Division News

Michelle Lyn, MBA, MHA, and Fred Johnson, MBA, to Lead DUHS' Contract for NCDHHS' COVID-19 Support Services Program

Department of Family Medicine & Community Health Faculty Michelle Lyn, MBA, MHA, division chief of community health, and Fred Johnson, MBA, will serve as project directors for Duke University Health System's contract to lead Region 3's COVID-19 Support Services Program for N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. Region 3 includes Durham, Vance, and Granville counties.

2020-21 Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program Fellows Selected

The Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program is proud to announce the selection of our new cohort of fellows for the 2020-21 program year.  The cohort includes 18 Advanced Practice Nurse-led teams, which comprise a total of 43 program fellows from diverse health care professions.

Bull City Community Garden, a Duke-Durham Partnership, Addresses Food Insecurity for Durham’s Senior Citizens

Last weekend, over 30 volunteers gathered at the Morris Street parking deck in downtown Durham to launch the first phase of the Bull City Community Garden project. Spearheaded by the Division of Community Health in the Department of Family Medicine & Community Health and Duke University’s Office of Sustainability, the Bull City Community Garden will provide produce to Durham’s population of at-risk seniors who do not have access to fresh and healthy foods.

Faculty Profile: Anh Tran, PhD, MPH

Anh Tran, PhD, MPH, assistant professor, is vice chief of education for the Division of Community Health, and serves as program director for the Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program and the Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership. She earned her Master of Public Health from UCLA and her doctorate in health behavior and health education from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Fellows Selected for 2019-20 Cohort of Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program

The Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program announces the selection of its newest cohort of advanced practice nurse fellows for the 2019-20 program year. This cohort represents advanced practice nurses with leadership and management experience from across the United States. Fellows are:

Halima Azana, MSN, APRN, NP-C, NE-BC
Houston, TX

Kylie Casey, APRN, FNP-C
San Antonio, TX

Durham Community Health Indicators Project Publishes Health Data for the First Time

DataWorks NC, in support of Durham’s Community Health Indicators Project, is publishing Durham’s first public neighborhood-level dataset on chronic health conditions. The data, published in Durham’s Neighborhood Compass and in a new Health Indicators Project website, currently cover type 2 diabetes and will soon expand to include stroke and other conditions. Fred Johnson, MBA, assistant professor of the practice of community and family medicine, serves on the board of DataWorks NC.

Division of Community Health Welcomes Fellows to Benefits Enrollment Center

The Division of Community Health's Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) recently launched the Benefits Enrollment Center Fellows Program, a program for Duke University undergraduate and graduate students to join the BEC outreach team, increase awareness of resources, and expand outreach to Durham’s aging population, including those who are homebound.