Welcome new GIM members!

We are excited to announce three new members of our Duke General Internal Medicine team:

New Faculty Members

alcazarGerardo Alcazar, MD, is a Hospital Medicine Medical Instructor. Dr. Alcazar graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and completed internal medicine residency at the University of Arizona where he was also a Chief Resident, 2016-2017. He has joined the Duke University Hospital team.



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Jennifer St. Clair-Russell, PhD, joins DGIM as a Medical Instructor. In 2016 she received the PhD degree in Social & Behavioral Sciences from Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. St. Clair-Russell studies palliative care discussions between nephrologists and their patients who have end-stage renal disease. She knows about online communications and website development for helping patients with chronic illness.


New Research Coordinator

NikitaNikita Shah has joined the DGIM research team. She comes to Duke as a new clinical research coordinator from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. She received her bachelor of science in neuroscience from Union College in 2014 and has a variety of experience in clinical trials across multiple divisions.



Welcome to Duke GIM!

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