Thursday, November 21, 2019
Psychiatry residency alumna Carrie Brown, MD, MPH, credits her first clinical rotation as a Duke University medical student—at John Umstead Hospital, a state-funded psychiatric inpatient facility in Butler, North Carolina—with planting the seed for her future career in psychiatry.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Dr. Avee Champaneria, PGY3 and chief psychiatry resident at Central Regional Hospital, recently talked with Dr. Naveen Sharma, PGY4 and chief psychiatry resident at the Duke Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic, about Sharma’s background, residency experience and plans for the future.
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Military veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often suffer from chronic pain, which tends to lead to other adverse, sometimes devastating, physical and emotional health conditions.
Friday, November 1, 2019
Congratulations to Duke Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences faculty members Alison Adcock, MD, PhD, Angel Peterchev, PhD, and Stefan Goetz, PhD, on r
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Growing up in a Boston suburb, Heather Vestal, MD, MHS, was certain of one thing: while she always wanted to be a doctor, she did not want to follow in her parents’ footsteps and become a psychiatrist.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) recently presented Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, with this year’s Young Investigator Award.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry took place at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia, October 17-19, with great representation from Duke. A few highlights:
Thursday, October 17, 2019
An international team of researchers including faculty from Duke Psychiatry recently identified interesting genes linked with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Friday, October 11, 2019
Treatments for brain tumors, leukemia, sickle cell disease, and other serious illnesses can sometimes cause long-term cognitive side effects that deeply affect a child's quality of life.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Lisa Gwyther, MSW, LCSW, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine, has received a 2019 Pioneer Award from the N.C. Coalition on Aging for her long-time contributions to the field of aging in North Carolina.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Research teams from Duke received more than $24 million in federal grants to address challenges related to pain and the opioid crisis, with more than $19 million awarded to investigators from the
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
A drug used to slow cognitive decline in adults with Alzheimer's disease appears to reverse brain inflammation and neuron damage in rats exposed to alcohol during adolescence.