Cervical Cancer in Haiti



Guests: Dr. David Walmer and Kathy Walmer, Family Health Ministries, Inc.; adjunct professors, Duke Global Health Institute
Topics:
Cervical cancer and HPV screening in Haiti, Family Health Ministries’ work in Haiti

Family Health Ministries

Duke Global Health Institute

David’s staff bio at Atlantic Reproductive Medicine Specialists, Raleigh, NC

“The MacGyver Cure for Cancer,” NY Times article, May 23, 2014

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo July 30, 2014

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Kathy Walmer

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Dr. David Walmer

NC Jaycee Burn Center

Guest: Dr. Bruce Cairns, John Stackhouse Distinguished Professor of Surgery, UNC School of Medicine; Director, North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center
Topics: North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center history and programs, Bruce’s career and research, state of the science in burn research

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Dr. Bruce Cairns

 

North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center

Cairns Lab

Bruce’s faculty page, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Daily Tar Heel, April 22, 2014, “Bruce Cairns elected as UNC faculty chairman”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo July 23, 2014

Chronic pain research

Guest: Dr. Ru-Rong Ji, Distinguished Professor, Chief of Pain Research, Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center
Topics: Chronic pain, acute pain, molecular and cellular mechanisms of pain and itch

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Dr. Ru-Rong Ji

 

Ru-Rong’s Duke Anesthesiology faculty page

Ru-Rong’s Duke Neurobiology faculty page

“Messenger of Pain Identified” Duke Research blog post

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo July 9, 2014

Drones and autonomous systems

Guest: Dr. Mary (Missy) Cummings, director, Humans and Autonomy Lab, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
Topics: Military and domestic commercial drones, autonomous technology in aviation, medicine, driving and more, the multifaceted interactions of human and computer decision-making in complex sociotechnical systems with embedded autonomy, Missy’s career (including being one of the first female Navy fighter pilots)

Mary Cummings Pratt School of Engineering faculty studio portrait

Dr. Mary (Missy) Cummings

 

Humans and Autonomy Lab (HAL), Duke University

Missy’s Twitter feed

Missy’s faculty page, Duke Institute of Brain Sciences (DIBS)

“Designing a System for Navigating Small Drones in Tight Spaces” Missy’s presentation to Duke Visualization Lab, January 24, 2014

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo July 2, 2014