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Staff Accolades

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Phyllis Kennel and Ernie Rushing recently graduated from the Duke University Leadership Academy. The academy is a 12-month program that offers emerging leaders from across the university the opportuntiy to participate in a unique development initiative based on teh Fuqua/Coach K Center for Leadership & Ethics leadership model.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Twelve faculty, staff and students volunteered at a recent Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) performance for children with special needs. The performance of the Grinch that Stole Christmas was produced and offered in a modified version to enable individuals with special needs/disabilities to enjoy the musical as well as allow families an opportunity to have a special experience.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

​Danett Cantey recently became a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) after passing her certification exam. Certification of individuals is an internationally recognized method of demonstrating quality to consumers and industries.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Jane Blood-Siegfried recently received the Community Service Award from the Checago Bright-Sawo Foundation for her work with Project Liberia Ebola. Blood-Siegfried worked with Liberian Duke nurse Amanda Mathies to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to Liberia.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

​Danett Cantey and Clinical Instructor Velinda Chapman recently completed a poster presentation entitled "HI I CARE: Applying a Safe Patient Care Mnemonic for First Simulation Experiences" at the South Eastern Nurse Educator Symposium (SENSES) Conference.

 

Friday, December 2, 2016

Rosa Solorzano recently presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Convention and World Language Expo in Boston.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

More than 14 faculty, staff and PhD students presented at the 2016 Gerontological Society of American (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA. According to GSA, more than 3,600 international experts attended thr premier gathering of gerontologists from both the United States and around the world. Attendees participated in over 450 scientific sessions including symposia, paper and poster presentations.

The following faculty, staff and PhD students presented at the conference:

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Staff member Keysha Hall recently ran her first marathon at the 46th TCS New York City Marathon. Known as the largest marathon in the world, Hall was joined by more than 51,000 runners. The race takes place through five New York City (NYC) boroughs and across five bridges. On race day, Hall had to endure gusty winds, cold temperatures, hills and maintain her pace.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Ryan Shaw, Michele Kuszajewski and Margie Molloy were recently featured in the News & Observer in an article entitled "Duke officials test, refine robot-nurse." The robot-nurse is a first-generation nursing robot that DUSON and the Duke Pratt School of Engineering students are collaborating on to build and refine.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Irene Felsman published an article entitled "Supporting Health and Well-Being for Resettled Refugee Women: The Global Women's Group" in Creative Nursing.