Duke neurologist dies at age 45


Dina Randazzo, DO, a neurologist/neuro-oncologist in the department of neurosurgery at Durham, N.C.-based Duke Health, died Feb. 20 after a long battle with cancer.

A specialist in neuro-oncology, Dr. Randazzo completed a fellowship at Duke University in 2014 before joining the faculty of the school of medicine.

She was a member of the Duke Cancer Institute and the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center.

Dr. Randazzo served as principal investigator on several publications that focused on the research and treatment of glioblastoma, an aggressive form of cancer of the brain and spine.

She graduated from Erie, Pa.-based Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a residency in neurology at the University of Florida at Jacksonville.

Editor's note: This article was updated Feb. 24 at 12:07 p.m. CT.

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