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Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, the K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator.
Duke Psychiatry's Dr. Jason Cho says we need to be intentional about creating opportunities to be quiet and still, especially in the Zoom era. Check out the great tips in this article for both relaxing and energizing ourselves.
In this Q&A, Duke Psychiatry's Shelley A. Holmer, MD, explains how the new behavioral health center meets a critical population health need in the region, the unique benefits to patients, and how providers can best refer their patients for assessment and treatment.
While marijuana use may impact some genes linked to autism in men’s sperm, abstaining from cannabis consumption over time may significantly lower many of those effects, according to a study by Duke Health researchers.
A team co-led by David Goldston, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University, and Joan Asarnow, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA, has been approved for a $13 million award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
A suicide screening tool developed by researchers from Duke Psychiatry and the Department of Veterans Affairs is far more accurate at identifying patients at risk for attempting suicide than current clinical assessments, which often have poor accuracy rates that can lead to the loss of life.
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.