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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” said Nelson Mandela.

Monday, August 15, 2016

An estimated 90,000 to 100,000 people, mainly African Americans, in the United States are affected by sickle cell disease (SCD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sickle cells – red blood cells that become hard and sticky and look like a c-shaped farm tool called a sickle – can cause mild to severe pain, infection and other complications.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Eun-Ok Im, PhD, MPH, RN, CNS, FAAN, Mary T. Champagne Professor of Nursing Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), received a nearly $3 million research grant award from the National Institutes of Health for her study “To Enhance Breast Cancer Survivorship of Asian Americans.” The award is for a five-year period that began June 1, 2016, and ends May 31, 2021.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Michael Cary, PhD, RN, assistant professor for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), is the first nurse from the School to be selected to participate in the Duke Clinical and Translational Sciences Award (CTSA) Research Career Development Award Program to fund his study titled “Chronic Conditions Associated with Hospital Readmission Among Hip Fracture Patients Discharged from Inpatient Reha

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Margaret “Midge” Bowers, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CHFN, A.A.C.C., FAANP, associate professor and faculty coordinator of the Adult Nurse Practitioner major and lead faculty of the Cardiovascular specialty for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), received an award of nearly $200,000 to carry out her research project titled “Nurse-led Models of Care” from July 1, 2016, to June 30, 20

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The National Institute of Nursing Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, recently awarded Ryan Shaw, PhD, RN, assistant professor for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), almost $480,000 for his study titled “From Episodic to Real-Time Care in Diabetes Self-Management.” The study will run for a three-year period.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Jewel Scott, MSN, FNP, RN, is a 2016 recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Future of Nursing Scholar at Johnson & Johnson grant that will support her research in the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) PhD program. The scholarship is funded by RWJF to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

For decades Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) has been committed to investing resources in recruiting and graduating nurses from diverse populations in an effort to help build a nursing workforce that reflects society.

Monday, July 18, 2016

The 2016-2020 strategic planning process began in the fall of 2015 and involved leaders from many levels within the Duke School of Nursing, University and Health System.

Friday, July 15, 2016

By: Kelly Jasiura

Alison Edie, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, assistant professor for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), has been selected to be the lead faculty of the School's Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program's Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) major.