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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.
Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded funds from the National Institutes of Health to establish a prestigious Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, part of a federally-funded national network of similar centers.
Lauren Franz, MB, ChB, will present at an online conference on Sept. 29, “From Surviving to Thriving: Creating Global Equity in Supports and Services for Childhood Developmental Disability,” which will focus on challenges and research priorities for autism, cerebral palsy and hearing loss.
Adric Hardy is adjusting to a new position as assistant dean of students for the Duke Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards. He’s also searching for a home in Durham. But the heaviest burden remains navigating life during a historic pandemic.
In a recent opinion piece in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Jane Gagliardi, MD, MHS, reflects on a study in the same journal issue of a cross-sectional cognitive assessment of older incarcerated adults.
Dr. Frank Keefe, head of the Duke Pain Prevention and Treatment Research Program, shares his thoughts about pain research, research mentoring and ethical research in a recent interview with the Duke Office of Scientific Integrity.
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.
Because of her experience with her own son, Laura Anderson Kirby, PhD, wanted to figure out a way to help facilitate discussions about the pandemic with kids. She decided to write a children's book.
This fall marks an uncertain moment in the pandemic, with rising COVID-19 infection rates in the United States and a shifting public health response to protect the population from the highly infect
Family Connects, a nurse home visiting program for newborns and their families, is linked to substantial reductions in child maltreatment investigations in children’s first five years, according to new research from Duke University.