Dr. Dukes is an anthropologist in the Department of General Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. With the Iowa RESEARCH group, her interests include infection prevention and mitigation, antimicrobial stewardship, and the de-implementation of ineffective or unnecessary practices. She brings these interests into a broader health context as part of the leadership team for the Equity in Health Science and Practice (E-HSP) initiative, which works to engage faculty, students, and community partners in health equity research and community-based interventions.