Rebecca Reyes has served as patient advocate, administrator, educator, problem solver and respected health resource for more than 23 years. As coordinator of Duke Health’s Latino Health Services, Reyes oversees an agency that provides services primarily to those in the Hispanic community lacking health care.
“Feeling pretty and having courage and confidence are important for a woman after being diagnosed with cancer. The information concerning treatment can be overwhelming,” said Renee Wardlaw, site coordinator for the “Look Good Feel Better” program at Duke Regional Hospital. She, herself, is a five-year breast cancer survivor. She says attending the program empowered her and made her recovery more bearable.
Duke Eye Center and the Albert Eye Research Institute are home to research, education and highly specialized physicians offering optimal patient care. Eye Center researchers study glaucoma, corneal and retinal degeneration and other eye diseases. The department is also known for its numerous community initiatives and partnerships.