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HLP Research Director Kate Whetten helps launch new LGBTQIA+ health initiative

Kathryn Whetten, research director of the Hart Fellows Program, is part of a new research initiative focused on health disparities among sexual and gender minorities. The new Duke Sexual and Gender Minority Health Program officially launched in February with a day-long interdisciplinary symposium that brought together researchers, clinicians and members of the LGBTQIA+ community to…

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HLP Director Gunther Peck quoted on vice presidential nominee selection

HLP Director Gunther Peck was recently quoted in The Straits Times about how presidential candidate Joe Biden should make his selection for vice president. "One dilemma is balancing a ticket geographically and the other is balancing ideologically. What's different this time is literally the candidate who could help mobilise people, who has experience as a…

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Duke Today covers "Poem A Day"

Duke Today featured the Hart Leadership Program's "Poem a Day" project in a story on how Duke faculty members are using poetry to cope with the COVID-19 crisis. The piece included an interview with HLP Professor Faulkner Fox on what inspired the initiative. Read more here.

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HLP Research Director Kate Whetten featured on WUNC

Kathryn Whetten, research director of the Hart Fellows Program, was featured on WUNC's "The State of Things." The episode covered the ways children think, feel, and cope with stress. Whetten discussed their research on training local people with no mental health background to conduct Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Part of a five-year $3.4 million grant…

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