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Duke Health is able to deliver tomorrow’s health care today with your support. Gifts to Duke Health fuel  the battle against COVID-19, accelerate discovery and its translation, create transformative education, and improve health in North Carolina and communities around the globe. 

For our patients, their loved ones and each other

By caring for patients and leading in research and education, Duke Health is making improved global health possible. Find out how donor support helps our health care professionals provide the best care and tackle pressing health challenges such as COVID-19.  

International Logistics Firm Ships Masks to Duke, Others
International Logistics Firm Ships Masks to Duke, Others

As a global logistics provider of equipment for major concerts, sporting events, television, and the film industry, Stephen O’Connell knows how to move things fast.

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International Logistics Firm Ships Masks to Duke, Others
Artist Judith Snyderman Supports Geriatrics Nursing Research at Duke
Artist Judith Snyderman Supports Geriatrics Nursing Research at Duke

When artist Judith Snyderman R.N.’64, Hon.’19 was in high school in Brooklyn, New York, her grandmother had a major stroke.

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Artist Judith Snyderman Supports Geriatrics Nursing Research at Duke
A One-Dollar Bill Leads to Almost $20,000 for Pancreatic Cancer Research
A One-Dollar Bill Leads to Almost $20,000 for Pancreatic Cancer Research

A one-dollar bill started it all. In 2011, John and Andrea Pitera had just opened Mojo’s on the Harbor. Brooke Williams, their very first customer, paid in cash and signed their first dollar for…

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A One-Dollar Bill Leads to Almost $20,000 for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Stepping Up to Help Fight COVID-19
Stepping Up to Help Fight COVID-19

When Melissa F. Neumann, MD, and her husband, James Crichton, made a $150,000 pledge earlier this year to the Laszlo Ormandy Professorship Fund in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke…

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Stepping Up to Help Fight COVID-19
Kevin Cheng with his band Kirins performing as part of Duke’s 2020 Lunar New Year Showcase. February 7, 2020.
The Bright Sounds of Being Together

In a life where everything has come to a halt and a pandemic goes on, it’s hard to find the silver linings. Sometimes it’s only after sifting through the recent past that we realize that even this…

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The Bright Sounds of Being Together
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DHVI receives $15 million from NC state legislature to develop preventive vaccines against SARS-CoV-2

The State of North Carolina enacted Session Law 2020-4, an Act to Provide Aid to North Carolinians in Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Crisis, also known as the 2020 COVID-19 Recovery Act…

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DHVI receives $15 million from NC state legislature to develop preventive vaccines against SARS-CoV-2
Duke Parents Pitch In to Support COVID-19 Research
Duke Parents Pitch In to Support COVID-19 Research

Steve and Lisa Eisenstein, P’19, P’22, are no strangers to supporting good causes—and not just by opening their wallets. They are active in various philanthropic organizations, including one that…

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Duke Parents Pitch In to Support COVID-19 Research
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Taking a Giant Leap: Private Family Support Propels Promising New ALS Study

When facing an illness such as ALS, one in which there currently is no proven treatment to stop or reverse it, patients often look to clinical trials for options for living longer and better lives…

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Taking a Giant Leap: Private Family Support Propels Promising New ALS Study
Duke Health Fund Fuels COVID-19 Research
Duke Health Fund Fuels COVID-19 Research

When COVID-19 arrived on American shores and exploded across the country within a matter of weeks, researchers across Duke hastened into action. Duke scientists in fields from microbiology and…

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Duke Health Fund Fuels COVID-19 Research
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Long-Term Gratitude

Kim Spancake and her husband, Drew Snider, understand the crucial importance of health care workers.

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Long-Term Gratitude
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Chinese Alumni and Parents Come Together to Help Duke

Duke connections remain strong and community spirit shines through from the other side of the world. Donations of cash and surgical masks to Duke Health arrive quickly thanks to active…

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Chinese Alumni and Parents Come Together to Help Duke
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"Cervical Cancer Revolution” Proposal Among Top 100 for MacArthur $100 Million Grant

Duke biomedical engineer Nimmi Ramanujam's plan aims to close the cervical cancer inequity gap and catalyze a new model of women-centered health care.

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"Cervical Cancer Revolution” Proposal Among Top 100 for MacArthur $100 Million Grant
Doubling the Impact of Nursing Research
Doubling the Impact of Nursing Research

Throughout her more than 30-year career in academic nursing, Diane L. Holditch-Davis, Ph.D., B.S.N.’73, FAAN, saw over and over how Ph.D. students struggle financially. Although tuition is covered…

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Doubling the Impact of Nursing Research
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Exploring health risks beyond the human genome

Exposomics aims to measure people’s cumulative exposures to environmental contaminants over the course of their life and identify how these combined exposures influence the risk of developing…

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Exploring health risks beyond the human genome
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Retired Marine colonel reveals cancer-fighting tactics

When Bob List, a retired colonel, was diagnosed with cancer, he immediately began to research the enemy threatening to take his life.

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Retired Marine colonel reveals cancer-fighting tactics
Nursing care from North Carolina to Guatemala
Nursing care: from North Carolina to Guatemala

Scholarships at Duke University School of Nursing allow the best and brightest students to attend regardless of their ability to pay.

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Nursing care: from North Carolina to Guatemala
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Mentoring makes a future physician assistant’s path clear

For Melanie Rogers, a student in the Duke Physician Assistant Program, becoming a health care professional was her dream career path ever since a pediatrician provided vital care for her when she…

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Mentoring makes a future physician assistant’s path clear
Transforming Eye Care for Children
Transforming eye care for children

Diagnosing and treating ophthalmic disorders in pediatric patients can require multiple appointments with various specialists.

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Transforming eye care for children
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Best of Both Worlds: The Physician-Scientist

Translating research discoveries into patient treatments is challenging work.

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Best of Both Worlds: The Physician-Scientist
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Finding purpose and perspective through health and health care

Sometimes a person discovers their true path in life after a single event leaves a lasting impression.

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Finding purpose and perspective through health and health care
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Building the next generation of nurses who promote health equity

At Duke University School of Nursing, Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda Ph.D., the Dorothy L. Powell Term Chair of Nursing, is making sure the next generation of nursing students at Duke understand that public…

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Building the next generation of nurses who promote health equity
A twist in the human genome
A twist in the human genome

Basic scientific research in the lab of Hashim Al-Hashimi has the potential to improve our fundamental understanding of genome architecture.

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A twist in the human genome
Seed grant helps big brain ideas grow bigger
Seed grant helps big brain ideas grow bigger

The DIBS External Advisory Board pooled $100,000 to fund an additional Research Incubator Award, for a total of six awards granted this year. 

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Seed grant helps big brain ideas grow bigger
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Flexible support helps DIBS advance brain research

Michele Cascardi ’88, P’20, P’22, a new member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences External Advisory Board, understands that unrestricted support is especially important because it allows the…

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Flexible support helps DIBS advance brain research

Thanks to the Duke Health Fund, we have been able to provide some of our scientists with the resources they need to fill critical gaps and continue their research without breaking stride.

- Dr. A. Eugene Washington, chancellor for health affairs and president and CEO of Duke University Health System