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Apr 20, 2018

PhD student Hanzhang Xu recently published an article entitled "Residential Mobility and Cognitive Function Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults in China" in Research on Aging. Co-authors include Truls Ostbye, Matthew Dupre, Allison Vorderstrasse and Bei Wu. 

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Objectives: To...

Apr 17, 2018

PhD student Dominique Bulgin and Paula Tanabe recently published an article entitled "Stigma of Sickle Cell Disease: A Systematic Review" in Issues in Mental Health Nursing. Co-authors include experts from UNC-Chapel Hill. 

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The aim of this systematic review was to...

Apr 16, 2018

Congratulations to PhD student Cherie Conley and her sponsor Isaac Lipkus who has received an NINR NRSA (F31) award, for her proposal entitled "Peer Support Dyads in an Obesity Prevention Program in African American Churches." The project has been awarded $60,807 with a start date of April 1,...

Apr 12, 2018

Congratulations to Sharron Docherty on being appointed as Director for the PhD in Nursing Program, effective July 1, 2018. 

Thank you to Debra Brandon for her numerous contributions to the PhD Program as director from 2011-2017 and Janice Humphreys for her service as interim director over...

Apr 09, 2018

PhD student Gabrielle Harris and her mentor, Janet Prvu Bettger, recently published an article entitled "Parenting after stroke: a systematic review" in Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 

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Background Stroke is a leading cause of disability in the United States, resulting in...

Apr 04, 2018

PhD student Yufen Lin was recently offered a spot on the 2018-2019 Brain & Society Bass Connections team entitled "Expressive Writing for Resilience in Adult Pediatric Oncology Survivors and Their Caregivers." The program has two parts: ongoing work in the following fall and spring semesters...

Apr 04, 2018

Congratulations to PhD student Heeyeon Son and her sponsor Sharron Docherty who have received an American Cancer Society (ACS) Award, for her proposal entitled "Family Communication in Pediatric Palliative Care in Korea." The project has been awarded $30,000 for a two-year period with a start...

Apr 03, 2018

Congratulations to PhD student Eunji Cho and her mentor Sharron Docherty who have received an Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Scholarship award for her proposal entitled “Human Flourishing in Young Adult Survivors of Adolescent Cancer: A Multiple Case Study.” The project has been awarded $5,000...

Mar 28, 2018

At the annual AMIA 2018 Informatics Summit in San Franscisco which focuses on informatics research and innovation that facilitates translational research, two DUSON faculty papers were recognized. Hyeoneui Kim's paper entitled "iCONCUR: informed consent for clinical data and bio-sample use for...

Mar 26, 2018

PhD student Morine Cebert was recently awarded a $1,650 Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grant (GSTEG) from the Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies. GSTEG awards are given to doctoral and master’s students in support of training to acquire skills, knowledge, or...

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