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Staff Accolades

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Laverne Myers is the recipient of the 10th-annual Susan B. Clark Administrative Leadership Award. She is executive assistant to Elizabeth Merwin, PhD, RN, FAAN, executive vice dean of the School of Nursing.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Duke Office of the Provost held a forum on Race, Community, and the Pursuit of Justice on March 3 at the Penn Pavilion. The purpose of the forum was to bring together participants coming from multiple vantage points, activists, scholars, and police officers to help better understand the significant tensions that exist between law enforcement and communities of color.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Congratulations to NaShonda Thomas on being recognized for her 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.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Rosa Solorzano was recently featured in an article with the Office for Institutional Equity on her Equity, Diversity and Inclusion award.

Click here to read more.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Melissa Batchelor-Murphy, Eleanor McConnell, Susan Silva, and Angel Barnes recently published an article entitled "Experimental Comparison of Efficacy for Three Handfeeding Techniques in Dementia" in t

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Loretta Matters, Heidi White and Jennifer Gentry were invited to present a program they developed to assist all staff in having “meaningful conversations” with patients and families through the efforts of HOPE (Health Optimization Program for Elders) (Heidi White), Duke NICHE (Loretta Matters) and the DUHS Palliative Care team (Jennifer Gentry) at the North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association 2017 Annual Convention and Expo.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Congratulations to Keysha Hall and Vickey Keathley 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.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Rosa Solorzano received the Office for Institutional Equity (OIE) Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Award at the annual Samuel DuBois Cook Society Award Dinner on February 21. The OIE award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated behavior or led initiatives that foster equity, diversity and inclusion.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Stephanie Brantley and Laura Fogle recently presented a poster session on engaging students in the online environment at the Virginia Tech Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research 9th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy in Virginia.

Their work highlighted best practices and recommendations for implementation including strategies implemented by Julia Walker, Rosa Solorzano, and Terry Valiga.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Congratulations to Wendy Conklin on being recognized for her 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.