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Faculty Spotlight: Sharla Marie Rent, MD

August 21, 2020
This week's Faculty Spotlight shines on Sharla Rent, MD, medical instructor in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology. Rent talks to us about how she ultimately decided on a career in neonatology due to her love for the combination of intensive care and forming long-lasting...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Rushina Cholera, MD, PhD

August 16, 2020
This week’s Faculty Spotlight shines on primary care specialist Rushina Cholera, MD, PhD. Cholera talks to us about how she joined Duke’s first cohort of National Clinician Scholars to experience a rigorous, mentored experience that would allow her to hone the research skill set she had developed...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for July 2020

August 11, 2020
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of July 2020. Please extend your congratulations to the following individuals. Kyle Rehder, MD (Critical Care Medicine) received an award from Boston Children’s Hospital in the...Read more

Duke named a 'Best Employer for Women" in 2020

July 28, 2020
Duke University is among the “Best Employers for Women” in 2020, according to Forbes, which released rankings on Tuesday. Duke placed 80th out of 300 companies in the annual ranking . Duke ranked seventh in the education industry. “It is always gratifying for the organization to receive external...Read more

Cohen receives John M. Opitz Young Investigator Award 2020

July 23, 2020
Jennifer Cohen, MD , assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Medical Genetics, recently received the John M. Opitz Young Investigator Award from John Wiley & Sons, Inc. The award was established in honor of Dr. John Opitz and his long-standing commitment to educating young...Read more

Walter is PI for Pfizer SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19) vaccine clinical trial

July 21, 2020
Emmanuel (Chip) B. Walter, MD, MPH , pediatric infectious diseases specialist, is principal investigator on a clinical trial for a SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19) vaccine. Geeta Swamy, MD , maternal-fetal medicine specialist, is co-investigator. Recruitment is now underway for vaccine candidate selection...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for June 2020

July 17, 2020
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of June 2020. Please extend your congratulations to the following individuals. Danny Benjamin, MD, PhD (Infectious Diseases) and Kanecia Zimmerman, MD (Critical Care Medicine)...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Chi Hornik

July 17, 2020
Dr. Chi Hornik is the Director of Clinical Research in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. She received her Doctorate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she maintains a faculty appointment. She is a clinician in neonatal and pediatric critical care, a...Read more

Landstrom wins 2020 Clinical Scientist Development Award

July 16, 2020
New York – The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) recently announced the 17 physician scientists, including Andrew Landstrom, MD, PhD , assistant professor of pediatrics and cell biology, who are each receiving a 2020 Clinical Scientist Development Award of $495,000 over three years. A panel...Read more

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