Closing the Gap in Veteran Suicide Research
Research Faculty, Tiarney Richwood, receives NIH New Innovator Award
Tiarney Ritchwood, PhD, Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health, received a NIH Director's New Innovator Award.
Hanzhang Xu, Ph.D.: Focused on Improved Health for Older Adults
Hanzhang Xu, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor of family medicine and community health, joined the department three years ago as faculty in the research unit. She received a PhD in nursing from the Duke University School of Nursing in 2018. Dr. Xu also completed a Doctoral Certificate in Global Health from the Duke Global Health Institute and a certificate in College Teaching from the Duke Graduate School.
Candice Johnson, Ph.D.: Focused on How Work Affects Health
Candice Johnson, Ph.D., joined the Department of Family Medicine & Community Health in 2020 as faculty in the research unit and the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. She earned a doctorate in epidemiology from Emory University in 2012 and a Master of Science in Epidemiology from the University of Ottawa (Canada) in 2008.
Tips for Maintaining Heart Health During COVID-19
It’s no secret that the COVID-19 era is one like no other.
“We’re living in a challenging time, and we don’t want risk factors to go unchecked,” says Anthony Viera, M.D., MPH, professor and chair of the Department of Family Medicine & Community Health.
February is American Heart Month, and Viera says heart health should not be disregarded, even with the current focus on COVID-19.
Nadine Barrett, Ph.D., to Lead Duke Project Studying Health Concerns of Local Black Community
Duke University has been awarded a Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award to study the health concerns most important to the local Black community, particularly as they relate to COVID-19.
Meet Candice Johnson, Ph.D.
Duke University School of Medicine Awarded $1.4 Million to Train Physician-Scientists to Address Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Duke University $1.4 million over four years to train physician-scientists to address Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRDs).
Faculty Everett, Morgan Co-Authors on PAEA Article of the Year
A paper co-authored by Chris Everett, Ph.D, MPH, PA-C, and Perri Morgan, Ph.D., PA-C, won Article of the Year at the PAEA Education Forum in Washington, D.C., on October 10. The article, "Intermediate Diabetes Outcomes in Patients Managed by Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, or Physician Assistants: A Cohort Study," was published in Annals of Internal Medicine in December of 2018 (e-published in November of 2018). George Jackson, Ph.D., MHA, in the Duke Department of Population Health Sciences, was the first author.
Faculty Profile: Lavanya Vasudevan, PhD, MPH
Three Duke Scientists Awarded NIH Grants for High-Risk, High-Reward Research
Published Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Duke School of Medicine News Office
Pandemic Response Shows Path For Improved Health Care in the Future
Published September 16, 2021, Duke Health News Office
Study Shows Minimal COVID-19 Infections Among Children at Day Camps
Published February 3, 2021, Duke Health News Office
Duke University's Aggressive COVID Testing and Surveillance Minimized Infections
Published November 17, 2020, Duke Health News Office
Bundled interventions improve bystander CPR, increase out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival
Published September 3, 2020, Duke-NUS Medical School News Office
New Ingredient in Cocaine Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study
Published February 05, 2020, Duke Health News Office
Spikes in Blood Pressure Among Young Adults Spell Trouble in Mid-Age
Published January 17, 2020, Duke Health News Office
Cardiac Arrests in Hispanic Neighborhoods Less Likely to get CPR from Bystanders
Published January 2, 2020, Duke Health News Office
High Blood Pressure Poses Risk of Heart/Stroke Events for People Under Age 40
Published November 2, 2018, Duke Health News Office
Duke Researchers Find Lower Annual Costs for Primary Care Patients of PAs and NPs Compared to Physicians
Published June 13, 2019, AAPA News Central