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PhD Program News

Sep 02, 2016

PhD student Ethan Cicero presented on "The Transgender Health Care Experience: A Systematic Literature Review" at the 2016 World Professional Association for Transgender Health Biennial Symposium in Amsterdam. The literature review sought a deeper understanding of structural and personal...

Aug 12, 2016

PhD student Hanzhang Xu recently received the 2016 Edith Anderson Leadership Education Grant from Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) for $1,000.

In addition, she published an article entitled "Validating a Scale of Health Beliefs in Preventive Health Screenings Among Chinese Older...

Aug 12, 2016

PhD student Jing Wang recently published an article entitled "Older Residents' Perspectives of Long-Term Care Facilities in China" in the August issue of the Journal of Gerontological Nursing. The article was co-authored with Bei Wu.

Aug 04, 2016

PhD student Mariam Kayle along with Paula Tanabe and Sharron Docherty publish an article entitled "Challenges in Shifting Management Responsibility From Parents to Adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease" in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing. Other authors included Dr. Shah from Duke School of...

Jul 08, 2016

PhD student Allison Lewinski was recently accepted into the Duke University Graduate School "Preparing Future Faculty Program." Launched in 1993, the program provides a yearlong experience for PhD students and postdocs to prepare them for the multiple roles they may be asked to assume as future...

Jun 22, 2016

PhD student Latefa Dardas has been elected as a member of the 2016-2018 Leadership Succession Committee by the membership of Beta Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Jun 14, 2016

PhD student Brittney Sullivan recently received the Henry B. Spencer Scholarship for $10,000 from the Nurses Educational Funds (NEF), Inc. The scholarship is dedicated to leadership in nursing and health care.

Jun 10, 2016

PhD student Brittney Sullivan is one of five graduate students chosen to receive a Duke Support for Interdisciplinary Graduate Networks (D-SIGN) grant for the 206-2017 academic year. Through this new internal funding mechanism, graduate students have the opportunity to propose research projects...

May 27, 2016

PhD student Tara Mann was recently chosen to receive a Scholar Excellence Grant for the 2016 SPINE Summer School at the University of Basel in Switzerland. The SPINE Summer School is organized jointly by Nursing Science at the University of Basel and the University of Lausanne. The 2016 SPINE...

May 13, 2016

PhD student Latefa Dardas recently published an article entitled "Adolescent Depression in the Arab Region: A Systematic Literature Review" in the May issue of Issues in Mental Health Nursing. Co-authors were Leigh Ann Simmons and Donald "Chip" Bailey.