Tag Archives: Michelle Lyn

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 »

Division of Community Health’s work in community cited in Duke University Hospital award

The Division of Community Health’s work to meet community health needs has been cited as part of Duke University Hospital’s recognition as the finalist for the AHA McKesson Quest for Quality Prize©. In announcing the finalists, the AHA cited DUH’s dedication to the community through outreach efforts designed to meet community health needs by increasing… Read More »