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E.g., 2021-10-27
September 1, 2021

August Faculty Recognition

Jeffrey Cheng, MD Associate Professor of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences Appointed as the Medical Director of Quality and Safety for Duke Children's surgical services.Read more
July 29, 2021

July Faculty Recognition

Susan Emmett, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences Received an NIH grant for her study titled “mHealth Tympanometer: A Digital Innovation to Address Preventable Childhood Hearing Loss in Low- and Middle-Income Countries." Russel Kahmke, MD Assistant...Read more
July 7, 2021

The $600 Medical Device That Could Help Doctors Detect Throat Cancer

Photo above: Doctors in Vietnam check out a prototype of the flexible nasopharyngoscope initially designed by Duke engineering students A patient arrives in a clinic complaining of a sore throat. This is no run-of-the-mill case of the sniffles, and her primary doctor has already put her on two...Read more
June 30, 2021

June Faculty Recognition

Alissa Collins, MD, MA Assistant Professor of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences Accepted into the Duke AHEAD Certificate Program in Health Professions Education and Teaching. One of 15 accepted from across Duke Health. Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, MPH, PhD Assistant Professor in Head...Read more
April 30, 2021

April Faculty Recognition

Seth Cohen, MD, MPH Professor of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences Division of Laryngology Promoted to Professor of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences. Bradley Goldstein, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences Featured in...Read more
March 25, 2021

March Faculty Recognition

David Jang, MD Associate Professor of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences Division of Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Received the Maureen Hannley Award for his study " Geographic Variations in Healthcare Utilization and Expenditure for Chronic Rhinosinusitis: A Population-Based...Read more
February 19, 2021

Training in a Pandemic

Challenges are opportunities in disguise. No statement more accurately reflects the training environment this time a year ago. As we learned more about the novel coronavirus and its method of transmission, it became clear this would uniquely affect our specialty. With viral loads highest in the...Read more
February 19, 2021

The Inspiration to Give

Photo above: Dr. Debara L. Tucci with husband Dr. Kevan VanLandingham “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams Many of us can identify one influential leader in our lives who has inspired and motivated us, whose...Read more
February 19, 2021

The Daphne Logue Memorial Tree

Photo above: Daphne Logue memorial tree Daphne Logue, RN Daphne Logue, RN, was a remarkable nurse whose death on February 16, 2018 robbed faculty and staff of a great spirit. Her coworkers felt privileged to work with her at Duke South Clinic for the last five years of her life. During that time,...Read more
Otolaryngology interns
February 19, 2021

HNS&CS Maintains Strong Connections with Alumni

Maintaining strong connections with alumni is integral to the success of the Otolaryngology residency program . A message from current residents Otolaryngology residents Emily Commesso, PGY4 , Sarah Cortebein, PGY4 , and Debbie Pan, PGY1 , are grateful for the support they receive from alumni. "...Read more
February 19, 2021

Sialendoscopy Removes Salivary Stones, Spares Glands, Speeds Recovery

Outpatient Procedure Requires Special Equipment and Expertise Available at Duke When Darlene Carroll complained about pain and swelling in her neck while eating, her doctor told her “it had something to do with my saliva.” A salivary stone—a hardened build-up of minerals, similar to a kidney stone—...Read more
Man with hearing aid
February 19, 2021

Are Two Always Better Than One?

Evaluating the Benefits of Two Hearing Aids Versus One Hearing Aid in Patients with Age-Related Hearing Loss Hearing loss often isolates patients, disconnecting them from conversations with family, friends, and coworkers, especially when there is background noise in a group setting or a restaurant...Read more
February 18, 2021

2020 Faculty Recognition

Faculty Promotions D ane Barrett, MD Assistant Professor of HNS&CS T rinitia Cannon, MD Associate Professor of HNS&CS S usan Emmett, MD, MPH Associate Professor of HNS&CS D ennis Frank-Ito, PhD Associate Professor of HNS&CS B radley Goldstein, MD, PhD Associate Professor of HNS&...Read more
February 17, 2021

Congenital CMV: What You Need to Know

Photo Above: A newborn baby in NICU right after birth. Anticipation. It is the most felt emotion on the way to labor and delivery. This little bundle of joy has been talked about, prayed over, sung, and read to as soon as the family knew it was on the way. Finally, the big day and all is well—until...Read more