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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Susan Schneider, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, associate professor and faculty lead for the graduate oncology specialty at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), assumed the role of president of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) effective in April for a two-year term. Schneider was elected as president-elect last year for a one-year team.

Friday, May 20, 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 Carmen Shaw from Charlotte, NC. Carmen graduated this May.

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

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The month of May isn’t just about recognizing mothers and nurses. It is also designated as Older Americans Month. This is a time to acknowledge the perennial contributions of older adults to our nation. This year’s theme is “Blaze a Trail,” which hopes to raise awareness on important issues facing older adults such as civic engagement, finances and wellness.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

The National Institutes of Health, the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world, recently awarded Elizabeth “Beth” Merwin, PhD, RN, FAAN, Ann Henshaw Gardiner Professor of Nursing and executive vice-dean of Duke University School of Nursing and her team, nearly $3 million for her study entitled “Reducing Health Disparities in SMI, Rural and Minority Populations.” The study will run for a four-

Friday, May 6, 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 Gina Wilson from Harrisburg, NC. Wilson will graduate in May 2016.

Friday, May 6, 2016

For more than 25 years, we have celebrated one of the largest segments of the U.S. workforce as a whole – NURSES. National Nurses Week is celebrated in honor of Florence Nightingale who is considered to be the founder of modern nursing.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Congratulations to the more than 270 Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON)students – 72 from the ABSN program, 141 from the MSN  and Certificate program, 59 from the DNP program and one from the PhD program – who will participate in graduation exercises on Sunday, May 15, at 4 p.m. Click here to watch live.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and the ADAPT Center, which is a National Institute of Nursing Research/National Institute of Health funded Center of Excellence, presents the "Researcher Spotlight: Cognitive Science in Chronic Illness" on Friday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the School in Pearson 1014.

Friday, April 22, 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 Monika Duitch from Rochester, MN. Duitch will graduate in May 2016.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

A mix of anxiousness, nervousness and excitement filled room 1103 at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) last week as five contestants stood before a panel of shark investors to present their projects that could enhance the quality of life for patients and bring pioneering methods to clinical practice, education and research.

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