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  1. Portrait of Duke Rubenstein Fellow Eric Perakslis, PhD
    September 28, 2020

    At this point, it’s clear that we’ll need a significant amount of positive energy to come out on top of 2020.  Three quarters done, and the year feels like 24/7 media coverage of a reality show about speed-dating the Four Horsemen of the...

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    July 13, 2020

    Disparities in Cancer Research After COVID-19: Charting the Course from Inspiration to Intervention


    When I open my eyes in the morning, hours before my family wakes up, I need a few minutes to collect my bearings. The question...

  3. Portrait of Duke Rubenstein Fellow Eric Perakslis, PhD
    June 25, 2020

    By Eric Perakslis, PhD & Erich S. Huang, MD, PhD

    As states try to reopen their economies against a background of surging COVID cases, we’ve been reminded why we are all taught as children not to run into a burning building,...

  4. Yousef Zafar, MD
    May 19, 2020

    For years, I—like a great many other clinicians who care for patients with cancer— have wondered what it would take to change the way we deliver and pay for cancer care. While the medical science of oncology has evolved rapidly in recent years,...

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    May 9, 2020
    Introducing a Two-Part Series

    “Are we there yet?”

    A question both expected and dreaded by parents everywhere. Usually asked about 10 minutes into a long drive or flight, it not only reflects our children’...

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    May 8, 2020

    Creativity and insight were on display as a panel of judges announced the winners of the Duke ASA DataFest: COVID-19 Virtual Data Challenge on May 5th. The contest,...

  7. Portrait of Duke Forge Co-Director Megan E.B. Clowse, MD. MPH
    May 6, 2020

    In our house, we try to find each day’s silver lining despite the challenges of the COVID pandemic. These have included seeing long-lost family and catching up with old friends on Zoom. Some are predictable: my 16-year-old daughter has more time...

  8. Portrait of Duke Rubenstein Fellow Eric Perakslis, PhD
    April 27, 2020

    How the changes wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic are confirming the primacy of patient voice in digital health.


    Last year I attended the 8th Annual Health Informatics...

  9. Portrait of Duke Rubenstein Fellow Eric Perakslis, PhD
    April 15, 2020

    What contact tracing is, what is isn’t, and why it’s so important.


    From movies such as Contagion and...

  10. Portrait of Duke Rubenstein Fellow Eric Perakslis, PhD
    March 31, 2020

    Cyberwar is becoming the second front in the fight against COVID-19. Here’s how you can help while also protecting yourself and your family.


    Cybercrime and cyberwar and are most commonly...

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