Tag Archives: 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 »

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 »

Summer term under way for Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership program

By Claudia Graham, MBA, MPH The summer term of the Duke University School of Medicine’s Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership program (MHS-CL) began May 11with on-site sessions. The MHS-CL, directed by Anh N. Tran, Ph.D, MPH, is designed to prepare health care professionals to lead innovation in health care. The hybrid courses of… Read More »

Resident Roundup: Health care systems should emphasize behavioral and mental health

By Jonathan S. Hedrick, M.D. As a family medicine resident at a large academic medical center I feel lucky to have the opportunity to interact with different disciplines within the health care field. I particularly appreciate working with the Division of Community Health in the Department of Community and Family Medicine, with whom we work… Read More »