The 2017 Duke Multidisciplinary K12 Urologic Research (KURe) Career Development Program Research Day was held on April 30. The day was filled with engaging presentations and dialogue. Keynote speakers included Suzanne Groah, MD, MSPH, Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Georgetown University and Michael DiSanto, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Surgery Cooper Medical School at Rowan University. The program also included a clinical scientists and researchers from across the US to lead discursions on inflammation, infection, UTI, bladder outlet obstruction and benign prostate hyperplasia.
The purpose of Research Day is to stimulate discussions, to highlight urology research in the area, and to develop a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to answer urological research questions. Faculty, Fellows, Postdocs, Students, and Staff from all disciplines with an interest in any aspect of benign urological diseases.
We are especially proud that Monique Vaughan, MD, first year fellow in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive Surgery, won the clinical research poster competition, one of the four trainee awards.