The search for the new chancellor of the Duke University Health System is underway.

DUHS chancellor search aims to wrap in early 2015

According to a letter sent by President Richard Brodhead to the Duke community in April, the University’s goal is to have a new chancellor in place by early 2015.

Five Duke faculty receive approval to travel to Liberia

Five Duke faculty members have received approval for research in Liberia, despite travel restrictions to the country due to the Ebola virus.

'This is her school': Connie Simmons to retire in January

After more than three decades at the Pratt School of Engineering—and a legacy of mentorship and commitment to her students—Connie Simmons, associate dean for undergraduate affairs, will retire in...

Duke doctors forgo shaving to raise men's health awareness

The razors of a group of Duke doctors have come out to officially conclude the fundraising of No Shave November.

Early student testing probed by Duke researchers' pilot program

In collaboration with the federal Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge, some Duke researchers are piloting a program to answer, "How young is too young to test?"

Junior talks Ebola Innovation Challenge, future of disease

"I thought this challenge would be a great way to learn about the issue but also develop an innovative idea."

Mental health on campus: not a level playing field

Although the separate issues of mental health and equity are often at the forefront of dialogue at Duke, several groups suggest that the two are more intertwined than some might think.

Jovian, pictured above, died at the age of 20 after starring as Zoboomafoo in the eponymous television show.

Lemur star of Zoboomafoo remembered as playful and caring

For the Duke Lemur Center, the death of Jovian—a Coquerel’s sifaka who called the center home for 20 years—meant the loss of a lemur praised for his kindness and spirit.

From keys to glasses, students showcase work at 3-D Printing Challenge

Students competing in the second inaugural 3-D Printing Challenge showcased their models to judges in an exposition Tuesday night.

The new Student Health and Wellness Center, the plans for which are pictured above, may feature holistic services such as acupuncture when it opens in 2016.

Acupuncture considered for new Wellness Center treatment

As planning continues for the new Student Health and Wellness Center, Duke is considering how best to integrate alternative and holistic medical options.

The Duke Cancer Center is home to Duke University Hospital's outpatient clinical care services for cancer patients.

Duke revolutionizes cancer care, garners national attention

Duke Medicine developed a revolutionary model for cancer care that reduces readmission rates among patients.

DUHS patient declared Ebola-free

Officials announced Wednesday evening that the second round of tests on the Duke University Hospital patient who developed a fever after returning from Liberia have come back negative for Ebola.

Dr. J. Soka Moses prepares to enter the Ebola ward on Oct. 10, 2014 at JFK Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Washington Post photo by Kevin Sieff.

Further testing may confirm patient as Ebola-free

A patient being treated for possible symptoms of Ebola at Duke University Hospital may be removed from isolation after further tests are conducted Wednesday.

A patient who arrived from Liberia and developed symptoms of Ebola is being monitored for the virus at Duke University Hospital.

Preliminary tests for potential Ebola patient negative

Preliminary blood tests are negative for a patient being monitored for Ebola at Duke University Hospital, according to an email sent to the Duke community Monday morning.

Hospital Halloween: 'Nice to have a distraction'

The Child and Adolescent Life Program at Duke Children’s Hospital celebrated Halloween on Friday afternoon with a parade, among other activities for the child patients.

Potential Ebola patient admitted to Duke University Hospital

A patient displaying potential symptoms of Ebola was admitted to Duke University Hospital Sunday.

The Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, pictured, has been working to investigates the unique pathway taken by the bacteria responsible for the black plague. Photo courtesy of C. Frank Starmer.

Bubonic plague findings shed light on potential infection treatments

As the world focuses on the Ebola outbreak, a team of Duke researchers are turning their attention to a different infectious disease—the bubonic plague.

Special to The Chronicle / Kevin Sieff of The Washington Post

For one employee, Duke helps fight Ebola at home

When Liberia native and Duke employee Amos Kai heard of the devastation Ebola has caused in his former home, he found a way to utilize his connection with Duke to send supplies to those in need.

Duke renews 'one of a kind' contract for HIV research quality control

The Duke Human Vaccine Institute has renewed its seven-year contract with the National Institute of Health to perform quality control tests for HIV research.

Special to The Chronicle / Tanya Bindra

Duke prepared for Ebola outbreak, doctors say

“Duke is in a good position in terms of local resources, local expertise and in-hospital management capacity."

Photo Courtesy of Shawn Rocco, Duke Medicine

Duke patient regains sight via 'bionic eye'

For 33 years, Larry Hester's world was dark—but thanks to a "bionic eye" implanted by Duke Eye Center, he is now getting a second chance at sight.

Washington Post photo by Kevin Sieff

Duke prepares protocol in case of local Ebola presence

Duke Medicine confirmed a false Ebola scare last Thursday and continues to make preparations to handle the possibility of an Ebola patient

The Washington Post / Taylor Wilson, Nebraska Medical Center

Students brainstorm answers to Ebola outbreak

The Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke is launching the Ebola Innovations Challenge, during which the student community will submit possible plans to end the spread of Ebola.

Duke brain researchers receive $3 million in funding

Two projects at Duke have received more than $1.4 million each over the next three years from the National Institutes of Health as part of President Obama's Brain Research through Advancing...

The new Student Health and Wellness Center will be located across from Penn Pavilion and next to Kilgo Quadrangle, as shown above.

Work to begin on new Student Health and Wellness Center in Spring

Construction for the new Student Health and Wellness Center is on track to begin in the Spring.