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The DCI Blog highlights patient stories, DCI research, the accomplishments of DCI faculty and staff, and fundraising events.

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Tomi Akinyemiju and Kia Williams pose in front to a crowd of people looking at posters
Associate Director, Duke Cancer Institute Community Outreach, Engagement, and Equity (COEE) program Tomi Akinyemiju, PhD, and Associate Medical Director, Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC, Kia Williams, MD. Williams is a member of the COEE Steering Committee.
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A group of 12 people pose at a park in front of a Duke Cancer Institute tent
In August 2023, a team of volunteers led by Trinitia Cannon, MD (third from left), Leda Scearce, CCC-SLP, MM, MS, and Dina Abouelella, MPH, which also included Tammara Watts, MD, PhD (center) and Katharine Ciarrocca, DMD, MSEd, partnered with North Raleigh International Baptist Church and Duke Raleigh Hospital to offer head and neck cancer screenings. Dozens of families from the Cedar Creek Apartment Complex community came out for the free screenings, education, and games, and Duke Raleigh Hospital donated backpacks full of school supplies.
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Three images of groups of people posing
THE GRADUATE Monica Bodd, MD, MTS, at her MD Graduation with Associate Dean for Student Affairs Aimee Chung, MD, her advisory dean (left); her primary Duke Surgery mentor DCI head & neck surgical oncologist Dan Rocke, MD (top right) and clinic staff; and with her proud parents on match day (bottom right).
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U.S. map of 12 states
New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and North Carolina, make up the Southern Division of the National Cancer Institute Cooperative Human Tissue Network's Southern Division. Duke University is the headquarters of the Southern Division.
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