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Duke Orthopaedic Surgery Newsletter | December 30, 2015
On Saturday, December 26, 2015, faculty and staff from Duke Orthopaedics were on the sideline at the Pinstripe Bowl while Duke topped Indiana in a 44-41 OT victory at Yankee Stadium in NY. Read the full story here.

On January 7, 2016, Dr. Parekh and fifth-year resident Dr. Julie Neumann will be traveling to India to take part in Dr. Parekh’s annual Parekh Family Foundation Foot and Ankle training program. Read the full story and get updates here.

We would like to congratulate Dr. Robert Butler, who has accepted the position as Director of Performance with the St. Louis Cardinals Major League Baseball organization effective February 1, 2016. Read the full story here.
Welcome the newest member of the Ortho Family – Madelyn Noelle Tao! Congratulations to Dr. Tao and his wife, Shannon, on the newest addition to their family! Click here to view more photos!


Please send all news stories, photos, funding opportunities, faculty updates, faculty promotions, publications, event notices, and faculty and residency awards to
Tiffany Nickel at by Wednesday of each week. Thank you!
Memorial Service for Dr. Hardaker

When: Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Time: 7:00 a.m.

Where: Bryan Research Building Auditorium (Rm. 103)

Congratulations to the Duke DPT divison’s Faculty Development Residency Team (Drs. Carol Figuers and Kyle Covington), who have obtained candidate status for the Faculty Residency Program. Read the full story here.

Funding Opportunities
Upcoming Events
  • January 5, 2016: Attend the Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD Distinguished Lecture & Reception, "Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy: New insights, opportunities, and prospects for a cure," presented by James Allison, PhD. Details can be found here
  • January 6, 2016, at 7 a.m.: Memorial Service for Dr. Hardaker at the Bryan Research Building Auditorium (Room 103)
  • April 19-21, 2016: SoM course on Leadership Development for Researchers
  • May 20-21, 2016: Save the Date for the Feagin Leadership Forum
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