Faculty Honors and Recognitions

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Ralph Abi Hachem, MD, MS

Associate Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

Seth Cohen, MD, MPH

Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Laryngology

New Faculty

Steven Eliades, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery

Jamila Minga, PhD

Assistant Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Communication Sciences

David Straka, MD, MS

Medical Instructor in HNS&CS

Faculty Honors

Ralph Abi Hachem, MD, MS

Associate Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

Featured in Clinical Practice Today article, 'Examining the Mechanism Behind COVID-19-Related Anosmia'

Trinitia Cannon, MD

Associate Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology

Selected to serve as the Associate Vice Chair of Diversity Equity and Inclusion for the Department of HNS&CS

Jeffrey Cheng, MD

Associate Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology

Appointed as Medical Director of Quality and Safety for Duke Children's surgical services

Alissa Collins, MD, MA

Assistant Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Laryngology

Accepted into Duke AHEAD Certificate Program in Health Professions Education and Teaching

Selected to serve as Department representative for Duke Credentials Committee

Bradley Goldstein, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

Featured in Clinical Practice Today article, 'Examining the Mechanism Behind COVID-19-Related Anosmia'

Awarded NIH grant to fund Otolaryngology Residency Research track (OSSP)

Study titled 'Persistent post-COVID-19 smell loss is associated with inflammatory infiltration and altered olfactory epithelial gene expression' in pre-print

Appointed Research Coordinator of the Triological Society

David Jang, MD

Associate Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

Received Maureen Hannley Award for study titled, 'Geographic Variations in Healthcare Utilization and Expenditure for Chronic Rhinosinusitis: A Population-Based Approach'

Featured in Clinical Practice Today article, 'Examining the Mechanism Behind COVID-19-Related Anosmia'

Russel Kahmke, MD

Assistant Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology

Accepted position of Surgical Director of the Duke POSH program

Graduated from 2021 Duke Clinical Leadership Program

David Kaylie, MD

Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery

Appointed to the position of Chief of Clinics for the Section of Surgical Disciplines

Jamila Minga, PhD

Assistant Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Communication Sciences

Selected to the Duke School of Medicine's Whitehead Scholars Program

Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, PhD

Assistant Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology

Study titled, 'Incidence and risk of Suicide Among Patients with Head and Neck Cancer in Rural, Urban, and Metropolitan Areas' was published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Named first-ever Deputy Editor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for JAMA Otolaryngology

David Straka, MD, MS

Medical Instructor in HNS&CS

Received Joseph D. Siefker MD Resident Teaching & Leadership Award

Tammara Watts, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of HNS&CS
Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology

Study titled, 'Understanding How High Risk Human Papilloma Virus Serotypes Impacts Racial Disparities in Orophayrngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma' published in NRG Oncology

Selected to serve as the Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Duke Cancer Institute

Blake Wilson, PhD

Adjunct Professor of HNS&CS

Awarded the North Carolina Award for his research in cochlear implants

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