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Know that you are shaping part of their college career ... Be prepared to write some letters of reference as well! - Gabriela Nagy, PhD (Headshot of Gaby Nagy)
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
In a recent Bass Connections orientation for team leaders, assistant professor Gabriela Nagy, PhD, shared her experiences as a Bass Connections team leader and gave advice to other faculty members.
Davison Building
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Duke University School of Medicine vaulted to No. 3 for research among 122 medical schools in the nation—tying its highest ranking in history—in the U.S. News & World Report annual ranking of graduate programs released today. It was also ranked third in 2001.
Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Monday, March 29, 2021
Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, the K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, has been selected to receive a Duke University Presidential Award and the Ruth and A. Morris Williams Faculty Research Prize.  
Congratulations. Headshots and names of three faculty members.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Duke Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences faculty members Ernestine Briggs-King, PhD, Jeremy Grove, PhD, and Sarah Wilson, PhD, received departmental grants to support underrepresented minority faculty members and/or health inequities research.
Infographic highlighting key findings from the study
Monday, March 15, 2021
A new study led by Duke Psychiatry's Eric Elbogen, PhD, suggests financial strains like debt or unemployment are significant risk factors for becoming homeless, and even help to explain increased risk of homelessness associated with severe mental illness
Participants in the BSC during a work session prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Friday, March 12, 2021
In early 2019, faculty members and support staff from the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress—including associate professor Tripp Ake—and nearly 70 participants from across the country initiated the Breakthrough Series Collaborative on Trauma-Informed Schools. 
Lit-up Image of Brain
Thursday, March 11, 2021
If doctors could catch the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease in the brain earlier, could the disease be delayed or even prevented? This is the question that researchers at Duke and UNC are hoping to answer by joining forces on the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Collaborative.
Background Image: Water. Text: Taking Care of Yourself & Your Loved Ones: A Mental Health Webinar Series
Thursday, March 11, 2021
From February through April, the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences will be hosting a six-event mental health webinar series, "Taking Care of Yourself and Your Loved Ones." 
Baby Crawling and Reaching for Object
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Kathryn E. Gustafson, PhD, describes how early neurodevelopmental assessments are performed, discusses trends associated with neurodevelopmental delays, and offers guidance to help clinicians achieve positive long-term outcomes for their young patients.
The Growing Mental Burden of a Yearlong Pandemic. Headshots of three researchers.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
As the first anniversary of the pandemic approaches, three Duke experts reflected Wednesday on the impact it has had on various aspects of mental health during University Communications’ 50th virtual briefing for journalists since last March.
Jennifer Plumb Vilardaga
Monday, March 1, 2021
Duke Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences assistant professor Jennifer Plumb Vilardaga has received a career development award from the Duke Center for REsearch to Advance HealthCare Equity (REACH Equity). 
James Carter, Sr. Collage
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
In 1983, James Carter, Sr., MD, became the first Black full professor of psychiatry in the Duke University Department of Psychiatry, but his achievements and legacy stretch far beyond the Duke campus and health system. This Black History Month, we celebrate his legacy.
Doctor typing on laptop
Monday, February 22, 2021
As part of ongoing efforts to increase access to mental health care at Duke, the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences joined a new Duke Health integrated care approach known as “e-comms” or “e-consults.”
Duke Psychiatry’s Terrie Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi suggest youth mental health interventions could prevent physical illness and social costs.
Sunday, February 21, 2021
A new pair of studies from a Duke research team’s long-term work in New Zealand make the case that mental health struggles in early life can lead to poorer physical health and advanced aging in adulthood.
Heather & Eric Paradis Sitting on Bench and Hugging
Sunday, February 21, 2021
When Eric Paradis was being treated at the Duke Cancer Institute, he and his wife, Heather, received support from Duke Psychiatry clinical psychology interns though the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program. When Eric passed away, Heather decided to give back to the program.

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