Category: Staff and Faculty Spotlights

Staff Spotlight: Pamela Gentry

Our second staff spotlight shines on clinical research nurse Pamela Gentry, who talks to us about crafting successful telephone interventions to lower blood pressure, as well as changes at Duke over the past 30 years. How long have you been at Duke? How long have you been at the Division? I started at Duke in …

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Faculty Spotlight: Rowena Dolor

Rowena Dolor, MD, MHS

For this week’s faculty spotlight, we talk to Rowena Dolor, MD, about her three decades at Duke, practice-based research networks, and Duke’s first national basketball championship. How long have you been at Duke? How long have you been at the Division? I arrived at Duke in 1983 to attend college and received my undergraduate degree …

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Faculty Spotlight: John J. Paat, MD

John J. Paat, MD, is the focus of this week’s faculty spotlight. Paat recently returned to the Division after a stint at the Mayo Clinic. In this article he talks about working as the Medical Director of the Private Diagnostic Clinics, the concierge model of healthcare, and how Duke has changed since the 1990s. How long …

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Faculty Spotlight: Ryanne Wu, MD

This week’s spotlight shines on Ryanne Wu, MD, who talks about her work designing individualized risk assessment tools, the future of personalized medicine, and other topics. How long have you been at Duke? How long have you been at the Division? Those are two different questions for me. I first came to Duke as an …

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Faculty Spotlight: Paul Lantos, MD

For this week’s faculty spotlight, we talk to Paul Lantos, MD, about tracking and identifying Lyme disease, travel medicine, and his time in the Gambia, Peru and other locations. How long have you been at Duke? How long have you been at the Division? I have been at Duke in the GIM Division for 6 …

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Staff Spotlight: Lisa Wright

Lisa Wright

Welcome to our first Staff Spotlight. In this recurring series, we’ll take a look at the Division staff who work with our faculty to make sure the Division of General Internal Medicine stays up and running. This week, we talk to Division Administrator Lisa Wright. How long have you been at Duke? How long have …

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Faculty Spotlight: Lesley Curtis, PhD

For this week’s faculty spotlight we talk to Dr. Lesley Curtis, Professor of Medicine and Director for the Center for Pragmatic Health Services at the DCRI about her work, research in electronic health records (EHRs), and time with family. How long have you been at Duke? How long have you been at the Division? I …

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Faculty Spotlight: Ranee Chatterjee, MD, MPH

This week’s faculty spotlight shines on Dr. Ranee Chatterjee, Assistant Professor of Medicine. We talk to Chatterjee about her clinical work, research interests, and diabetes prevention. How long have you been at Duke? How long have you been at the Division? I returned to Duke in 2011 after having graduated from medical school here many …

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Faculty Spotlight: George L. Jackson, PhD, MHA

How long have you been at Duke? How long have you been at the Division? I started as a post-doc with the Division of General Internal Medicine and VA Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care (HSR&D Center) in December of 2003. I am currently a Research Health Scientist with the VA HSR&D Center …

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Faculty Spotlight: James A. Tulsky, MD

For this week’s faculty spotlight, we talk to Dr. James A. Tulsky about the history and future of palliative care, patient-provider communication, and fly fishing. How long have you been at Duke? How long have you been at the Division? I have been at Duke since 1993, when the Division was MUCH smaller–maybe fewer than …

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