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MSN Program News

Dec 30, 2015

DNP student and MSN Pediatric Nurse Practitioner alumni Michelle King was selected as the recipient of the 2015 American Nurse Practitioner Foundation Scholarship. The scholarship will pay for expenses related to tuition and books.

Dec 11, 2015

DUSON Student Spotlight highlights the diverse background of our nursing students and their personal stories of dedication, leadership, perseverance and academic or community achievements.

DUSON shines a spotlight on MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner student Katherine Anne Silverwood from...

Dec 10, 2015

MSN alumni Lauren Beaudry was recently featured in a Duke Global Health Institute article entitled "Alumna Spotlight: Nursing and Global Health Go Hand in Hand for Lauren Beaudry '13." Beaudry completed both her nurse practitioner and global health degrees in 2013. View article here.

Nov 13, 2015

Debra Brandon, Wanda Bradshaw and MSN graduate Lacey Hartz co-author an article entitled "Potential NICU Environmental Influences on the Neonate's Microbiome: A Systematic Review" in the Advances in Neonatal Care.

Oct 16, 2015

More than 25 MSN students from the Acute Care and Primary Care nurse practitioner program presented 18 posters at the 22nd Annual North Carolina Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Symposium "Touchdown Pediatrics - Teaming Up to Conquer Childhood Illness" in Chapel Hill.

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Oct 09, 2015

Jennie De Gagne and MSN student Christine Choi presented a poster entitled "Nurse Practitioner Autonomy in a Primary Care Setting in the U.S." at the 108th North Carolina Nurses Association Annual Convention held in Concord, N.C.

Sep 24, 2015

MSN in Nursing Education alumni Brennan Parmelee recently passed the certified nurse educator examination. "I was so excited to add these letters behind my name," she said. "I remember Dr. Valiga's lecture on nursing excellence and this was one of my first goals for my five-year plan. Check,...

Sep 22, 2015

Kathryn Trotter and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) program students Elizabeth Lucian Aravapalli (DNP) and Melanie King (MSN) presented a poster entitled "Women's Health Nurse Practitioners: Meeting the Unique Health Needs of Women" at the Duke AHEAD Health Professions Education Day...

Sep 14, 2015

Brennan Davis’s first two nights volunteering in Clinic 2A were pretty quiet—uneventful actually. But the third time truly was the charm for the Duke master of science in nursing (MSN) degree student. That’s when a patient with a laceration on one of his fingers came into the clinic, giving...

May 20, 2015

(From Winter 2015 Duke Nursing magazine)

By Angela Spivey

Duke MSN students who sign on for clinical experience hours in Duke’s same-day access heart failure clinic have their work cut out for them. Run by Karol Harshaw-Ellis, A/ACNP-BC, MSN’94, DNP’11, with the help of another nurse...