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Staff Accolades

Friday, October 10, 2014

Libby Joyce presented “2 ∞ & →” (To Infinite and Beyond) at the Southern Association for Institutional Research Conference held in Destin, Fla., October 4-7, 2014. The presentation included Kendrick Tatum from Duke University’s Office of Institutional Research and described the use of Tableau data visualization software across Duke’s campus and specifically within DUSON.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Congratulations to the recipients of the "2014-15 Commitment to Excellence" staff recognition award. This program celebrates staff who demonstrate the highest standards in their commitment to supporting our mission, vision and values. We thank those who consistently demonstrate excellence in what they do for our School community and encourage all faculty and staff to learn more about the program and how to nominate an outstanding staff member.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

At the 2014 national Education Summit sponsored by the National League for Nursing (NLN) and held in Phoenix, several members of the DUSON community were honored. Danielle (Dani) Rourke, an ABSN student who will complete the program in May 2015, was recognized as the winner of the Student Excellence Paper competition.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Jackie Gottlieb was invited to be the Director of the 2014 NCPMI (North Carolina Project Management Institute) Annual Conference that was held on September 19, 2014, at the Raleigh Convention Center. This is NCPMI’s premiere source of professional development for its 2800+ members. It was a day of records and firsts: highest conference attendance in its 16 years; largest sponsorship donations;  first-ever DemoFest; first time to offer game sessions. Jackie successfully led a core team of 11 volunteers who supported her vision and worked tirelessly to make it come to fruition.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Postdoctoral associate Jinhee Park received one of the highest scores among all students and postdoctoral students who submitted abstracts to the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science's State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research taking place September 18-20. Park co-authored the abstract, entitled "Relationship between Developmental Trajectory of Sleep-Wake States and Feeding Progression in Preterm Infants," with Susan Silva and Debra Brandon. About the abstract, Park says, "The achievement of oral feeding is a critical developmental task for preterm infants.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Duke School of Nursing housekeeper Shaleta Jones graduated from Duke Human Resource’s Office Staff Development Program on August 1, 2014. Read more

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Loretta Matters, MSN, RN, Associate Director of DUSON’s Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence (CGNE), has joined the DUHS Department of Advanced Clinical Practice as the part-time Director of Duke NICHE (Nurses Improving the Care for Healthsystem Elders).

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Duke University School of Nursing hosted its annual Student, Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 9, 2014. Several individuals were recognized in a variety of categories for their accomplishments and their contributions to the School of Nursing this year. (A recording of the ceremony is accessible to the Duke community at

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Constance Johnson, Katherine Pereira, Nancy Hassell, Janet Levy and Allison Vorderstrasse co-authored an article entitled "Feasibility and preliminary effects of a virtual environment for adults with type 2 diabetes: Pilot study" that has been published in JMIR (Journal of Medical Internet Research) Research Protocols.