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Friday, August 28, 2015

Her advice to nurse researchers is simple: “Do what you are passionate about, and it will sustain you through the rejections and setbacks until you achieve your goals and the success that you desire.”

Throughout her more than 40-year career, Diane Holditch-Davis has followed that advice. On August 31, she steps down from the role of Associate Dean, Research Affairs for the Duke University School of Nursing and begins her transition toward retirement at the end of December.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The ADAPT Center awarded Isaac Lipkus a small grant for his study entitled "Feasibility Trial of Use of Biomarker Feedback in Dual Smoker Couples." The over-arching aim of this research program is to explore effects of biomarker feedback as an adaptive intervention for dual smoking couples.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, East Carolina University, Cone Health, Carolinas Healthcare System and the Pi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority are joining forces to host “Improving the Health of Individuals and Families Living with Sickle Cell” on September 11 and 12 in Durham.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) has selected Brian Douthit, RN, as the recipient of the fall 2015 Nursing Informatics Scholarship. Douthit, new to DUSON, will complete his master of science in nursing with the Nursing Informatics major in 2017. The scholarship covers up to $20,000 in tuition per year for two years.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Welcome School of Nursing students, faculty and staff to the 2015-2016 school year!

With an early estimated 68 Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN), 158 Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), 25 Nurse Anesthesia, 25 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and 25 Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students joining our diverse DUSON community, we are delighted to assist you on your journey to becoming nursing leaders.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Since its beginning in 2012, the Duke University School of Nursing ADAPT Center has been promoting innovative research focused on managing and minimizing changes in cognition and emotional symptom responses to chronic illness. And with more than 70 investigators from a variety of disciplines and centers, the Center is taking its efforts to the next level with new leadership, a focus on measures and methods and new initiatives.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Kirsten Corazzini, PhD, FGSA, associate professor of nursing and senior fellow at Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, received a Fulbright-Schuman Fellowship Award to research how registered nurses in two European Union (EU) countries – Sweden and the United Kingdom – accomplish person-centered care in regards to frail older adults in residential long-term care with assistive caregivers.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) selected Sarah Free as its 2015 Duke University Scholar. Each summer the School selects a degree seeking student from the ABSN, MSN or DNP program to receive a full-tuition University scholarship. The student is selected by the associate dean for academic affairs with input from ABSN, MSN and DNP program directors.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Kristen Elmore, BSN, RN, and Ethan Cicero, BSN, RN, are among the 46 nurses around the country to receive the 2015 Future of Nursing Scholars program award, which will support their work in the School’s PhD program. The scholarship is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) in partnership with the Durham VA Medical Center (VAMC) receives grant for the Veterans Affairs Nursing Partnership Graduate Education (VANP-GE) Program. DUSON is one of six nursing schools nationwide selected for the program through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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