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Catherine Staton, MD, MS

Assistant Research Professor of Global Health

Emergency Medicine

Department of Surgery


Dr. Staton's research is focused on the trauma and injury care as well as health disparities amount injury patients. Clinically, she has witnessed the burden of injury and the magnitude of its impact on patients, family and communities both in the United States and abroad. In 2011, she completed an ARRA NIH Post-doctoral Fellowship in Mozambique conducting a Preventable Death Project and implementing the Ministry of Health's Clinical Trauma Registry at the country's premier trauma referral center Maputo Central Hospital. After fellowship and post-doctoral studies, she transitioned to Duke and switched focus to addressing injury prevention and care at KCMC in Moshi, Tanzania.