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Mar 27
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Susan Schneider, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, associate professor and faculty lead for the graduate oncology specialty at the Duke University School of Nursing, was elected President-elect of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). Schneider will assume the role of President of the 35,000 member national society for a two-year term beginning in 2016, following a year as President-elect. “We congratulate Sue for this very well-deserved honor,” said Marion E. Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean and vice chancellor for nursing affairs, Duke University and associate vice president for academic affairs for nursing,...
Mar 26
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Chip Bailey gave an invited presentation entitled "Trajectory of a program of research in chronic illnesses" at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. He also consulted with pre and postdoctoral scholars funded by NIH/NINR T32 on Interdisciplinary Training in Cancer Survivorship on March 23 in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Mar 24
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy has a paper entitled "Feasibility of a web-based dementia feeding skills training program for nursing home staff" that has been published in the Geriatric Nursing Journal.
Mar 19
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Kathryn Evans Kreider is a co-author of the review article "Transitioning Safely from Intravenous to Subcutaneous Insulin," published in the March edition of Current Diabetes Reports, Volume 15(5).
Mar 19
2015
  • DUSON in the Media
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Paula Tanabe was recently selected by the Triangle Business Journal as a 2015 Health Care Hero in Nursing. Out of 44 finalists, Tanabe was one of 24 health care professionals throughout the Triangle chosen for the award. She was recognized for her national work and research with Sickle Cell Disease.
Mar 18
2015
  • News
TROSA, a multi-year residential substance abuse treatment program located in Durham, N.C., is committed to providing a therapeutic healing environment for its residents. The community organization recently formed a relationship with Duke University School of Nursing to provide medical care to its more than 500 residents. “We’re committed to excellence in health care as a world-class educational and research institution, but we are also expanding our commitment to the community in which we live,” says Marion E. Broome, PhD, RN, dean and vice chancellor for nursing affairs at Duke University...
Mar 18
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Dean Marion E. Broome gave a panel presentation entitled "Publications: 'Coin of the Realm' in Academia: Practical Tips and Learning from Failure" and a presentation entitled "Moral/Ethical Leadership for Research" at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars 2015 Leadership Meeting, March 12 - 13 in Miami, Fla.
Mar 17
2015
  • Student Achievements
PhD student Hants Williams was awarded a Young Investigator Scholarship from the American Pain Society. Williams was selected as one of 30 scholarship recipients to attend an interdisciplinary primer on the fundamentals of pain management at the 2015 American Pain Society conference in Palm Springs, Calif. The course is designed for candidates who are interested in pursuing an academic career in pain management.
Mar 14
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Rachel Richesson gave a talk on “EHR Phenotyping” at the NC Nurses Association Council on Nursing Informatics meeting on March 13, 2015. The talk discussed the state of the art and outstanding challenges of using electronic health records to identify groups of patients with particular conditions for research or quality improvement initiatives.
Mar 13
2015
  • Announcements
Join us April 20 through June 25 for classes geared towards spoken Spanish and tailored to your needs. Learn it now to invest in your future and speak the language of your client. Ten-week courses are offered to all Duke students and employees in the health professions by El Centro Hispano in collaboration with Duke School of Nursing and the Latino Health Project at Duke University. Two-hour classes will be held weekly as follows: Level 1No previous Spanish knowledge required Tuesday, 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Duke Regional Hospital, Durham NC 27704 Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Duke South Clinic,...
Mar 13
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Jane Blood-Siegfried, Kathy Pereira and Dean Marion E. Broome presented at a conference sponsored by Duke University School of Nursing and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University in Arusha, Tanzania, February 9-12. The "Consensus Building Conference: Establishing a Family Nurse Practitioner Program for Rural Tanzania" was attended by the Deputy Minister of Health for Tanzania; stakeholders in Tanzania, Botswana and Ghana; and partners in the U.S. A goal of this conference is to lead the way to establishing a Family Nurse Practitioner program.
Mar 13
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Rachel Richesson gave a talk on “EHR Phenotyping” at the N.C. Nurses Association Council on Nursing Informatics meeting on March 13, 2015. The talk discussed the state of the art and outstanding challenges of using electronic health records to identify groups of patients with particular conditions for research or quality improvement initiatives.
Mar 13
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Queen Utley-Smith was the keynote speaker for the North Carolina Central University Department of Nursing's 19th Annual Helen Miller Lectureship on March 5, 2015. The title of her talk was "Staff-Family Interactions in Nursing Homes: A Quality and Safety Issue."
Mar 13
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Cristina Hendrix was the keynote speaker for the 2nd International Research Conference of Nursing Students at the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines, Feb. 26-28, 2015. The title of her talk was "Global Convergence of Research Evidences for Quality Health Care Outcomes."
Mar 13
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Paula Tanabe published an article entitled "Evidence gaps in the management of sickle cell disease: A summary of needed research" in the American Journal of Hematology.
Mar 13
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Student Achievements
Bei Wu and PhD student Hanzhang Xu coauthored an article entitled "Self-reported diabetes treatment among Chinese middle-aged and older adults with diabetes: Comparison of urban residents, migrants in urban settings and rural residents" that has been published in the International Journal of Nursing Sciences.
Mar 13
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Anne Derouin received the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Virginias-Carolinas Regional Chapter Recognition Award 2014-2015.
Mar 13
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Kathy Ashton published an article entitled "New registered nurses’ personal responses to professional practice: A pilot study" in the Journal for Nurses in Professional Development. Also, she recently passed the Certified Nurse Educator exam.
Mar 13
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
The third edition of Writing for Publication in Nursing by Marilyn Oermann and Judy Hays, Associate Professor Emeritus of Nursing, has been published by Springer Publishing Company of New York, N.Y.
Mar 13
2015
  • Messages from the Dean
Please join me in congratulating the following individuals whose promotions and appointments were recently approved by the Duke University Board of Trustees: Promotions Sharon Hawks, promoted to Associate Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing, effective March 1, 2015. Frank Titch, promoted to Associate Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing, effective March 1, 2015. Appointments Mary Lou Affronti, appointed Associate Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing, effective March 1, 2015. Sophia Smith, appointed Associate Research Professor in the School of Nursing, effective...

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