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E.g., 2021-10-27
Background Image: Water. Text: Taking Care of Yourself & Your Loved Ones: A Mental Health Webinar Series
Sunday, April 18, 2021
From February through April, the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences hosted a six-event mental health webinar series, "Taking Care of Yourself and Your Loved Ones." 
Presidential Awards Video Screen Shot
Sunday, April 18, 2021
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.
Exterior of the new Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham at Duke Regional Hospital
Monday, April 12, 2021
Answering a long-standing need in the community for enhanced behavioral health services, Duke Health is opening a newly built center at Duke Regional Hospital that will provide a setting specifically designed for the comfort and care of these patients. 
DukeLine Logo with Duke Campus Background
Sunday, April 11, 2021
A new student-operated texting platform called DukeLine has a single goal: improving the mental health of students through quick peer response. Associate professor Nancy Zucker, PhD, advises the program.
Collage Image - 6 Faculty Members Involved in New Research Core
Sunday, April 11, 2021
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.
Koltai & Somarelli Headshots
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Deborah Koltai, PhD, associate professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences and neurology, and Jason Somarelli, PhD, assistant professor in medicine, are the winners of the 2021 Bass Connections Leadership Award.
Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Sunday, April 11, 2021
On April 9, 2021, Shirley Tilghman, OC FRS, of Princeton University, Bruce Alberts, PhD, of the University of California at San Francisco, Daniel Colón-Ramos of Yale University, PhD, Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, of Duke University, Judith Kimble, PhD, of Uni
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.
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.

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