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Monday, June 11, 2018

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) recently announced the appointment of Sharron Docherty, PhD, PNP-BC, FAAN, associate professor as the director of the School’s PhD program.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Last year the faculty of Duke University School of Nursing embarked on a collaboration with the faculty of Midwifery & Palliative Care at King’s College London, to cultivate innovative partnerships that foster the promotion of nursing and midwifery research. The Advancement of Nursing Science fund was established to support two stages of collaboration between researchers – the first for travel between institutions, and the second for the development of pilot research projects, which should form the basis of a larger research project for which external funding will be sought.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The Duke Elder Family/Caregiver Training (DEFT) Center was created to train, educate and empower individuals in their role as caregivers of homebound older adults.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

With a large number of the U.S. population aging, it is important that there are congressional policies in place to provide the best possible quality of life and care for this population.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Three Duke University School Of Nursing (DUSON) students were recently awarded scholarships to supplement their educational journey in improving quality of life and healthcare outcomes for oncology patients. MSN student Katerina Kafkas, DNP student Joni Watson and DNP student Darcy Burbage were all awarded scholarships from the American Cancer Society and Oncology Nursing Society Foundation.

Monday, May 7, 2018

In celebration of the nursing profession and National Nurses Week, Duke University School of Nursing students and alumni share with us what inspired them to pursue nursing as a career.

National Nurses Week is an opportunity for communities to recognize the full range of nurses’ contributions. It’s celebrated in honor of Florence Nightingale who is considered to be the founder of modern nursing.

Join us as we honor nurses who are leaders improving the quality of health care!

Monday, May 7, 2018

Watch Graduation Live!

Congratulations to all of the students who will participate in graduation exercises on Sunday, May 13, at 5 p.m.

The graduation will be held at the Duke University Chapel located at 401 Chapel Drive in Durham, N.C. Refreshments will be served immediately following the ceremony.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Sharron Docherty, PhD, PNP-BC, FAAN, associate professor, and her co-principle investigator, Christopher Cox, MD, associate professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, were recently awarded $497,832 from the National Institutes of Health – National Institute of Nursing Research for their project entitled “Needs and triggers: Improving intensive care unit-based palliative care de

Monday, April 23, 2018

Sue Schneider, PhD, RN, AOCN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, associate professor at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) was recently appointed to the Biden Cancer Initiative board of directors, along with other experts in healthcare, business, finance and technology.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Duke University School of Nursing has selected Jamilah Harris and Julie Aly as the recipients of the 2018 Nursing Informatics Scholarships. Congratulations to Harris and Aly, who will each receive $20,000 to be distributed over two years.