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Oct 16, 2017

PhD student Zhao Ni presented on Oct. 14 at the Duke Kunshan Conference on Digital Health Science and Innovation: Partnerships between Academia and Industry in Kunshan, China. His presentation was entitled "Using Mobile Technology to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease in China."

Sep 26, 2017

PhD alumna Latefa Dardas, faculty Susan Silva, Devon Noonan, Leigh Ann Simmons and PhD student Ashlee Vance published an article entitled "Psychosocial Correlates of Jordanian Adolescents' Help-Seeking Intentions for Depression: Findings From a Nationally Representative School Survey" in the...

Sep 26, 2017

Vanessa Curlee and her mentor, Beth Merwin have received a National Institute of Health National Research Service Award for Curlee's proposal entitled "Gender, Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders, and Behavioral Health Treatment Utilization in US Parolees and...

Sep 14, 2017

PhD student Kaboni Gondwe recently published an article entitled "The role of sociodemographic factors in maternal psychological distress and mother-preterm infant interactions" in the September issue of Research in Nursing & Health. Co-authors include Rosemary White-Traut, Debra Brandon,...

Aug 22, 2017

PhD student Hanzhang Xu recently published an article entitled "Association between migration and cognitive status among middle-aged and older adults: a systematic review" in BMC Geriatrics. Co-authors include experts from the Chinese Center for Health Education and New York University Rory...

Aug 10, 2017

PhD alumna Brittney Van de Water (formerly Sullivan) was recently featured in a Duke Interdisciplinary Studies article entitled "With D-SIGN Grants, Graduate Students Build Networks and Advance Research Interests."  Five groups led by Duke graduate students received Duke Support for...

Aug 03, 2017

DUSON faculty and PhD students recently traveled to Dublin, Ireland for the 28th International Nursing Research Congress sponsored by the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Ryan Shaw was one of three to receive the 2017 Emerging Nurse Research Award. Created in 2015,...

Aug 03, 2017

PhD students Jing Wang, Hanzhang Xu, Zhao Ni and former postdoc fellow Kyung Hee Lee recently presented at the 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress in San Francisco, Calif.

Wang presented on the "Association Between Filial Piety and Caregiving...

Jul 24, 2017

PhD student Jewel Scott and alumna Brittney Van de Water (formerly Sullivan) were recently featured in a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) blog post entitled "Five Nurses Share Why They Pursued Research Careers." Schools with research-focused PhD programs in nursing are now eligible to apply...

Jul 21, 2017

PhD alumna Brittney van de Water (formerly Sullivan) was featured in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing "Nursing Science Transforms" campaign. The advocacy effort was launched to spotlight the critical work of nurse scientists and to call upon Congress to protect funding for federal...

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