Perla Nunes

Duke University-Kannapolis leader honored service award

December 15, 2016

Read the original article from the Independent Tribune. KANNAPOLIS — Perla Nunes, who leads community engagement and outreach efforts for Duke University’s MURDOCK Study and other research studies based in Kannapolis, received the Service Above Self Award on Thursday, Dec. 1, from the Rotary Club of Cabarrus County. The award is Rotary’s highest honor and […]

MURDOCK project leader details success recruiting Latinos

December 15, 2014

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Perla Nunes, a project leader with Duke University’s MURDOCK Study, recently detailed the study’s success in enrolling Latinos during a presentation at the nation’s top public health conference. Nunes, who oversees community outreach and recruitment efforts for the MURDOCK Study, presented at the American Public Health Association’s 142nd Annual Meeting & Exposition […]

MURDOCK study unveils new website

November 09, 2014

KANNAPOLIS — After completing a design overhaul and an infusion of fresh content, Duke University’s MURDOCK Study has launched a new website. View the new site at The website includes answers to frequently asked questions about the MURDOCK Study, details about each phase or “horizon” of the study, short biographies and photos of the […]

Kannapolis Mayor enrolls in long term research study

January 24, 2014

 Kannapolis Mayor enrolls in long term research study By Bob Holmes Slideshow « Prev of 3 Next » – BOB HOLMES Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant has his blood drawn during his participation in the MURDOCK Study. Learn more For more information on how and where to enroll in the MURDOCK Study, visit, call 704-250-5861 […]