Help us improve the health of the community one person at a time.

  • enrollFollow-Up

    Don’t forget to complete your Annual Follow-Up Form when the MURDOCK Study contacts you every year around the anniversary of your enrollment.

  • community iconIn the Community

    The success of the Duke-MURDOCK Study correlates directly to the engagement of community partners and their willingness to actively support this long-term health study.

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  • partnerCollaborators

    The MURDOCK Study offers collaborators a breadth of assets and capabilities developed since the study’s inception in 2007, as detailed in this video.

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  • Publications

    The MURDOCK Study is committed to informing participants about all of the latest research findings from study investigators. Publications and abstracts are available here.

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  • Duke University names new director of operations for MURDOCK Study, related research projects

    Julie Eckstrand, R.Ph., has been named the new director of operations for Duke University’s Translational Population Health Research Group, which includes the MURDOCK Study and Duke’s other clinical research studies based at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis.

    In her new role, Eckstrand will manage operations for the “TransPop” Group for the new Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI).  The research portfolio includes the MURDOCK Study and related research projects involving biomarkers, longitudinal registries, risk modeling of data, and community-engaged research at the Duke-Kannapolis office. TransPop serves as an academic hub for accelerating the translation and implementation of scientific discoveries into health benefits for patients and communities. Continue reading →


  • Saturday, January 21

    Family Fun Day

    The Cabarrus Arts Council is hosting a Family Fun Day on Saturday, January 21 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Make your own artwork, see a performance, learn about art or even dance on the stage! Continue reading →

  • DocSaturday, March 4

    Walk With A Doc

    Our monthly Walk With A Doc series picks up on Saturday, March 4 after a quick winter break. Stay tuned for more details about who will be our featured presenter and what their subject will be. Continue reading →

  • Duke DashSaturday, September 23

    Duke Dash 5K & Healthfest

    We’re back! Due to the success of last year’s event, our annual community appreciation event will be back for it’s fourth straight year.

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    The MURDOCK Study partners with the David H. Murdock Research Institute to access world-class technologies and platforms. Click on the logo above to see what other projects the DHMRI is supporting.

  • The Campus

    ncresearchThe North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis is a 350-acre research center located just north of Charlotte, NC. Corporations, universities and healthcare organizations

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  • Duke Health


    duke health logoThe MURDOCK Study is an affiliate of Duke Health. Learn more about the world-class medical research being conducted by Duke Health.