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PhD Program News

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.

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!