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Research Insights: The Intersection of Research and Federal Policy

Tulika Singh is a PhD Candidate at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute. She started her 4th year of PhD training in May isolated, at home, due to the COVID19 pandemic. Before laboratories were shut down, Tulika was working hard to develop a... Read More
Dr. Aaron Vose is a second-year Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellow at Duke University who aspires to be a physician-scientist studying the impact of chronic disease on lung injury. His training allows for 16-18 months of research time over... Read More
Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, PhD, MPH, RN, CPH, FAAN, is an Associate Professor at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and the Faculty Lead for the Population Health Research Area of Excellence for the school’s Center for Nursing Research. She also... Read More

March 24, 2021: Duke University Chancellor for Health Affairs Eugene Washington, MD, joins colleagues in letter to Congress in appreciation of provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act and in support of other priorities for consideration in future must-pass legislation

 

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June 18, 2020: Duke University Chancellor for Health Affairs Eugene Washington, MD, joins colleagues in letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in support of faculty practice plans during COVID-19

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March 23, 2020: Duke University Chancellor for Health Affairs Eugene Washington, MD, joins colleagues in letter to Congress in support of academic medical centers during COVID-19 public health emergency

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March 20, 2020: Duke University Health System leadership urges President Trump to use powers under the Defense Protection Act

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