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Mar 21, 2017

Deb Brandon was recently featured in two Duke Graduate School video segments. Brandon is a 2017 Duke Graduate School recipient of the Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring.

In the first video entitled "Passion Over Publications," Brandon discusses why she prizes passion more than...

Mar 16, 2017

PhD student Hanzhang Xu recently presented at the American Heart Association EPI | Lifestyle 2017 Scientific Sessions on "An Initial Evaluation of the Impact of Pokemon Go on Physical Activity." The presentation is based on a study she co-authored with Ying Xian, Haolin Xu, Li Liang, Adrian F....

Mar 10, 2017

PhD student Hanzhang Xu was recently featured in an article entitled "Remember when Pokemon Go was a thing? It actually got people walking" in the News & Observer. The article is connected to Xu's research study that suggests the game might have had a health benefit for doing just that. In...

Mar 09, 2017

PhD student Zhao Ni received the Duke Graduate School International Dissertation Research Travel Award in the amount of $2,600. The award provides funding for PhD students to travel outside of the United States in order to conduct pre-dissertation or dissertation research.

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.

Abstract: ...

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...

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