to the annual School of Medicine Medical Alumni Weekend, November 7-10. This year’s speaker, Mark C. Rogers, MD, MBA , is the former Chair and Director of the Department of Anesthesiology...Read more

Wilfert honored at IDWeek 2019 with IDSA Society Award

October 18, 2019
Among the eight exceptional individuals honored by IDSA and the IDSA Foundation at IDWeek 2019 in Washington, DC, Catherine Wilfert, MD, FIDSA , was the recipient of the A. Henderson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Public Health. IDSA recognized the following individuals for excellence in...Read more

Putting a focus on the benefits and human costs of immigration

October 18, 2019
A two-day forum on immigration this week sought to put a face on a topic often overshadowed by policy debates and partisan hate-speech. “I want to recognize clearly here that immigration is not some abstract topic or principle,” said Provost Sally Kornbluth in her opening remarks Thursday at the...Read more

Impact of Family Separation on Children: A Panel Discussion

October 17, 2019
The Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences will co-host a panel featuring leaders in the field of childhood trauma, resilience and immigration policy. This forum will positively engage attendees in dialogue about: academically and clinically relevant experiences and the...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for September 2019

October 11, 2019
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of September 2019. Please extend your congratulations to these individuals. Patricia L. Ashley (Neonatology) received an award from Infant Bacterial Therapeutics AB in the amount of...Read more

Duke Puppy Kindergarten admits seven new students

October 6, 2019
DURHAM, N.C. -- This fall, Duke University will be admitting seven students that have four legs instead of two. In the first program of its kind, the Duke Canine Cognition Center will welcome to campus seven puppies from Canine Companions for Independence , the leading assistance dog non-profit in...Read more

Duke Children's Community Symposium: Update on Adolescent Health

October 3, 2019
The Duke Children's Community Symposium is a conference designed to update providers on meaningful clinical problems in the care of children. Each session addresses a different topic in pediatric care, bringing together providers ranging from medical and surgical specialty disciplines to primary...Read more

Armstrong's legacy honored with University Medal

September 27, 2019
Duke awarded its University Medal, the school’s highest honor, to the late Dr. Brenda Armstrong and philanthropist-financier David Rubenstein Thursday night during the opening event of Founders’ Weekend Sept. 26-29. Prior to her death last October at age 69, Armstrong served for more than 20 years...Read more