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May 07, 2015

MSN graduate Amanda Paya remembers being inundated as a child with images in magazines and on television of people dying from AIDS. She recalls the panic conveyed through the media of the disease that was still so new and that no one understood.

“I’m a child of the eighties, so I remember...

Apr 24, 2015

MSN Nursing Education Program student Brennan Parmelee's essay was chosen as the Duke University School of Nursing nominee for the National League for Nursing's (NLN) student essay competition.

In 2013, DUSON was named a Center of Excellence (COE) in Nursing Education by the NLN in the...

Apr 23, 2015

MSN student Ashleigh Pappadake Martin was selected by Duke University School of Nursing to receive a $2,000 scholarship from The Great 100, Inc.

Martin's letter of recommendation from Anne Derouin, Assistant Professor, noted that Martin is an outstanding member of her cohort and an...

Apr 09, 2015

DNP students Kristine Harrington and Victoria Sherry and MSN student Susan Herndon received scholarships from the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation for the 2015-2016 academic year. Harrington and Sherry each received an ONS Foundation Clinical Doctoral Scholarship and Herndon received an...

Apr 10, 2015

MSN student Elizabeth Atkins presented a poster entitled "Utilization of data abstraction outsourcing to achieve a concurrent trauma registry" at the 2015 Society of Trauma Nurses 18th Annual Conference in Jacksonville, Fla. in March.

Mar 27, 2015

Susan Schneider, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, associate professor and faculty lead for the graduate oncology specialty at the Duke University School of Nursing, was elected President-elect of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). Schneider will assume the role of President of the 35,000 member national...

Feb 27, 2015

Michael Zychowicz was interviewed by for an article entitled "Master your education: A discussion with the director of an MSN program."

Feb 26, 2015

MSN student David Alfon has been awared the 2015 Barbara Brantley Memorial Scholarship by the Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL). The scholarship fund, administered by the ACNL, was established by Catalyst Systems, LLC to support students enrolled in a master's program focused on...

Jan 20, 2015
In the current issue of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses publication BOLD Voices, Midge Bowers is listed as one of "16 Great Acute Care Nursing Professors."
Jan 10, 2015

MSN student Elizabeth Atkins presented "The Short-Term Effect on Data Integrity Following Statewide Implementation of NTDB Audit Filter Analysis" at the 2014 American College of Surgeons Trauma Quality Improvement Program Annual Scientific Meeting and Training in Chicago, Ill., in November 2014...