10-year old raises money for new basketball court at Children's Hospital
For his 10th birthday, Max Bonnstetter wants something more than presents.
Decade of Dzau leaves DUHS "well prepared for the future"
When he leaves Duke June 30, Dr. Victor Dzau, CEO and president of Duke University Health System and chancellor for health affairs, will take his expertise to his new position as president of the...
Dzau to leave DUHS for Institute of Medicine
After nearly 10 years, Dr. Victor Dzau, Duke University Health System president and CEO as well as chancellor for health affairs will be leaving to become the president of the Institute of Medicine.
Duke pediatrician appointed to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Duke pediatrician Alex Kemper has been selected to join the US Preventive Services Task Force.
Duke Diet and Fitness Center runs 800-calorie diet program
The Duke Diet and Fitness Center is promoting an approximately 800-calories-a-day meal replacement program for people unable to lose weight through other dieting means.
DGHI unveils cancer prevention partnership in Tanzania
With the unveiling of the new Global Cancer Initiative, the University is taking its global health prevention efforts to a new level.
Foundation donates Alexander Calder mobile to Duke Children's Hospital
A mobile by famous sculptor Alexander Calder has been donated to Duke Medicine, according to a Duke Health press release.
DUHS limits visitors due to flu outbreak
Duke University Health System hospitals, clinics and emergency care centers have been restricting visitor access since Dec. 30 to curb flu outbreak.
The dogtor is in: service dog helps monitor seven-year-old's status in surgery
Dr. Brad Taicher, a Duke Hospital pediatrics anesthesiology specialist, recently operated on seven-year-old Kaelyn Krawczyk and allowed her service dog JJ into the operating suite to help monitor...
DUHS faculty member, cancer researcher chosen to head Hutchinson Institute
Dr. Gary Lyman was selected to lead the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research in Seattle, Wash.
Duke Eye Center opens new entrance to improve patient experience
A new temporary entrance to the Duke Eye Center will benefit patients while construction is ongoing.
Duke chooses own health insurance plan over ACA for employees
The Affordable Care Act will have little impact on the way Duke manages its health care policies.
School of Nursing to offer HIV/AIDS concentration
As of fall 2014, the Duke University School of Nursing will offer a concentration in HIV/AIDS specialty.
Duke Cancer Institute volunteers concerned about training
Many students, however, believe that training for such a large volunteering program should cover more areas and be more specific, particularly in terms of bedside manner.
Vaccinations spike following new DUHS flu shot requirements
The Duke University Health System has experienced a dramatic increase in flu vaccinations this year following a major policy change in April.
Research at Duke-NUS tackles different areas than School of Medicine
Eight years after its establishment, Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School has developed as a hybrid style of medical education.
Medical students fear potential budget cut's effect on residency programs
A nationwide $11 billion dollar budget cut to graduate medical education, if passed, may hurt Duke’s residency program in the future.
Health experts evaluate role of Internet in accessing medical information
Social media has changed the health industry landscape significantly, according to a new book written by a Duke professor.
Duke uses health homes to provide patient-centric care
Duke is looking to revolutionize health care through community health homes, with the eventual goal of decreasing dependence on hospitals.
Duke Regional Hospital searches for new president
Duke Regional Hospital is in the process of finding a new president following the departure of former President Kerry Watson.
Duke professor wins award to advance research
Karin Reuter-Rice, assistant professor at the School of Nursing, was awarded the Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholar award Sept. 13
DUHS struggles with transition to electronic medical record
Duke University Health System's implementation of the electronic medical record has created several hurdles for patients and providers alike.
Catherine Gilliss reflects on years as nursing dean
Dean of the School of Nursing Catherine Gilliss will step down in June 2014.
Duke Med opens friday night clinics for high school football players
The Duke University Hospital has started Friday night clinics for high school football players who are injured on Friday nights and need immediate assistance.
New organization to promote health care innovation across disciplines
Health leaders from around the world gathered at Duke Monday for the launch of a new organization designed to promote creative solutions to health care challenges.