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E.g., 2021-12-02
Betancourt & Santos-Cubina
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Luis Betancourt, MD, and Javier Santos-Cubiñá, MD, became fast friends when Betancourt—then a second-year Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP) fellow at Duke—interviewed Santos-Cubiñá for the fellowship program in 2013.
Boy and young man giving high five
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Despite the large number of children and adolescents who meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health disorder, fewer than 20% actually receive the appropriate mental health services because of the limited number of trained clinicians, including child psychiatrists, and multiple barriers to
Man holding baby
Saturday, February 22, 2020
A male’s marijuana use appears to alter sperm prior to mating, causing offspring to develop distinct abnormalities in areas of the brain that help govern learning, memory, reward and mood, according to a Duke-led study conducted on rats.
Duke Psychiatry's Dane Whicker discusses transgender care from a psychologist’s perspective
Friday, February 14, 2020
On Tuesday, February 11, an interdisciplinary group of Duke researchers and clinicians launched the Duke Sexual and Gender Minority Health Program at a day-long symposium on the Duke campus.
Trent Semans Center
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Duke University continues its leadership in biomedical research, ranking eighth among the nation’s top medical schools and research institutions for funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Several people sit on a white floor while enveloped in a complex webwork as part of an art exhibit. Image credit: Alina Grubnyak via Unsplash.
Monday, February 10, 2020
Electronic health records (EHRs) comprise a remarkably rich source of longitudinal health data.
Viera Whitson
Sunday, February 2, 2020
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). 
Two men stretching roadside
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Building on evidence from numerous studies citing the adverse health consequences of  depression on a patient’s recovery after a cardiovascular event and other serious illnesses, researchers in Duke’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences are focusing on the benefits of stress manageme
Baby Looking at iPad
Monday, January 13, 2020
When Grayson Kollins was two and a half years old—just shortly after the birth of his younger sister—his parents noticed that he had all but stopped uttering the sentences and phrases that up until then he had been using to communicate.
Man with Baby; Woman Conducting Assessment
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Although screening, diagnostics and interventions for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have seen a number of advances in recent years, more effective treatments are needed to target core symptoms.
Nicole Helmke and husband Nick Turner (infectious diseases faculty member at Duke)
Friday, January 3, 2020
Fifth-year internal medicine-psychiatry resident Nicole Helmke, MD, started medical school at Duke with no expectation of pursuing psychiatry. More than anything, she knew from her prior global health experience that she was passionate about taking care of underserved populations.
Neuroethics And Theological Studies Network Faculty Members
Saturday, December 28, 2019
What can theological studies contribute to neuroethics, and vice versa? How can the engagement of theological studies with neuroethics best be facilitated? How can further interdisciplinary collaboration at Duke shape such dialogue?
Headshots of ADVANCE-UP, ALICE & LEADER Awardees
Monday, December 23, 2019
We're thrilled to announce that seven faculty members from our department were selected to participate in three highly competitive School of Medicine leadership and development programs:
Lauren Franz and Colleagues
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
A new early-intervention model coaches caregivers on strategies to nurture their kids’ development.
Young Adult in Hoodie Vaping (from Behind)
Monday, December 9, 2019
Study suggests that risk for nicotine addiction could begin with initial exposure

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