Clinical Research Day

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:30pm

The School of Medicine’s Clinical Research Day brings together faculty, staff, trainees, and students to celebrate clinical research and the vast and diverse array of activities taking place across our campus, and to encourage collaborations.

All faculty, clinical research staff, trainees and students welcome!


Refreshments available throughout the event.



4:00 – 5:15 p.m.  

Resident/Fellow Poster Competition 
Registration/Information Tables 

5:15 – 5:25 p.m.  

Welcome Remarks and Poster Awards Presentation
Dean Mary E. Klotman

5:25 – 5:35 p.m.  

Research Without Walls
Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS, Vice Dean for Clinical Research

5:35 – 6:00 p.m. 

Sponsored by School of Medicine, Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative, and LaunchBio

How Will Digital Technologies Transform Health Care?
Tom Insel, MD, Co-founder and President, Mindstrong Health

6:00 – 6:15 p.m.         

Gary G. Bennett, PhD

Bishop-MacDermott Family Professor of Psychology, Global Health & Medicine
Duke University

6:15 - 6:30 p.m.

Heather E. Whitson, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) & Ophthalmology
Deputy Director, Duke Aging Center
Duke University School of Medicine & Durham VA Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)

6:30 – 6:45 p.m.

Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Policy,
Director, Center for Applied Cancer Health Policy
Member, Duke Cancer Institute

6:45 – 7:00 p.m.

Charlene Wong, MD, MSHP

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Member, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Member, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
Member, Duke Children’s Health & Discovery Initiative

7:00 – 7:25 p.m.

Panel Discussion
Moderated by Eric Peterson, MD, MPH
Executive Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute

7:25 – 7:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

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Theme / Category: 
Global Health; Brain & Society