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Duke Orthopaedic Surgery Newsletter | December 23, 2015

2016 Orthopaedic Central Administration Team Retreat


On December 4, 2015, the Orthopaedic Central Administration Team gathered for their annual retreat. The purpose of the retreat centered on taking inventory of departmental accomplishments across the missions in 2015 while also focusing forward on key objectives and strategic pathways for 2016. Read the full story here.

Memorial Service for Dr. Hardaker

When: Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Time: 7:00 a.m.

Where: Bryan Research Building Auditorium (Rm. 103)
Duke DPT students & alumni volunteer at stroke camp in Jamaica
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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!
Congratulations to the following Doctor of Physical Therapy students on their recent achievements:
  • 2nd-year Maggie Selzer (top left photo) received the Federal Section scholarship to attend the Combined Sections Meeting
  • 3rd-year Susan Kokot (top right photo) received the Performing Arts Special Interest Group Student Scholarship to attend the Combined Sections Meeting 
  • 3rd-year Kaitlyn Schleuter (bottom left photo) received the Outstanding Student Award from the Sports Physical Therapy Section of the American Physical Therapy Association
  • 2nd-year Bobby Prengle (bottom right photo), whose article was published by NGBT. You can view it by clicking 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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