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PhD Program News

Dec 06, 2017

PhD student Matthew LeBlanc and faculty member Sophia Smith were recently featured in a Duke Palliative Care Grand Rounds Announcement. 

Dec 06, 2017

PhD alumna Brittney van de Water (Sullivan) and faculty members Susan Silva, Janice Humphreys and Janet Prvu Bettger recently published an article entitled "Time to Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment in a Prospective South American Cohort" in Global Pediatric Health. Co-authors include...

Dec 05, 2017

PhD student Shaoqing Ge recently contributed to an article entitled "Foreign students make up 14 percent of new undergrads, 65 percent of new grads. Here's why" published in The Chronicle. 

Nov 15, 2017

PhD student Ethan Cicero recently presented a poster at the 2017 National Transgender Health Summit in Oakland, CA. The poster was entitled "Transgender Population Health: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Methodological Considerations." Co authors include Susan Silva, Beth Merwin,...

Nov 15, 2017

PhD student Hanzhang Xu recently presented a poster at the American Heart Association 2017 Scientific Sessions in Anaheim, California. Her poster presentation was entitled "Self-reported Health Status and 30-Day Hospital Readmission in Cardiovascular Disease." Co-authors include Bradi Granger...

Nov 10, 2017

PhD alumna Heather Elser Smith was recently featured in a Duke Graduate School Alumni Profile Series. Smith, a 2012 graduate, is the director of One Patient Services, where she is responsible for improving access to products through research, education, and provider/patient services, and...

Nov 07, 2017

PhD student Zhao Ni and Ryan Shaw were mentioned in an article entitled "Digital Health Conference in China Brings Together Multiple Perspectives" published on the news page of Duke Global Health Institute. 

Nov 07, 2017

PhD student Elizabeth Reeves and Janice Humphreys recently published an article entitled "Describing the Healthcare Experiences and Strategies of Women Survivors of Violence" in the Journal of Clinical Nursing. 


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Oct 30, 2017

Brian Douthit, MSN, RN-BC and Morine Cebert, RN, MSN, FNP are among 41 nurses around the country to receive the 2017 Future of Nursing Scholars program award, to support their work in the School’s PhD program. The scholarship is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to increase the...

Oct 23, 2017

PhD students Shaoqing Ge and Matthew LeBlanc recently attended the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students conference in Washington, D.C. Ge and LeBlanc were two of seven students who represented the body of graduate and professional students at Duke University to meet with state...