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Jun 24
2016
  • DUSON in the News
Michael Zychowicz was recently featured in an article entitled "Gaps exist in clinician knowledge of gout management" on ClinicalAdvisor.com.
Jun 22
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Michael Cary was recently featured in a Duke Translation Medicine Institute news story entitled "3-year KL2 Research Career Development Award Reflects Diversity of Researchers." Cary is the first DUSON faculty member at Duke to be selected by review for the Duke CTSA award program. Read the full article here.
Jun 22
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Sharron Docherty co-led the 20th Annual Summer Institute in Qualitative Research: Mixed-Methods Research at UNC Center for Lifelong Learning earlier this month. She also gave an invited workshop entitled "Visualization Techniques for Diverse Data Integration in Mixed Methods Research" at the Second Nordic Conference in Nursing Research in Stockholm, Sweden last week.
Jun 22
2016
  • Announcements
From the Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives... Duke International Travel Policy Update: Restriction Changes As A Result of Summer Review Effective June 15, 2016, the Provost has modified restrictions on areas within four countries based on advice of the Global Travel Advisory Committee.  The following changes have been made to the Duke University Restricted Regions List: ·         Algeria – travel will now be allowed to the capital Algiers.  The remainder of the country will remain restricted. (previously there was a full country restriction in place for Algeria) ·        ...
Jun 22
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Dean Marion E. Broome co-authored an article entitled "Exploring the Pursuit of Doctoral Education by Nurses Seeking or Intending to Stay in Faculty Roles" in the February issue of the Journal of Professional Nursing. Co-authors were from Indiana University, George Washington University and University of Florida.
Jun 22
2016
  • Student Achievements
PhD student Latefa Dardas has been elected as a member of the 2016-2018 Leadership Succession Committee by the membership of Beta Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.
Jun 21
2016
  • Staff Accolades
Congratulations to Tia Troy, Ernie Rushing and Jill Cordell on being recognized for their Commitment to Excellence. This staff recognition program celebrates staff who demonstrate the highest standards in their commitment to supporting our mission, vision and values. We thank all of those staff members who consistently demonstrate excellence in what they do for our School community. Click here for more information about the program and how to nominate a staff member. Read their nominations below: "As a team, Tia, Ernie, and Jill planned and successfully executed the first DUSON – DUHS Duke...
Jun 21
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Margie Molloy recently presented on "Nurse Educators Thinking Outside the Box: Exploring Uses of Innovative Technologies" and "Current Modalities for Operationalizing a Research Study: Recruitment and Retention of Participants" at the 2016 International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning Conference in Grapevine, Texas. In addition, Molloy participated in a poster session with two submissions entitled "An Innovative Use of Telepresence Robots for Educating Healthcare Professionals" and "Using Trigger Films to Explore Nursing Students' Attitudes Toward Obese Patients,"...
Jun 21
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Wei Pan and Qing Yang recently presented at a workshop at the 2016 International Chinese Statistical Association Applied Statistics Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia. The symposium is one of the biggest international statistical conferences and attracts more than 700 statisticians from all over the world every year. Pan presented on "Propensity Scores and Causal Inference" and it was based on his book entitled "Propensity Score Analysis: Fundamentals and Developments." Yang presented on "Sample Size Calculation for Joint Test of Competing Risk Data" and the presentation was based on an extension...
Jun 21
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Jennifer Dungan published an article entitled "Case-only Survival Analysis Reveals Unique Effects of Genotype, Sex, and Coronary Disease Severity on Survivorship" in the May issue of PLOS ONE.
Jun 25
2016
  • Announcements
  • Student Announcements
Duke University School of Nursing Associate Dean Dr. Michael Relf and MSc. Idalmis Infante-Ochoa, president of the Cuban Society of Nursing, invites you to join them for a unique opportunity in Cuba from March 27 - April 1, 2017. The trip is open to the entire Duke community and their family and friends. The travel group will visit Cuba for the purpose of meeting with Cuban counterparts and learning about the role of Cuban nurses in health care delivery. The trip is being handled by Professionals Abroad, an organization that has arranged for teams of professionals representing the fields of...
Jun 21
2016
  • Announcements
By: Kelly Jasiura Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) highlighted its commitment to global health when it hosted a visit of 12 students from Teamwork City of Hope (TCOH) on Thursday, June 16. TCOH is a self-sustaining campus dedicated to providing education, health care, leadership development and a nurturing family-oriented environment to orphaned children in rural Tanzania. Dorothy Powell, EdD, RN, FAAN, professor emerita and former associate dean for the Office of Global Health and Community Initiatives (OGACHI), established DUSON’s relationship with TCOH during her time at the...
Jun 21
2016
  • News
Katherine “Kathy” Pereira, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, ADM-BC, FAAN, FAANP, associate professor, has been appointed director of the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Doctor of Nursing Practice  (DNP)Program, effective July 1. “Katherine has served as the faculty coordinator of the Master of Science in Nursing Program’s family nurse practitioner (FNP) major, which has consistently appeared in the top 10 for several years and this year rose to No. 2 in U.S. News and World Report rankings,” said Marion E. Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean and Ruby Wilson Professor of Nursing and vice chancellor for...
Jun 21
2016
  • News
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is proud to announce eight of its doctoral students were selected to participate in the Jonas Nurse Scholar program. The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare provides an $80,000 grant to support three PhD Jonas Nurse Leader Scholars, three PhD Jonas Veterans Healthcare Scholars, and two DNP Jonas Veterans Healthcare Scholars with a $10,000 scholarship each. The Jonas Nurse Leader Scholars Program prepares doctoral candidates to help students address the needs of future patients – from dealing with co-morbidities and chronic illnesses to...
Jun 21
2016
  • News
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of Anne Derouin, DNP, RN, CPNP, who will be inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) at the Association’s annual conference in San Antonio, Texas, on June 23. The Fellowship recognizes nurse practitioner leaders who have made outstanding contributions to health care through clinical practice, research, education or policy. Derouin is one of 88 nurse practitioner leaders selected from across the country. “Being invited and selected to the Fellowship is a remarkable honor...
Jun 17
2016
  • Student Achievements
DNP student Jaytoya Manget was recently awarded funding by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Academic Partners to Improve Health for her DNP Evidence-based Population Health Project. Her project is entitled "Comprehensive Reproductive Health Education for Secondary Schools in an Underserved Community" and she will receive funding for more than $3,600. Jane Blood Siegfried was her chairperson.
Jun 17
2016
  • Announcements
  • Student Announcements
Jun 15
2016
  • News
The Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Center for Nursing Research announced the winners of the 2016 Small Grant Award. Leigh Ann Simmons, Schenita Randolph, Michael Relf and Elijah Onsomue, Sophia Smith and Deb Allen, and Ryan Shaw won research funding totaling nearly $80,000. The projects range from dietary intervention during pregnancy to testing mHealth technology. “Our mission is to provide resources that our nurse researchers need to advance nursing and interdisciplinary science,” said Marilyn Hockenberry, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, Bessie Baker Professor of Nursing and associate...
Jun 14
2016
  • Staff Accolades
Congratulations to Cindy Luddy and Michele Kuszajewski on being recognized for their Commitment to Excellence. This staff recognition program celebrates staff who demonstrate the highest standards in their commitment to supporting our mission, vision and values. We thank all of those staff members who consistently demonstrate excellence in what they do for our School community. Click here for more information about the program and how to nominate a staff member. Read their nominations below: "I am writing to recognize Cindy Luddy for her commitment to excellence at DUSON. In her work across...

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