Category Archives: Community Health

The Division of Community Health

Division of Community Health: A focus on the underserved populations of the Durham community

By Ratna Swaminathan In 1995, Susan D. Yaggy, MPA, asked J. Lloyd Michener, M.D., a question he’d been working on for years: Why was the department named “Community and Family Medicine” when there was a Division of Family Medicine but no services focused on community? Longstanding health issues of communities in Durham and its vicinity… Read More »

Fall enrollment still open for Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership

Duke Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership program continues to accept applications for the fall sessions that begin Aug. 22. The program is designed to develop health care professionals to lead innovations in health care. Features of the MHS-CLP include: A 42-credit-hour professional degree awarded by the Duke University School of Medicine. Options for… Read More »

Staff Spotlight: Marcie Fuson

Name: Marcie Fuson Position: Administrator Division in CFM: Division of Community Health Time in this position: 16 years Years at Duke: 37 What I do at work: I oversee all the day-to-day operations of the Division of Community Health including HR, finance, and project and contract management. In addition, I assist with the Duke/J&J Nurse… Read More »

Open houses to be held at Walltown Neighborhood Clinic, Holton Wellness Center in July

In July, the Duke Division of Community Health will host open houses at two of its community clinics to celebrate the successes of the division and its many partners, increase awareness of services, and foster continued collaboration and growth. The open houses will include tours of the clinics, blood pressure checks, diabetes and STD screenings… Read More »

May retreat recognized 2015-16 Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program fellows

By Claudia Graham, MBA, MPH The Duke Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program welcomed back its 2015-16 program year fellows and its new 2016-17 program year fellows at the May 21-25 leadership retreat held at the Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center in Chapel Hill. Program advisory board members, program core faculty from Duke University School of… Read More »