CFM in the News

Faculty, staff and residents and in the Department of Community & Family Medicine are frequently sought out by the media to comment on their areas of expertise. Additionally, a number of our faculty, staff, residents and programs are regularly featured in various news channels.

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August 2018

Alexa Namba, DO, family medicine chief resident, was interviewed for the AAFP story "Try These Techniques to Boost Adolescent Immunizations."

July 2018

Anthony Viera, M.D., MPH, professor and chair of community and family medicine, was quoted in the Triangle Business Journal article "Luring physicians to rural NC communities requires funding, experts say."

May 2018

Lloyd Michener, M.D., was interviewed for a Harvard Center for Primary Care podcast.

February 2018

Duke Personal Assistance Service was featured in the Duke Today article "How Counseling Helped an Employee Cope With Traumatic News Events" on Feb. 6. Interim Director Terry Nicotra, Ph.D., was interviewed.

January 2018

Truls Ostbye, M.D., Ph.D., MPH, MBA, FFPH, professor of community and family medicine, was interviewed for the article "BWC to Spend $6 Million on Small Business Wellness Initiative," published Jan. 24 on the website WorkCompCentral.

December 2017

Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, M.D., FAAFP, assistant professor of community and family medicine, was profiled for the MedPage Today article and video "From Hopeless to Healer: Finding Acceptance as a Doctor, Value as a Woman."

Anh Tran, Ph.D., MPH, assistant professor of community and family medicine, was featured in a director's profile on the School of Medicine's Primary Care Leadership Track Blog.

Blake Boggess, DO, CAQSM, professor of community and family medicine, was interviewed for the Clinical Practice Today article "Helping a Woman With Back Pain Return to the Tennis Court," published in December 2017.

November 2017

Michelle J. Lyn, MBA, MHA, assistant professor and chief of the Division of Community Health, was quoted in the U.S. News & World Report article "Health System Partnerships Boost Community Health."

Nadine Barrett, Ph.D., MA, MS, assistant professor of community and family medicine, was interviewed for the Healio story "Community engagement, partnerships can reduce cancer disparities, improve population health."

J. Lloyd Michener, M.D., professor of community and family medicine, was interviewed on Nov. 14, 2017, for the podcast "Review of Systems." Listen to the podcast.

Fred Johnson, MBA, assistant professor of the practice of community and family medicine, was interviewed for a Working@Duke Facebook feature on the documentary screening of "Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope."

Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, M.D., FAAFP, assistant professor of community and family medicine, and Alexa Mieses, MD, MPH, second-year family medicine resident, were both interviewed for an article in North Carolina Family Physician about their respective roles in international and national leadership.

The Duke Physician Assistant Program's Day of Service activities were featured in an AAPA roundup of PA Week service activities.