Health/Wellness

Just-In-Time Career Fair

The Just-In-Time Career Fair is specifically designed for students seeking summer internships and full-time positions after graduation. Duke will be hosting employers across various disciplines including health, technology, energy, and areas of expertise in between! Any student who may not have locked in an internship or full-time position should attend to meet with employers.

Zika Innovation Challenge: Finalist Presentations

The Zika Innovation Challenge aims to contribute tangible ideas and actionable solutions that might mitigate the challenges related to the Zika epidemic in the Americas, and global health security at large. Ideas and solutions for the Zika Innovation Challenge should address one of three major focus areas, and each team can determine the focus area on which they will work. It is notable that these ideas may also be relevant and applicable to other epidemics and outbreaks that threaten our global health security.

Zika Innovation Challenge: Registration Deadline

The Zika Innovation Challenge aims to contribute tangible ideas and actionable solutions that might mitigate the challenges related to the Zika epidemic in the Americas, and global health security at large. Ideas and solutions for the Zika Innovation Challenge should address one of three major focus areas, and each team can determine the focus area on which they will work. It is notable that these ideas may also be relevant and applicable to other epidemics and outbreaks that threaten our global health security.

Triangle Health Innovation Challenge

The Triangle Health Innovation Challenge (THInC), held on Duke's campus from September 18th-20th, is a three-day health hackathon that will bring together 200 students, clinicians, engineers, designers and others from the Triangle area to form teams and tackle issues facing healthcare.Over the course of three days, participants will develop, implement, test and pitch solutions to address specific pain points in healthcare. Participants will have an opportunity to compete for prizes up to $4000.

Digital Health: A View from the FDA

Bakul Patel is associate director for digital health, CDRH, Food and Drug Administration. He leads regulatory policy and scientific efforts at the Center with responsibilities for mobile health, health information technology, cyber security, medical devices and medical device software. Program Hosts: Murali Doraiswamy and Geoffrey Ginsburg, Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine and Duke Institute for Health Innovation.

Engaging Patients in eHealth: A Lecture & Reception with Lana Moriarty

Join us in welcoming Ms. Lana Moriarty, Director of the Office of Consumer eHealth in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Ms. Moriarty will present on recent efforts to get consumers and patients engaged in their healthcare through digital health. Dr. Gary Bennett will moderate a Q&A. Reception to follow. Location: Sixth Floor, Trent Semans Center.

Roundtable on Social Media and Patient Engagement

This roundtable will focus on the use of social media for patient engagement in education, advocacy, research, support, and health management. Panelists include:Deborah Jenson, Director, Franklin Humanities Institute, ModeratorLauren Stiles, President, , Dysautonomia International Jared Heyman, Founder, CrowdMedEmily Cardwell, Founder, Facebook Groups Once a Nurse and Hyperadrenergic POTS Support Group"John Stamler, member, Board of Directors, former Executive Director, Ben s Friends

A Corroding Environment: From BPA-lined Cans To the Mining of Rare Earth Elements

Join us for a conversation with Rust author, Jonathan Waldman, and filmmaker and editor Erin Espelie on Wednesday, April 8 at noon in 011 Old Chem. A light lunch will be served.About Rust: The Longest War: It has been called the great destroyer and the evil. The Pentagon refers to it as the pervasive menace. It destroys cars, fells bridges, sinks ships, sparks house fires, and nearly brought down the Statue of Liberty.

Rescheduled: Building a Career in Entrepreneurship and Medical Device Research with Fannie Mitchell Expert in Residence Dr. Chris Cheng '98 [Registration Required]

Come hear from a Duke alumnus who has built a career in research and entrepreneurship in the medical device industry!Dr. Christopher Cheng earned his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering at Duke. He then received his Master's and Ph.D. in Biomechanics at Stanford University. Dr. Cheng is currently CEO of Koli, Inc., an early-stage medical device company developing a definitive percutaneous solution to gallstone disease. Dr.

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