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PhD Program News

May 06, 2016

Six students with the PhD program recently received various graduate-level awards:

Latefa Dardas, Brittney Sullivan and Kaboni Gondwe were awarded the International Dissertation Travel Award from Duke's Graduate School. Each will receive $2,000 and the award provides funding for PhD students...
May 06, 2016

PhD student Brittney Sullivan recently published an article entitled "A Year in Malawi: One nurses's experience working to improve the country's limited health care capacity" in the May issue of the American Journal of Nursing.

Apr 29, 2016

PhD student Elizabeth Moore received the Myra and William Waldo Boone Fellowship through the Graduate School. The fellowship provides full tuition, stipend and fees for the 2016-2017 academic year. The award is given to the two top Canadian PhD students at Duke University.

Apr 22, 2016

PhD student Mariam Kayle was selected by the Graduate and Professional Student Council General Assembly to serve as the student representative for the 2016-2017 Duke University Board of Trustees Medical Center Academic Affairs Standing Committee.

Congratulations Mariam!

Apr 01, 2016

PhD student Dalmacio "Dennis" Flores was recently featured in two Duke Graduate School videos. One entitled "Help Mentees Keep the Journey in Context" and the other entitled "Telling Mentees There Will Be Bumps." View the videos below.

Apr 01, 2016

PhD student Latefa Dardas recently won the "Young Women Achiever" International Award from the Venus International Foundation Research Awards - India. The award is designed for women in their twenties who demonstrate exceptional record of significant contribution through research. She won the...

Mar 25, 2016

Dean Marion E. Broome, Anne Derouin and PhD student Rose Mary Xavier and ABSN student Misha Price recently took a trip to Washington, D.C. as part of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Spring Congressional Requests. AACN member deans, faculty and students convened in...

Mar 11, 2016

PhD student Rachel Hirschey presented twice at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society annual conference in San Diego, California earlier this month. She presented on "Feasibility of an Intervention Focused on Increasing Enjoyment of Physical Activity in order to Develop Physical Activity...

Feb 26, 2016

DUSON Student Spotlight highlights the diverse background of our nursing students and their personal stories of dedication, leadership, perseverance and academic or community achievements.

DUSON shines a spotlight on PhD student Brittney Sullivan from Ipswich, MA. Sullivan will graduate...

Feb 26, 2016

PhD student Gabrielle Harris led a research study that found that post-stroke depression was associated with more health care service use and fewer days at home after a stroke. She recently presented her findings at the International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles, California in a presentation...