The summer of 2020 will mark the sixth year Duke University Health System will participate in the Duke Health, Made In Durham and Durham YouthWork collaborative paid internship program providing high school students in Durham an internship in healthcare.
“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.