Dr. Clarence G. Newsome, former president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, and former president of Shaw University, has been elected a Trustee of The Duke Endowment. Read the news release.
Wilkes Partnership for Children honors child advocates at its annual 'Champions for Children' luncheon and outlines its work on behalf of children. MORE
The Institute for Emerging Issues at N.C. State University has selected Randolph County as one of four counties to participate in KidsReadyNC, a new 18-month effort to strengthen leadership capacity in local early childhood development systems. MORE
The Hinton Rural Life Center has received a three-year grant from The Duke Endowment to develop leadership initiatives. MORE
A $350,000 grant will strengthen Connie Maxwell Children's Home's resources in ministering to children and families through South Carolina's foster care system.MORE
OrthoCarolina physicians and the OrthoCarolina Research Institute launch the nation's first comprehensive study designed to assess the effectiveness of opioid-free pain management for patients. MORE
A regional program has been launched to provide not-for-profit hospitals and county health departments in eastern North Carolina with better health data at a lower cost. MORE
Hope Center for Children, a nonprofit that provides child welfare services, is helping to address the mental health care gap by establishing a new clinical therapy services program. MORE
The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health has launched a Health Policy Fellows program to help state lawmakers understand the intricacies of America's healthcare system.
Kristen Richardson-Frick has been named associate director of the Rural Church program area at The Duke Endowment. Read the news release.