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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

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 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 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
February 17, 2021

Residency Recruitment in the Age of COVID-19

Photo above: Trainees during a video shoot for HNS&CS residency online campaign Nationwide, residency programs faced the same dilemma in 2020: how can a program truly engage applicants and offer candidates an authentic representation of the resident experience when recruiting must take place...Read more
Newsletter publications
February 17, 2021

Publications in 2020

Publications in Journals With an Impact Factor of 10.0 or Greater Single-cell analysis of olfactory neurogenesis and differentiation in adult humans. Durante MA, Kurtenbach S, Sargi ZB, Harbour JW, Choi R, Kurtenbach S, Goss GM, Matsunami H, Goldstein BJ . Nat Neurosci. 2020;23(3):323-326. Non-...Read more
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February 17, 2021

Research Grant Activity and Awarded Clinical Trials in 2020

Research Awards Susan D. Emmett, MD, MPH "Multifactorial determinants of childhood hearing loss in rural Alaska" National Institutes of Health Dennis O. Frank-Ito, PhD "Computational modeling of the mature unilateral cleft lip nasal deformity for objective assessment of patient nasal function and...Read more
Dr. Brad Goldstein on ABC11 News discussing COVID-19 research loss of smell and taste
February 9, 2021

COVID-19 Research by Dr. Brad Goldstein Featured on ABC11 News

ABC11 News recently interviewed Dr. Brad Goldstein, Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences, about a research collaboration at Duke that aims to determine why certain patients infected with COVID-19 develop long-term loss of taste and smell...Read more