Student, Faculty and Alumni Highlights

Late professor gives estate to school
Thomas A. Owens, M.D., former Vice President for Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer for Duke University Health System, and an Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Duke University School of Medicine, was named president of Duke University Hospital, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
Allyson Howe, MD ’00, a physician for InterMed Sports Medicine in Portland, Maine, has been named team physician for Team USA Women’s Hockey, which will compete at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea in February.

Steven E. Lipshultz, MD, Carman and Ann Adams Endowed Chair of Pediatric Research at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Michigan, has been appointed the A. Conger Goodyear Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics.


Twelve faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing eight medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.


Twelve faculty members with varied research and clinical expertise — representing four medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.