Clinical Webcast: 3D Printing and its uses in Foot & Ankle with Selene Parekh, MD

April 5, 2016 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM 
Eastern Standard Time

PLEASE NOTE: You must register for this session at least 15 minutes prior to the start time.  Click on the Event Link below to register.
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This webcast contains a visual and audio component. You will log in via a computer and then utilize the audio conference option by calling in via a phone or using a computer headset.

You may now connect to our webinars using an iPad and most mobile devices by downloading the WebEx Meetings app.

Duke Orthopaedic surgeon, Michael P. Bolognesi, MD, performs knee replacement surgery on Coach Mike Krzyzewski

michael-p.bolognesi-md_7On Sunday, April 3, 2016, Michael P. Bolognesi, MD, chief of the Division of Adult Reconstruction at Duke, performed knee surgery on Duke and United States Olympic coach Mike Krzyzewski.

When interviewed by ESPN, Dr. Bolognesi said, “The technical aspects of the case went as we had hoped, and Coach Krzyzewski is doing well. We will try to get him up walking today, as we will let him put as much weight as he tolerates on the implant right away.”

To read the full article, please visit

Other articles:

United Press International
Modesto Bee
Boston Herald
Charlotte Observer
Yahoo Sports
Miami Herald
Sporting News Magazine

This Saturday – Adaptive Recreation Open House

April 9, 2016 | 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Wilson Center

The Department of Physical Education and Recreation would like to invite Duke students, faculty, and staff to Duke’s first Adaptive Recreation Open House! The goal of the event is to showcase ways in which Duke recreation is accessible to those with disabilities. The event will be held this Saturday, April 9, from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Wilson Center, and will give you an opportunity to learn about how you can get involved with sporting and recreational activities.

Bring your athletic gear, and try out events such as adaptive yoga, rock climbing, and seated volleyball. Also, get to know the facilities with a tour of Wilson Gym. All attendees will be entered into a raffle for prizes and the more events you take part in, the greater your chances of winning! Complimentary food and beverages will be available and all attendees get a free t-shirt! Best of all, this event is totally free!

Register here: *Must present Duke Card to attend*

You may also bring a guest or two who has a DukeCard. If you have any questions, please send us an email at

Will Eward, MD, DVM, published in JAMA

imagesWe would like to congratulate Will Eward, MD, DVM, for being published in The Journal of the
American Medical Association.

Researchers Turn to Canine Clinical Trials to Advance Cancer Therapies

Julie A. Jacob, MA

JAMA. Published online March 30, 2016. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0082
About 6 million dogs are diagnosed with cancer each year, and more than half of dogs older than 10 years will develop cancers such as osteosarcoma, lymphoma, or melanoma ( But the heartbreaking diagnosis for dog owners is a treasure trove of potential data for oncology researchers. In clinical trials at academic research centers across the country, veterinarians and physicians are studying how pet dogs respond to cancer therapies and analyzing the genetic makeup of these tumors. Although medicine and veterinary medicine, for the most part, have been viewed as 2 different worlds, with little exchange of information between the two, that is beginning to change.

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