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Jul 22
2014
  • DUSON in the Media
Shacora Rorie, one of nine scholars participating in the Health Equity Academy (HEA), appears in a blog post entitled "What These STEM College Women Are Doing This Summer" at huffingtonpost.com.
Jul 22
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Michael Cary and Beth Merwin have published an article entitled "Inpatient rehabilitation outcomes in a national sample of medicare beneficiaries with hip fracture” in the Journal of Applied Gerontology.
Jul 22
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Marilyn Hockenberry and Cheryl Rodgers coauthored an article entitled "The influence of oxidative stress on symptom occurrence, severity and distress during childhood leukemia treatment" that has been published in Oncology Nursing Forum.
Jul 22
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Marilyn Hockenberry has been appointed as the Research Chair for the Nursing Discipline within the Children’s Oncology Group, an international cooperative group of over 200 institutions who care for children with cancer.
Jul 18
2014
  • DUSON in the Media
Reuters published an article entitled "Nurses could manage chronic care on doctors’ orders" about a paper coauthored by Ryan Shaw, Cristina Hendrix, Alison Edie and Linda Davis that was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Jul 18
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Drs. Ryan Shaw, Cristina Hendrix, Alison Edie and Linda Davis published an article entitled "Effects of nurse-managed protocols in the outpatient management of adults with chronic conditions: A systematic review and meta-analysis" in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Jul 18
2014
  • News
New Multi-Funder Initiative Aims to Help Reach Institute of Medicine Goal to Double the Number of Nurses with Doctorates  Duke University School of Nursing is one of only 14 schools of nursing nationwide to be among the first to receive a grant from a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) program to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs. The Future of Nursing Scholars program plans to support up to 100 PhD nursing candidates during its first two years.  As an inaugural grantee of the Future of Nursing Scholars program, Duke School of Nursing has selected PhD students Rose Mary Xavier...
Jul 15
2014
  • News
The Bridge to Doctorate program welcomes the first two cohorts of students to enroll in this new partnership between Duke University School of Nursing and Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) Division of Nursing. “These impressive and high-achieving students are the next generation of nurse leaders and scientists who are embarking on research that focus on problems that affect all of us. But they also have wide-ranging experiences and backgrounds that are critical in conducting biomedical and behavioral research and addressing healthcare disparities,” said Dr. Debra Brandon, Associate...
Jul 18
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Bei Wu and Brenda Plassman, co-PI in Duke Medical Psychology, have received an award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Nation Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) R34 to support the planning and design of a clinical trial and/or evaluation study for their proposal entitled "Developing an Oral Health Intervention for Individuals with Mild Dementia." This award is for a one-year period, awarded August 1, 2014, to July 31, 2015, with a competing U01 component for study implementation through a cooperative agreement.
Jul 18
2014
  • Announcements
Join us September 22 through December 4 (Thanksgiving week off) 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 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.Wednesday, 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Duke Regional HospitalMonday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Duke South Clinic Level 2Prerequisites: Basic grammar, verb Ser and...
Jul 15
2014
  • Staff Accolades
Clinical nurse educators Theresa Barnard and Vickey Keathley coauthored an article entitled "From Bedside Nurse to Clinical Instructor" that has been published by ADVANCE for Nurses.
Jul 14
2014
  • News
(From Winter 2014 Duke Nursing magazine) By Dave Hart Working as a nurse practitioner in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Karin Reuter-Rice, PhD, CPNC-AC, couldn’t help but notice that some children who came in with traumatic brain injuries, such as those resulting from automobile accidents, improved rapidly and made full recoveries, while others who came in with very similar injuries suffered grave and permanent damage. “You’ll have one child come in with a significant head injury who is up and walking, talking, recovering, and ready to go home within a week or two, and another child with...
Jul 14
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Student Achievements
PhD student Hannah Anderson Hughes and faculty member Bradi Granger have published an article entitled "Racial disparities and the use of technology for self-management in Blacks with heart failure: A literature review" in Current Heart Failure Reports.
Jul 08
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Kathryn Trotter received an award for her HRSA proposal entitled "Advanced Nursing Education Grant" to develop a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner program. This award is for a three-year period, awarded July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2017. This project was awarded at $837,135 for the three-year project period.
Jul 08
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Kathy Trotter gave two podium presentations at the Fifth International Nurse Education Conference in Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, June 24 and 25, 2014. "Leading Their Own Discussion Forums: Digital Storytelling by Nurse Practitioner Students in a Sexual and Reproductive Health Course" “Nursing Faculty Methods of Online Student Engagement"
Jul 08
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Donna J. Biederman had a poem, Food for Thought, published in the Journal of Cultural Diversity. The ability to rationalize, aware that I'm aware,inherent human traits that I possess -Afford the right and reason, to reign both flora andfauna, who are often seen as less. My opposable thumb perfectly holds my knife,as I gingerly slice my steak -I hold higher logic, demonstrate the ability to use tools,mastery the flora and fauna cannot fake. But while mankind was purportedly created equala hierarchy seems firmly in place -And the value of many of those in our world,is based on things like...
Jul 07
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Bei Wu has published an article entitled "Dental care utilization among caregivers who care for older adults" in the journal Research on Aging.
Jul 07
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Melissa Batchelor-Aselage coauthored an article entitled "Infusing geropsychiatric nursing content into curricula: Challenges and solutions" with Brittney DiMeglio that has been published in the Journal of Nursing Education. DiMeglio was a scholar at DUSON last summer through a Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence program organized by Loretta Matters.
Jul 07
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Melanie Mabrey was an invited speaker at the American Diabetes Association program "Diabetes Is Primary" in San Francisco, Calif., June 14, 2014, where she held the breakout session "Diabetes Survival Skills." The program was live and will be featured over the next year in pod and webcasts. She also presented a poster with Susan Spratt, MD, entitled "Challenges of Diabetes Care and Insulin Delivery in Nursing Home Facilities" at the 74th Scientific Sessions (2014) of the American Diabetes Association, June 13 - 17, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif.
Jul 07
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Queen Utley-Smith presented an abstract entitled "Achieving Favorable Outcomes Teaching Cultural Sensitivity and Cultural Competence to Graduate Students in an Online Course" for the Drexel University Nursing Education Institute, June 16-20, 2014, at Myrtle Beach, S.C., and received poster presentation recognition.

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