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Feb 22, 2017

PhD student Jing Wang recently received the Duke Graduate School International Dissertation Research Travel Award in the amount of $2,000. The award provides funding for PhD students to travel outside of the United States in order to conduct pre-dissertation or dissertation research.

Feb 16, 2017

PhD student Kaboni Gondwe was recently featured in a Duke Graduate School article entitled "An Opportunity for Collaboration and Growth in Nursing: Student TED Talks at the Annual Duke-UNC Networking Dinner." In the article, Gondwe recounts the process she and fellow PhD student Rose Mary Xavier...

Feb 03, 2017

Marion E. Broome was a co-presenter for a plenary session at the research-focused doctorate pre-conference at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Conference in San Diego, CA. The talk was entitled "The Future of Nursing Science."

 

Feb 03, 2017

PhD student Ethan Cicero published an article entitled "Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Transgender Students" in the Journal of School of Nursing. The article is co-authored with Linda M. Wesp, RN, MSN, NP-C, for the College of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin.

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Jan 18, 2017

PhD student Ashlee Vance and her mentor Debra Brandon were awarded a $2,500 grant from the Florida Association of Neonatal Nurses. The grant will support Vance's dissertation project investigating how parents develop confidence in caring for their infant who have a complex chronic condition. She...

Jan 18, 2017

Debra Brandon was selected to receive the 2017 Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring from the Duke Graduate School. A committee of senior deans and students representing the major disciplines of the Graduate School selected Brandon from a highly competitive pool of nominees to receive the...

Jan 18, 2017

PhD student Joyell Arscott was selected to receive the 2017 Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring from the Duke University Graduate School. A committee of graduate deans, faculty and graduate students selected Arscott from a highly competitive pool of nominees to receive the award, which...

Dec 06, 2016

PhD student Latefa Dardas was recently awarded the Rising Stars Award for excellence in nursing scholarship and potential for her research to impact nursing. Dardas was nominated by Leigh Ann Simmons with the support of the awards committee and the board of the Beta Epsilon chapter of Sigma...

Nov 22, 2016

More than 14 faculty, staff and PhD students presented at the 2016 Gerontological Society of American (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA. According to GSA, more than 3,600 international experts attended thr premier gathering of gerontologists from both the United States and...

Nov 11, 2016

Kudos to PhD student Ashlee Vance and her advisors for the submission of her FANNP Fellowship application entitled "Trajectory of Parenting Confidence." This proposal requests funds for a one-year period with a start date of March 1, 2017.

Abstract: Infants with complex chronic conditions...

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