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PhD Program News

Feb 26, 2016

PhD Student Jing Wang recently received a fieldwork grant in the amount of $5,000 to support her fieldwork activities for the Global Health Doctoral Certificate Program. The award will support international travel, room and board, transportation, supplies, and other research-related expenses....

Feb 19, 2016

PhD student Latefa Dardas was recently awarded the 2015 Sigma Theta Tau International/ The Council for Advancement of Nursing Science for more than $4,500. She received the award for her proposal "The Stigma of Depression and Attitudes Towards Seeking Psychiatric Help Among Arab Adolescents: An...

Feb 19, 2016

PhD alumni Tiffany Kelley, founder and CEO of the Nightingale Apps, LLC, recently published a book entitled "Electronic Health Records for Quality Nursing and Health Care." 

The book provides foundational knowledge and understanding of the implementation and use of electronic health...

Feb 12, 2016

PhD student Latefa Dardas publishes a second analysis of the Jordanian national cancer survey in an article entitled "Myths and Misconceptions about Cancer: Findings from Jordan" in the December issue of Open Science.

Feb 05, 2016

PhD Student Joyell Arscott has been selected as the School of Nursing honoree at the Julian F. Abele Awards ceremony. Arscott was chosen for her outstanding leadership in promoting diversity, intellectual development and activism at DUSON.

Jan 22, 2016

PhD student Dominique Bulgin was recently chosen by the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (AAOHN) to present her abstract "Diabetes at Work: Facing the Unknown" as a poster display at the AAOHN 2016 National Conference in Florida in April.

According to AAOHN, more...

Jan 22, 2016

PhD student Latefa Dardas won the Best Master Thesis Award granted by the Scientific Society of Arab Nursing Faculties. The annual award is one of the highly competitive and honorary nursing awards at the regional level and aims to recognize and reward research excellence at the Masters level. (...

Jan 15, 2016

PhD student Dennis Flores was recently selected to receive the 2016 Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring. The award recognizes graduate students who have a consistent record of good mentoring practices.

Flores will receive his award at the 2016 Dean's Award Reception in March.

Dec 30, 2015

PhD student Dalmacio "Dennis" Flores III co-authored a publication entitled "Facilitators and Barriers to HIV Screening: A Qualitative Metasynthesis" in the December issue of Qualitative Health Research journal.

Flores also received the 2015-2016 Surgeon General C. Everett Koop HIV/AIDS...

Dec 10, 2015

A group of six faculty members, three PhD students, one post-doc fellow and one visiting scholar recently attended the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America. The meeting is the premier gathering of gerontologists from both the United States and around the world...