Duke Black Alumni

Professor Jay Pearson

REACH Equity Summer Undergraduate Research Program applications due 2/13/23

Applications for REACH Equity Summer Undergraduate Research Program (RESURP) are open- RESURP is an 8-week summer program for rising junior and senior undergraduate students. The overall goals of the program are to: increase students' knowledge of the causes and consequences of racial and ethnic disparities in health; introduce students to basic skills in clinical research and provide an opportunity to conduct a health disparities research project; provide an opportunity for students to shadow Duke Faculty in a clinical setting.

To All Black Duke PT Alumni

Are you interested in connecting as a community to support fellow Black Duke PT alumni and students?   Are you interested in building deep and meaningful professional and social relationships with fellow Black alumni?  Do you want to engage with Duke DPT to maximize the success of current and future Black alumni?  If you are interested in connecting with fellow Black Duke PT alumni, Black students, and the Duke DPT community, please send an email to Tasala “Tassy” Rufai, Duke DPT Class of 2012 a

Chasity Boyce PPS'06: Duke Saved My Life

Many people credit college with saving them, but Duke actually saved Chasity Boyce's life when she was a baby.  She was born in High Point, but was airlifted to Duke, where doctors were able to diagnois and treat her. Boyce grew up determined to attend Duke and to give back to her community and to her college. https://sanford.duke.edu/story/chasity-boyce-pps06-duke-saved-my-life/

2022 Summer Discovery Program

We were excited to host 18 students on campus and 70+ students on Zoom last week for our Summer Discovery Program- thank you to all of our mentors for part