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The Strange Case of "Dr. Anonymous:" A History of Medicine Event
Posted On: Sunday, March 19, 2023 - 08:51 by Megan Von Isenburg

Please join us on Tuesday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. for the next Trent History of Medicine Lecture Series.

"The Strange Case of 'Dr. Anonymous:' A Mystery in the Early History of Coronary Artery Disease Passion, Discovery, and Serendipity in Book Collecting" with Paul Kligfield, MD

The event will be held in the Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room, Rubenstein Library Room 153.  No registration is required. A small reception will follow.

This event will also be live streamed online via this link for those unable to attend in-person. A recording will be made…


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Remembering Dr. Thomas Roberts Kinney
Posted On: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 23:46 by Rebecca Williams

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Thomas Roberts Kinney earlier this week. Dr. Kinney was the Wilburt C. Davison Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Chair Emeritus in the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Kinney had a long career here at Duke.

Dr. Kinney is widely known for his work as both a clinical researcher and advocate in the field of pediatric hematology. He led an NIH-funded 20 year cooperative study that defined the natural history of the sickle cell disease. He was also a champion of sickle cell screening in infants and successfully coordinated in the implementation of newborn screening for the disease in North Carolina. He then went on to help establish…


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