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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...

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.

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