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Sep 22
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Paula Tanabe served on an expert panel to develop a national guideline publication enitled "Evidence-Based Management of Sickle Cell Disease: Expert Panel Report, 2014" that has been published by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood.
Sep 26
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Marilyn Oermann is coauthor of a new article entitled "An evaluation of state-based support-for-service programs targeting nurse faculty" that has been published in Nursing Education Perspectives.
Sep 26
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Meg Carman has been featured as one of the "10 Top ER Nursing Professors" on NursePractitionerSchools.com.
Sep 26
2014
  • Student Achievements
DNP student Kelly Thompson-Brazill presented "Swans and Beyond: Using Hemodynamics Data to Assess and Treat Shock in Cardiac Trauma" on September 11 at the Wake Med Annual Trauma Conference in Raleigh, N.C.
Sep 26
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Ruth Anderson presented two workshops on grant writing to P30 collaborators, PhD students and post-doctoral fellows at Emory University School of Nursing's P30 Center for Neurocognitive Studies (CNS). The P30 CNS and Duke’s Adapt Center P30 have had sustained collaborations since their inceptions in 2012.
Sep 26
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Tracey Yap has published an article entitled "Nursing culture assessment tool (NCAT): Empirical validation for use in long-term care" in the International Journal of Nursing Sciences.
Sep 26
2014
  • Announcements
October 2HR Flu Vaccination Clinic705 Broad Street, Conference Room 039:00 AM - 2:00 PMBring your Duke ID badge. October 7Smith Warehouse Flu Vaccination Clinic177 Bay 6, 1st Floor9:00 AM - 1:30 PMBring your Duke ID badge. October 8American Tobacco Campus Flu Vaccination Clinic334 Blackwell St., Strickland Bld., Trinity Room - 1st floor behind reception area9:00 AM - 2:00 PMBring your Duke ID badge. October 9MSRB II Flu Vaccination ClinicRoom 3090, Research Drive11:00 AM - 3:30 PMBring your Duke ID badge. October 10Perkins Library Flu Vaccination ClinicRoom 2189:00 AM - 1:00 PMBring your Duke...
Sep 25
2014
  • News
(From Winter 2014 Duke Nursing magazine) By Angela Spivey How does a nursing professor with a PhD in family and child development start a collaboration with a neuroscientist? For Leigh Ann Simmons, PhD, MFT, it all began in yoga class. Simmons, an associate professor of nursing, had just received review comments on her application for a federal research grant. She wanted to investigate whether levels of a particular amino acid (branched chain amino acids, or BCAAs) are elevated in women who experience postpartum depression. BCAAs are abundant in high-protein diets, and they have been...
Sep 24
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Isaac Lipkus has received an award for his NIH R21 proposal entitled "Effects of Message Framing and Risk Feedback on CRC Screening." This award is for a two-year period, awarded September 24, 2014 to August 31, 2016. This project was awarded at $387,858 for the two-year project period.
Sep 24
2014
  • Announcements
  • Staff Accolades
  • Student Achievements
At the 2014 national Education Summit sponsored by the National League for Nursing (NLN) and held in Phoenix, several members of the DUSON community were honored. Danielle (Dani) Rourke, an ABSN student who will complete the program in May 2015, was recognized as the winner of the Student Excellence Paper competition. Center of Excellence (COE) schools are invited to submit one essay written by a student about what excellence means to them and what it means to be enrolled in a COE school; all submissions are reviewed by a national panel, and one essay is selected as the winner. Dani was the...
Sep 24
2014
  • Announcements
Any DUSON student is welcome to attend this event regardless of program of study. Transportation from Durham/Raleigh to and from Greenville will be provided. Informatics students wanting to submit a poster or represent DUSON on a student panel with informatics students from other universities are encouraged to contact Dr. Rachel Richesson (rachel.richesson@dm.duke.edu) for information and assistance. 2014 Health Informatics Career/Internship Fair & SymposiumFriday, October 24, 201410 a.m.-4 p.m. East Carolina University Heart Institute115 Heart DrGreenville, NC 27834 Any DUSON student (...
Sep 24
2014
  • DUSON in the Media
Sep 23
2014
  • Alumni Achievements
Zhao Ni, ABSN '14, is the first author on a paper co-authored with Bei Wu and Ryan Shaw entitled "Mobile technology for health care in rural China," and it has been published in the International Journal of Nursing Sciences.
Sep 22
2014
  • Staff Accolades
Jackie Gottlieb was invited to be the Director of the 2014 NCPMI (North Carolina Project Management Institute) Annual Conference that was held on September 19, 2014, at the Raleigh Convention Center. This is NCPMI’s premiere source of professional development for its 2800+ members. It was a day of records and firsts: highest conference attendance in its 16 years; largest sponsorship donations;  first-ever DemoFest; first time to offer game sessions. Jackie successfully led a core team of 11 volunteers who supported her vision and worked tirelessly to make it come to fruition. Dynamic speakers...
Sep 22
2014
  • Student Achievements
Megan Winkler and her faculty sponsor Debra Brandon received an award for Winkler's NRSA proposal entitled "Mother-Daughter Relationship Influences on Daughters’ Dietary Practices." This award is for a three-year period, awarded September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2017. This project was awarded at $108,444 for the three-year project period.
Sep 22
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Robin Knobel has received an award for her Philips Healthcare proposal entitled "Temperature Monitoring with InnerSense Esophageal Temperature Probe/Feeding Tube After Birth through Stabilization in VLBW Infants." This award is for a two-year period, awarded September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2016. This project was awarded at $167,392 for the two-year project period.  
Sep 22
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Paula Tanabe has published an article entitled "Management of sickle cell disease: Summary of the 2014 evidence-based report by expert panel members" that has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Sep 22
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Katherine Pereira was the lead author on "Internet delivered diabetes self-management education: A review" published in Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. Co-authors on the paper were Beth Phillips, Constance Johnson and Allison Vorderstrasse.
Sep 11
2014
  • Announcements
Throughout the fall semester, Duke will celebrate Queer History on campus with prominent speakers, art exhibits, film screenings and much more. Queer history is Duke history. All are invited to join the celebration! Visit http://queerhistory.duke.edu/ to find out more.

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