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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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.

Friday, June 10, 2016

DUSON Student Spotlight highlights the diverse background of our nursing students and their personal stories of dedication, leadership, perseverance and academic or community achievements.

DUSON shines a spotlight on DNP student Michelle King from Dallas, Texas. King graduated this May.

Q: What would people be surprised to know about you?

Friday, June 10, 2016

DUSON Student Spotlight highlights the diverse background of our nursing students and their personal stories of dedication, leadership, perseverance and academic or community achievements.

DUSON shines a spotlight on DNP student Alison Ross from Slave Lake, Alberta. Ross graduated this May.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

For many, conceiving a child is a special joy of life. For those who want to conceive but are unable, however, life can sometimes feel meaningless. Despite the emotional investment involved in reproduction and the millions who can't get pregnant or carry a baby to term, fertility is still a fairly untapped area of health care.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Elizabeth "Beth" Merwin is featured in the first DUSON 360 segment entitled "NIH Grant." In this segment, Merwin discusses her recent research grant award of nearly $3 million dollars.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Duke University School of Nursing’s Master of Science in Nursing Program is now accepting applications for the first adult endocrinology specialty for nurse practitioners in the United States.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

We’ve all seen the Facebook or YouTube video of a person who has just completed cancer treatment and is overcome with joy, ringing the bell and sounding the alarm that treatment is done. What often moves us, in addition to the patient’s celebration, are the joyful and sometimes tearful faces of the oncology nurses.

Oncology nurses are at the forefront of cancer care every step of the way – in explaining the diagnosis, administering treatments, managing side effects, supporting patients and their families, rejoicing during triumphs and offering words of comfort.

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