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Advancing Behavioral Health Together

Our 2021 annual report features highlights from our clinical, education and research missions; diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; new strategic plan; and philanthropic efforts.

Read Select Articles from the Report:

Consultation Line Expands Behavioral Health Care Access

NC-PAL is a free provider-to-provider consultation line and education program available to all clinicians across the state for questions about behavioral health or psychiatric medication management for their pediatric and perinatal patients.

A Plan for Change

Annise Weaver, MSEd, CRC, is one of the founders of the newly-established ME² Black Employee Resource Group. Read about this group and other initiatives related to the School of Medicine's new strategic plan for addressing systemic racism.

Congratulations to our Duke Presidential Award Winners

Congratulations to Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, on winning a Presidential Award, and to our department members who are part of LATIN-19, which won a team Presidential Award—including LATIN-19 executive team member Gabriela Nagy, PhD.

Dane Whicker Is among New CTSI Equity in Research Core Leaders

The Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute launched a new Equity in Research core in July 2020 that aims to elevate, advance, and accelerate equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist research. Medical instructor Dane Whicker, PhD, is co-director of the core.

When Psychiatric Conditions and Pregnancy Intersect

In this Q&A, Duke psychiatrist and specialist in perinatal psychiatry, Marla F. Wald, MD, discusses the importance of treating psychiatric conditions during pregnancy and in the critical postpartum period.

$1M Gift Will Establish ADHD Center for Girls and Women

An anonymous family’s generosity will enable Duke University School of Medicine to establish one of the nation’s only programs dedicated specifically to helping girls and women with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).