Duke CTSI Director Dr. Ebony Boulware is one of four senior faculty members at Duke who have been named Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS). The recipients — all women — represent four of 252 total members elected this year. Founded in 1780, the Academy honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists, and innovators and engages them in sharing knowledge and addressing challenges facing the world.
“We are honoring the excellence of these individuals, celebrating what they have achieved so far, and imagining what they will continue to accomplish,” said David Oxtoby, the President of the Academy. “The past year has been replete with evidence of how things can get worse; this is an opportunity to illuminate the importance of art, ideas, knowledge, and leadership that can make a better world.”
In addition to her role as Director of Duke CTSI, Dr. Boulware is Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine Vice Dean for Translational Science, and Eleanor Easley Distinguished Professor in the School of Medicine; Associate Vice Chancellor for Translational Research at Duke University
Dr. Boulware Is a general internist and clinical and translational scientist who works to improve health and health equity, particularly for individuals and communities affected by chronic health conditions such as kidney disease. As director of CTSI, she helps researchers conduct innovative and impactful research to improve health and health equity for individuals, their families, and their communities.