Drs. Brystanna Kaufman, Corinna Sorenson, and Nathan Boucher were accepted to the 2021 LEADER Program. It's a competitive program for junior faculty who are...
Virginia Wang, PhD
Congratulations to Dr. Virginia Wang! She was recently accepted to Duke Med School's ALICE Program that provides leadership skill development, personal...
Eric Perakslis, PhD
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Dr. Emily O'Brien
Dr. Emily O'Brien sat down with Mary E. Klotman, MD, Dean and Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs at Duke's School of Medicine, to discusses a new two-year study...





The BASE Lab



Everything in human experience, from factors we can change such as our neighborhood to factors we cannot such as our ancestors, can influence health.

Understanding health outcomes in populations given the complex and diverse factors that determine them demands knowledge and applications in academic fields from epidemiology to economics, from informatics to behavioral science, and more. 

The Duke Department of Population Health Sciences works where biology, behavior, environments, society, and health care intersect using tools of discovery, measurement, evaluation, and implementation to generate insights that affect health.

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