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  1. 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,...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Portrait of Duke Forge Co-Director Megan E.B. Clowse, MD. MPH
    March 30, 2020

    …But I’m Worried About Using it for COVID-19 Without Better Evidence.


    Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or just “lupus”) is a relatively rare autoimmune disease that...

  9. Portrait of Duke Rubenstein Fellow Eric Perakslis, PhD
    March 14, 2020

    As I prepared for my Def Con talk on medical misinformation, I spent a great deal of time thinking about numbers...

  10. Portrait of Duke Rubenstein Fellow Eric Perakslis, PhD
    March 9, 2020

    Biodefense is a term commonly associated with protections from the use of bioweapons, although the tactics and techniques of biodefense are also applicable to pathogen risks that don’t involve a human perpetrator [1]. Ever since the...

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