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Jan 17
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Marilyn Hockenberry and Cheryl Rodgers co-authored the book entitled "Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, 10th edition" that was recently selected to win first place in the Child Health Category from the American Journal of Nursing (AJN). Learn more about the AJN Book of the Year awards and find other category winners here. 
Jan 17
2018
  • University and Health System
Ira M. Cheifetz was recently appointed Executive Director for Duke Children’s. Creation of this new role provides an enhanced structure for strategic leadership from a global perspective, with Dr. Cheifetz positioned to provide oversight for the care of pediatric patients across the health system. Dr. Cheifetz will collaborate closely with DUH/DUHS senior leadership, Dr. Ann Reed as Chair of Pediatrics, and other clinical chairs to advance the key missions of Duke Children’s.  Cheifetz has served as Chief Medical Officer for Duke Children’s and as an Associate Chief Medical Officer for Duke...
Jan 17
2018
  • University and Health System
Mary Klotman, dean of the School of Medicine recently uploaded an episode to her podcast entitled "Viewpoint." Her new episode addresses the question "Translating Duke Health: How will Duke address scientific and healthcare challenges?" Listen to her podcast here.  Tune in each month to hear Dean Mary E. Klotman offer her thoughts and ideas about important and timely topics and issues related to medical education, science and discovery and patient care.  
Jan 17
2018
  • Student Achievements
A group of second semester ABSN students recently volunteered for "Making the Connection," an initiative targeting environmental and dining services staff at Duke University. The Making the Connection initiative is part of the Healthy Duke Initiative as a subset of the Physical Activity and Movement Committee. Students volunteered in conducting baseline assessments for participants that included taking blood pressure and weight and getting participants excited about becoming more active and setting specific health goals.   
Jan 17
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Irene Felsman was recently appointed as a Duke Global Health Institute faculty affiliate in recognition of her commitment to global health at Duke. Her affiliate status is for two years and can be renewed indefinitely. Learn more about the Duke Global Health Institute here.
Jan 17
2018
  • University and Health System
Global health researchers are increasingly seeing the value of mobile apps to collect data, promote positive health behaviors and provide health information and services in parts of the world where access to a traditional healthcare infrastructure is limited. (Read more)
Jan 17
2018
  • University and Health System
Duke Community and Family Medicine will host a grand rounds event "May the Force Be with Us: Achieving Inclusive Excellence in Academic Medicine" on Feb. 19 from 12-1 p.m. in Hanes House, room 131. Kenyon Railey, assistant professor of community and family medicine will be the keynote speaker. This is an accredited event that offers education credits. Click here for more information.  Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP, RSVP here. 
Jan 17
2018
  • Announcements
  • University and Health System
The Duke Mobile App Gateway will host a Design Thinking Workshop on Friday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in The Link, Classroom 3. Design Thinking can help unlock potential in the creation, design, and implementation of useful and effective mobile apps.  Space is limited to 20 participants and lunch will be provided, so register today! Sign up here: http://bit.ly/MAGDesignThinking Please register by Jan. 30.      
Jan 17
2018
  • Announcements
DUSON WELLNESS CALENDAR Be in the know regarding Wellness events at DUSON with the DUSON Wellness Calendar on Outlook!  In Calendars, select Open Calendar, then Open Shared Calendar.  Type “DUSON Wellness” in the search bar to add the calendar to your list.  Email Cassandra.callas@duke.edu if you run into any issues. GET MOVING CHALLENGE Duke’s annual Get Moving Challenge encourages groups across Duke to form teams with coworkers to encourage healthy habits.  During the program, participants can compete in up to three areas to log the most steps, exercise minutes and/or weight lost. For more...
Jan 17
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Alumni Achievements
PhD alumna Latefa Dardas, Susan Silva, Devon Noonan and Leigh Ann Simmons recently published an article entitled "Adolescent Depression in Jordan: Symptoms Profile, Gender Differences, and the Role of Social Context" in the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. Co-authors include experts from Duke University School of Medicine. Abstract The influence of gender and other individual and context characteristics on the prevalence and severity of depressive symptoms among Jordanian adolescents remains unclear. The aims of the current study were to: (a) characterize depressive...
Jan 17
2018
  • Announcements
Four DUSON faculty members along with teams of community partners, PhD students and staff focused on improving community health recently attended the Engaged Researcher: Co-Designing with Patients and the Community event hosted by the Duke Clinical Research Institute. The purpose of the event was to “ignite partnerships between researchers, patients, and community members to make clinical research better together.” The teams, led by Donna Biederman, Kirsten Corazinni, Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda and Eleanor McConnell, spent the afternoon learning how to identify and overcome challenges faced when...
