Keisha Bentley-Edwards Joins Duke CTSA Special Populations Core

Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute

April 28, 2020

Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards will join the Duke CTSA Special
Populations Core
 as its new co-director. Dr. Bentley-Edwards is taking over from Dr. Heather Whitson to help lead the programs, projects, and CTSA initiatives of the core, along with Dr. Dwight Koeberl and Dr. Devon Noonan.

In addition to this new position, Dr. Bentley-Edwards is also an assistant professor of medicine at Duke,  the Associate Director of Research at
the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity, as well as a member
of the Duke Cancer Institute and an affiliate of the Duke Global Health Institute. Dr. Bentley-Edwards has a background in developmental psychology, and her work examines how race, culture, and racism stress influence the world’s response to Black Americans and how this influences health and social disparities.

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