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School of Nursing News

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Apr 21
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Kathy Trotter has accepted an invitation to serve on Duke University's Faculty Diversity Standing Committee (FDSC) for a three-year term, beginning September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2017. This committee is advisory to the Provost and was formed in fall 2003 to aid in the implementation of the Faculty Diversity Initiative (FDI). The committee reviews data pursuant to the goals of the FDI and provides feedback to the provost on progress and areas for attention. The FDSC meets two to three times per semester to review Duke’s efforts to recruit and retain faculty from historically...
Apr 17
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Paula Tanabe received an award for her NIH R13 conference proposal entitled "Improving Healthcare for Individuals and Families Living with Sickle Cell Disease." This award is for a one-year period, awarded April 17, 2014 to March 31, 2015. This project was awarded at $48,210 for the one-year project period.
Apr 17
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Staff Accolades
Constance Johnson, Katherine Pereira, Nancy Hassell, Janet Levy and Allison Vorderstrasse co-authored an article entitled "Feasibility and preliminary effects of a virtual environment for adults with type 2 diabetes: Pilot study" that has been published in JMIR (Journal of Medical Internet Research) Research Protocols.
Apr 16
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Marilyn Oermann, Kathleen Turner and Meg Carman published article in Nursing Economics titled "Preparing quality improvement, research and evidence-based practice manuscripts." The article is part of the journal's Continuing Nursing Education series.
Apr 16
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Michael Zychowicz has published an article entitled "Viscosupplementation for knee osteoarthritis" in the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Dec 11
2013
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Rémi Hueckel was honored as a Golden Graduate of Purdue University at the School of Nursing’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, April 14, 2014. Golden Graduates exemplify the tradition of excellence that characterizes Purdue Nursing and are recognized for having shown outstanding achievement in nursing practice, teaching, research or service. Golden Graduates are individuals who have: demonstrated extraordinary leadership and accomplishments in the field of nursing; made valuable contributions to impact the care provided to patients, families, and/or health systems; and/or provided service in...
Apr 15
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Rachel Richesson chaired the 2014 Clinical Research Informatics Scientific Program Committee for the 2014 Joint Summits on Translational Science in San Francisco, Calif., April 7-11. More than 475 people attended the conference.
Apr 14
2014
  • News
Melissa Batchelor-Aselage, a faculty member at Duke University School of Nursing, is one of the few gerontologists who are researching ways to preserve the health and dignity of persons with dementia during mealtimes. Dementia can affect the functioning of many body systems such as the ability to carry out everyday tasks and communicate needs and preferences. Currently, there are 3 million people residing in nursing homes in the United States, and more than 50 percent of these people have some level of dementia. Eating food or enjoying a beverage becomes a difficult task for many people in...
Apr 14
2014
  • News
A total of 79 students in the ABSN program, 139 in the MSN program, 57 students in the DNP program and two students in the PhD program will participate in graduation exercises Saturday, May 10. This year’s graduation exercises will be at Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian Street in downtown Durham. A reception will immediately follow in the lobby. Dr. Victor Dzau, Chancellor of Health Affairs, will present opening remarks and Dean Catherine Gilliss will be the speaker for the graduation ceremony. This will be her last School of Nursing graduation ceremony as dean. She is stepping out...
Apr 14
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Eleanor McConnell and her Fellow, Scott Emory Moore, MS, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, a PhD student at Clemson University, have been accepted as participants in the Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy (GNLA) Cohort IV. Through major funding by the Hearst Foundations and Hill-Rom, Inc., the GNLA has become the premier leadership development opportunity for nurses dedicated to improving health outcomes for older adults. The GNLA Fellowship is an exciting, intense and career-changing experience. The purpose of the academy is to prepare and position nurse leaders through their individual leadership...
Apr 14
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Katherine Pereira gave a presentation titled "Challenging Case Studies in Diabetes Management" at the NCNA Annual Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium in held Charlotte, N.C., April 6-9, 2014.
Apr 10
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Michael Zychowicz has been invited to join the editorial advisory board for a new publication titled Nurse Practitioner Perspective, which just released its inaugural issue. The publication is designed to convey legal and business issues for NPs, prescribing updates, DNP discussions, information on practice management and articles that showcase the humanistic side of NP practice.
Apr 10
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Wei Pan has published a paper entitled “Sources of work-related acute fatigue in United States hospital nurses" in Nursing and Health Sciences.
Apr 09
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Alumni Achievements
The chapter “Exploring Interpersonal Behavior and Team Sensemaking During Health Information Technology Implementation” coauthored by Rebecca Kitzmiller, PhD '12, Constance Johnson, and Ruth Anderson that was published in Advances in Health Care Management 14 has been selected by the Editors of Emerald Group Publishing Limited as an Outstanding Author Contribution in the 2014 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. Their chapter, which came from Dr. Kitzmiller's dissertation, was chosen as a winner as it is one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2013.
Apr 08
2014
  • Staff Accolades
Congratulations to Nancy Hassell, assistant research practice manager, for achieving her Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) certification.
Apr 08
2014
  • Student Achievements
PhD student Hants Williams has been selected as the winner of the American Pain Society Psychosocial SIG Junior Investigator Poster Award for his poster entitled "Behavioral Health Needs of Patients with Sickle Cell Disease in the Emergency Department."
Apr 08
2014
  • Staff Accolades
Ann Lore received a 2014 SEAD Award in the individual "Catalyst" category for going above and beyond her regular work responsibilities to assist SEAD members with their global innovation efforts. SEAD (The Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke) brings together interdisciplinary partners through a coordinated effort across Duke University and leverages institutional relationships and networks to create an integrated global health social entrepreneurship hub for diverse stakeholders across the globe.
Apr 08
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Dr. Dorothy Powell was invited to be a guest speaker at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Leadership Meeting, held April 3-4, 2014, in Los Angeles, Calif. She presented "Enhancing Globalization and Diversity:  Leadership for Environmental Transformation."
Apr 08
2014
  • Student Achievements
ABSN student Becky Bowler has been awarded a J&J Campaign for Nursing's Future Scholarship in the amount of $5,000.
Apr 08
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Bei Wu has published an article entitled "Racial/ethnic disparities in preventive care practice among U.S. nursing home residents" in the Journal of Aging and Health.

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