Jan 16
2018
  • University and Health System
Duke Health's Primary Care Preceptor Development Mini-Fellowship Program, administered by the Duke Physician Assistant Program, offers clinician educators a unique opportunity to learn from expert faculty at one of the nation's leading academic medical centers. The goal of the program is to equip preceptors to become effective clinician educators who can develop and implement curricula and facilitate group Quality Improvement (QI) projects that will address the needs of vulnerable populations in North Carolina. The 2.5-day program will engage preceptors in acquiring knowledge and skill in the...
Jan 16
2018
  • University and Health System
Judith Kelley, an expert on human rights, democracy and international elections, has been named dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, President Vincent E. Price and Provost Sally Kornbluth announced Thursday. As the Terry Sanford Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science at Duke, Kelley has also been the school’s senior associate dean since 2014. On July 1, she will succeed Kelly Brownell, who is stepping down after five years as dean to lead the Sanford School’s new World Food Policy Center. “Judith Kelley has distinguished herself as a scholar...
Jan 16
2018
  • University and Health System
Duke University and Medical Center Center for AIDS Research announces this request for applications is to support emerging research regarding biomedical HIV prevention in North Carolina by identifying mechanisms for strengthening the structural and social environment supporting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use among key populations and identifying innovative methods for engaging key populations in PrEP care.  A total of $100,000 will be available and two co-PIs are required, one from UNC CFAR and one from Duke University. A faculty level position is required to apply.  Click here for more...
Jan 16
2018
  • Announcements
On Tuesday, Feb. 13, Duke University School of Nursing Community Health Improvement Partnership Program (D-CHIPP) will host a design thinking workshop for Families Moving Forward leadership and program staff. The purpose of the workshop is to develop innovative solutions to health and social problems faced by residents living in Families Moving Forward transitional housing and to create a partnership agenda for programs and services between DUSON and Families Moving Forward to be implemented over the coming years. Space is limited so if you're interested in attending the workshop, contact...
Jan 16
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Dean Marion Broome recently published an article entitled "Organizational intellectual capital and the role of the nurse manager: A proposed conceptual model" in Nursing Outlook. Co-authors include experts from Indiana University School of Nursing.  Abstract Background: Nurse managers must leverage both the human capital and social capital of the teams they lead in order to produce quality outcomes. Little is known about the relationship between human capital and social capital and how these concepts may work together to produce organizational outcomes through leadership of nurses. Purpose:...
Jan 16
2018
  • News
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) will host the 2018 Harriet Cook Carter Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at 3 p.m. at the Christine Siegler Pearson Building in room 1014. The keynote speaker is Patricia Flatley Brennan, Rn, PhD, director of the National Library of Medicine. Brennan will present on “Transforming Data into Knowledge and Knowledge into Health: The NLM Strategic Plan 2017-2027.” Brennan is a pioneer in the development of information systems for patients. She developed ComputerLink, an electronic network designed to reduce isolation and improve self-care among home...
Jan 10
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Kathryn Kreider was recently interviewed and featured in an article entitled "North Carolina NPs: The Fight for Full Practice Authority" published on NursePractitionerSchools.com. Anne Derouin was also quoted in the article from a previous interview. 
Jan 10
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Dean Marion Broome recently published an article entitled "CYP2D6 drug-gene and drug-drug-gene interactions among patients prescribed pharmacogenetically actionable opioids" in Applied Nursing Research. Co-authors include experts from the University of Pittsburgh and Indiana University. Abstract Purpose When codeine and tramadol are used for pain management, it is imperative that nurses are able to assess for potential drug-gene and drug-drug-gene interactions that could adversely impact drug metabolism and ultimately pain relief. Both drugs are metabolized through the CYP2D6 metabolic...
Jan 10
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Marilyn Lombardi and Wei Pan recently published an article entitled "Measuring Organizational Capacity to Accelerate Health Care Innovation in Academic Health Centers" in Quality Management in Healthcare. Co-authors include experts from Georgia State University and Emory University.  Abstract In an era of rising clinical costs and shrinking federal research dollars, the survival of the academic health center may depend on its capacity to cultivate high-impact innovations in care delivery on an accelerated basis. Yet, the health sciences literature offers little guidance regarding the key...

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