Headlines & Deadlines
March 22, 2023

Keisha Bentley-Edwards presenting

Keisha Bentley-Edwards Presents Research on Racial Health Disparities

Keisha Bentley-Edwards, PhD, co-director of Duke CTSI’s Integrating Special Populations and Equity in Research cores, presented her research in racial health disparities as part of the Dean’s Distinguished Research Series.

During her presentation, Bentley-Edwards discussed how racial health disparities act as social drivers of health. Her research examines how things like religiosity and spirituality impact the health of African Americans.

Read the full article.

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BERD Team Published in Academic Medicine

Members of the Duke CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Core are featured in a recent publication in Academic Medicine. The publication focuses on finding qualitative and quantitative collaborators in academic medical centers.

Read the full publication.

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Duke to Host Career Event for NCCU Students, Recent Graduates

As part of the ongoing partnership with Duke University and North Carolina Central University, Duke will host Neurosciences Career Exploration Day for NCCU students, a new event co-sponsored by the Duke-NCCU Bridge Office. NCCU students and recent graduates are invited to learn about careers involving the nervous system during the free, daylong event.

Read the full announcement.

Register Now: Summer Writing Seminars

The Duke Office of Research Initiatives (DORI) will host summer seminars to support scholarly writing and grantsmanship for Duke faculty researchers.

  • Gopen Writing Seminar 
    July 10 and 11, 12:30-5:00 p.m., in person
  • Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals 
    July 26 and 27, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., virtual
  • Write Winning NIH Career Development Award Proposals 
    August 11, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., virtual

Visit the DORI website for additional information and registration links.

Featured Events

Advancing the Science of Effective Mentorship

April 12-13, 2023
University of Wisconsin Madison Pyle Center
In-person | Register

This two-day conference welcomes mentorship experts, practitioners, training directors, and mentorship program leaders across all career stages who are interested in collaborations to advance the quality of mentorship through education and research locally and nationally. The meeting is in-person only and limited to 120 participants.

Registration Deadline: March 24, 2023 (or when sold out)

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Realm of Project Management

April 6, 2023
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Virtual and In-person (Bostock 127)

The DEVELPMNT Program is hosting its fifth session, "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Realm of Project Management" on April 6 from 4:00-5:00 p.m., continuing the partnership with Better Questions, who led the session last year.

Please RSVP by emailing by March 30, 2023, indicating if you will be attending via Zoom or in person.

Work for Duke CTSI

We're Hiring! Faculty Director, Duke-NCCU Bridge Office Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute Duke shield logo

Now Hiring: Faculty Director, Duke-NCCU
Bridge Office

The position of Faculty Director for the Duke-NCCU Bridge Office will open soon within the Duke CTSI. The faculty director will work to promote interinstitutional collaboration and goodwill and build strong and positive working relationships with NCCU and Duke faculty, staff, and administrators, CTSI leadership, and other external partners.

Application Deadline: March 27, 2023

We're Hiring! CTSI Clinical Research Genetic Counselor, Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute Duke shield logo


Now Hiring: CTSI Clinical Research Genetic Counselor

Duke CTSI is looking for a Clinical Research Genetic Counselor to participate in day-to-day operations of a large clinical research study conducted by a CTSI principal investigator.

Learn more about the position and apply.
Featured Resource

New CTSI Tool Helps Researchers Find Training

Duke CTSI, in partnership with offices across Duke, have joined forces to help research faculty and staff better navigate the crowded training terrain at Duke. Visit our website to review CREDO: Curated Recommendations for Education and Development Opportunities, a regularly updated list of educational and development opportunities addressing a range of topics pertinent to the research workforce sponsored by offices across campus.

If your office or group would like to have your training-related events included in this resource, please contact Amanda McMillan, co-director of CTSI Workforce Development, for more information.
Requests for Applications

Latino Scholars for HIV/AIDS Research Education Summer Program

Based in Washington, DC at the George Washington University, this program aims to support Hispanic/Latino undergraduates interested in pursuing further studies and careers in HIV/AIDS and substance abuse-related research. 

Application Deadline: March 24, 2023

Advanced Practice Provider Leadership Institute

This robust team-based leadership development program is geared towards teams of Advanced Practice Providers and their colleagues interested in gaining more effective leadership skills to become health equity leaders and develop and execute transformational health improvement projects.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2023


The primary objective of this request for applications is to facilitate the success of diverse faculty engaged in research in the fields of nutrition, obesity, and diabetes at the six participating institutions of SPLENDOR-NC: Duke UniversityNorth Carolina A&T State UniversityNorth Carolina Central UniversityThe University of North Carolina at Chapel HillWake Forest University, and Winston-Salem State University.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2023
For more funding opportunities, visit the CTSI website.
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