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Anthony C. "Tony" Duke, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.Dr. Tonly Duke

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Anthony C. Duke, Ph.D., is a professor of basic sciences at Sherman College. Since joining the college faculty in 1980, he has taught all the college’s physiology courses, abnormal psychology, gross anatomy, neuropathophysiology, philosophy of science, and neuroanatomy. He served as dean of basic sciences from 1982 to 1999 and as interim dean from 2009 to 2011.

Duke holds a bachelor’s degree in French literature and philosophy from the Jesuits College, with a second bachelor’s in clinical psychology and in psychoanalysis; he earned a master’s in clinical psychology from Cleveland State University. He holds a Ph.D. in psychology and physiology, and a second Ph.D. in neuroscience and neuroanatomy from Michigan State University. He has completed National Institutes of Health post-doctoral training in neuroanatomy and neurophysiology and has completed additional training in cognitive therapy and in psychometrics, as well as certification in biofeedback.

Dr. Duke is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Neuroscience, and the International Brain Research Organization. He served three consecutive four-year terms on both the Physiology Committee and the Spinal Anatomy Committee of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and has offered continuing education seminars at Sherman College and for chiropractic associations in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, and New Jersey.

Sherman College has honored him with Service Awards in 1982, 1992, and 2006, and he has also been recognized by several state chiropractic associations. In 2012, he became an honorary member of the Sherman College Alumni Association. His hobbies include travel, marksmanship, landscaping and horticulture. Dr. Duke has two children, a son, Morgan, and daughter, Caroline.


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