Biologic Used by Athletes Could Also Ease Nerve Pain from Chemo, Diabetes
Newly-published research from a Duke Health team, led by Duke Anesthesiology’s Drs. Ru-Rong Ji and Thomas Buchheit, uncovers the mechanisms of extended pain relief for autologous conditioned serum, a well-known biologic therapy.
Dr. Devinney Earns New Investigator Award for Alzheimer's Research
Congratulations to Duke Anesthesiology’s Michael Devinney, MD, PhD, on being selected as a recipient of the New Investigator Award from the National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center for his project aimed at identifying mechanisms for postoperative delirium.
Duke Anesthesiologists Receive Distinguished School of Medicine Faculty Awards
Congratulations to the four Duke Anesthesiology faculty members, Drs. Jennifer Dominguez, Ashraf Habib, Catherine Kuhn, and Joseph Mathew, selected as recipients of a School of Medicine Faculty Award in recognition of their excellence in professionalism, patient care, teaching, and mentorship.
Transition in Leadership Roles
Following a nearly 30-year career at Duke, we sincerely thank Dr. Mark Stafford-Smith for his service and leadership as vice chair for education and congratulate Dr. Annemarie Thompson on her new role as interim vice chair.
Duke Anesthesiology Ranks Third in the Nation Among Specialties
For the second consecutive year, US News & World Report ranks Duke University’s Department of Anesthesiology 3# in the nation for “Best Medical Schools for Anesthesiology.”
Dr. Malinzak Appointed Advisory Dean
Congratulations to Duke Anesthesiology’s Elizabeth Malinzak, MD, on being selected to serve as the advisory dean for the Doctor of Medicine program at the Duke University School of Medicine.
Dr. Dominguez Awarded Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Duke Anesthesiology’s Jennifer Dominguez, MD, MHS, on receiving a Teacher of the Year Award from the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP), recognizing superior teaching within the specialty.
Duke Anesthesiology Hosts Career Service Awards
Congratulations to the 95 members of the department who have reached a career milestone of 5+ years of outstanding dedication and service to Duke.
Duke Anesthesiology Wins the ‘Get Moving Challenge’
This year’s challenge marks a major feat for the department as the “Running Epidurals” take first place in the team competition and CRNA John Thomas takes first place in the individual competition.
Dr. Nackley Awarded Novel Pain Therapeutics Grant
Congratulations to Andrea Nackley, PhD, on being awarded a $374,887 grant from the UNC Eshelman Institute for Innovation for her study that aims to advance promising new analgesics for chronic primary pain conditions into clinical trials.