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PhD Program News

Sep 23, 2016

PhD student Hanzhang Xu recently published an article entitled "Self-reported diabetes education among Chinese middle-aged and older adults with diabetes" in the Journal of Global Health. Co-authors include Drs. Bei Wu with New York University and Jianfeng Luo with Fudan University.


Sep 16, 2016

More than 12 faculty and staff members, and several PhD alumni and students presented at the 2016 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research presented by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) in Washington, D.C. This year's event focused on Determinants of Health and...

Sep 09, 2016

PhD student Joyell Arscott was recently received a 2016 American Nurses Foundation Nursing Research Grant for her project entitled "Factors Influencing The Likely Use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Young African American Men Who Have Sex With Men." Elizabeth "Beth" Merwin is her chair.


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.