Duke neurosurgeon Rory Goodwin, MD, PhD, in his lab
In November 2017, Katie Mackin was a 34-year-old mother of a six-month-old baby when she felt something in her back pop. Mackin is a physician assistant in an orthopedic practice,... Read More
The Duke Center for Brain and Spine Metastasis is featured on the cover of the summer 2020 issue of BreakThroughs, a publication of the Duke Cancer Institute. Read more about the work of this amazing team here.
Southwell Awarded Prestigious Fellowship
Derek Southwell, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Duke Department of Neurosurgery, has been awarded the Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in Neuroscience. This award is one of the most prestigious fellowships for young... Read More
Bias in brain injury: A new study
From the Duke Health News Office
Socioeconomic Factors Appear to Influence How Brain Injuries are Treated
Race, geography and payment status were associated with treatment withdrawal
A Duke Health analysis of treatments for... Read More
Duke Tops in NC for Pediatric Neurosurgery
Duke Children’s was the highest ranked for neurology and neurosurgery in North Carolina in the most recent rankings by US News & World Report.
“Every day, our goal is to provide the very best care to children with... Read More
Kathy Tobin Named to Leadership of National Society
Duke Neurosurgery Chief Administrator Kathy Tobin has been named chair of the Education Committee for the Neurosurgery Executives' Resource Value & Education Society (NERVES). This appointment follows previous appointments to... Read More
Andrew Cutler Receives Snyderman Award
The Institutional Committee for Graduate Medical Education has selected Andrew Cutler, MD, a fifth year resident in Neurosurgery, as the recipient of the annual Ralph Snyderman, MD, GME Research Award. Established in 2004, the award... Read More
Vikram Mehta Receives Grant from NC Spine Society
Fourth year Neurosurgery resident Vikram Mehta, MD, has been awarded a grant from the North Carolina Spine Society. The grant wlll fund research for Mehta's research, Tethering in the Prevention of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis After... Read More
Pride Month: A Message from Dr. Allan Friedman
Pride Month commemorates the years of struggle for civil rights and equal justice under the law for the LGBTQ community. June was designated Pride Month to pay homage to the Stonewall uprising in June 1969, after police raided the... Read More
A Letter to the Department from Dr. Allan Friedman
In the midst of a pandemic, our country is faced with another horror. The death of George Floyd, on the heels of the shootings of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, is almost too much as a country to bear.
I know that you’ve... Read More