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PhD Program News

Aug 07, 2014

Jada Brooks, a graduate of the ABSN and PhD in Nursing programs at Duke, published an article with Diane Holditch-Davis entitled "Interactive behaviors between American Indian mothers and their premature infants" in Research in Nursing and Health. The article is part of Brooks' dissertation.

Jul 25, 2014
PhD student Nancy Dias and her mentor Deb Brandon have received an award for Dias' National Association of Indian Nurses of America (NAINA) proposal entitled “Parental Bereavement Trajectories: Relationship to Health Risk Indicators.” This award, in the amount of $500, is for a one-year period from...
Jul 14, 2014

PhD student Hannah Anderson Hughes and faculty member Bradi Granger have published an article entitled "Racial disparities and the use of technology for self-management in Blacks with heart failure: A literature review" in Current Heart Failure Reports.

Jun 11, 2014

Ruth Anderson, Mark Toles, PhD'11, Kirsten Corazzini and Cathleen Colón-Emeric co-authored a manuscript titled "Local interaction strategies and capacity for better care in nursing homes: a multiple case study" that has been published in BMC Health Services Research.

May 29, 2014

PhD student Dennis Flores, and his faculty sponsors Julie Barroso and Michael Relf, received an award for his NIH F31 NRSA proposal entitled "Parents as Sexuality Educators: Implications for HIV Prevention." This award is for a three-year period, awarded June 1, 2014, to May 31, 2017. This...

May 08, 2014

Courtney Caiola, PhD candidate, was selected to join an interdisciplinary Bass Connections Global Health team working to find creative solutions to global health challenges. She will be participating in a Kenya-based project examining the use of Chlorhexadine for umbilical cord care in neonates...

May 06, 2014

The following abstracts were presented as posters at the National American Pain Society Meeting in Tampa, FL:

Tanabe, P, Martinovich Z, Buckley B, Paice JA. (April 2014). "Safety of an Emergency Department, High Dose, Nurse Initiated, Opioid Protocol for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease...
Apr 25, 2014

Judith Adams, PhD'13, was selected to participate in the 2014 Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Research Scholars Program (also known as the Kathleen Foley Palliative Care Retreat), which is an annual retreat sponsored by the National Palliative Care Research Center. The purpose of this...

Apr 09, 2014

The chapter “Exploring Interpersonal Behavior and Team Sensemaking During Health Information Technology Implementation” coauthored by Rebecca Kitzmiller, PhD '12, Constance Johnson, and Ruth Anderson that was published in Advances in Health Care Management 14 has been selected by the Editors of...

Apr 08, 2014

PhD student Hants Williams has been selected as the winner of the American Pain Society Psychosocial SIG Junior Investigator Poster Award for his poster entitled "Behavioral Health Needs of Patients with Sickle Cell Disease in the Emergency Department."