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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Duke University Schools of Nursing and Medicine are among 13 U.S. schools partnering with Rwanda’s Ministry of Health to build a high-quality and sustainable health system in Rwanda. The seven-year Rwanda Human Resources for Health (HRH) Program was announced by former U.S. President Bill Clinton in Rwanda in late July.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Since June 9, Duke University School of Nursing faculty member Dr. Kathryn Wood has been in Beirut, Lebanon with a group of five Duke University students–pre-med, global health, and biomedical engineering majors–as part of an eight-week DukeEngage service project in partnership with researchers at the American University in Beirut.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Duke University Hospital and Health System is among five hospitals in the country that will participate in a four-year, $200 million project by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services designed to dramatically increase the number of advanced practice nurses providing primary care in underserved areas.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

From July 7 to August 11, 2012, Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is hosting five undergraduate and two graduate students from Wuhan University in China for an international study tour that has been coordinated by the Office of Global and Communuity Health Initiatives (OGACHI) at DUSON.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Elizabeth “Beth” Merwin, PhD, RN, FAAN, joined Duke University School of Nursing as Executive Vice-Dean, effective July 1, 2012. As the School’s first Executive Vice-Dean, Dr. Merwin will provide senior leadership to the School’s academic and research enterprises and direct the integration of the operational activities of these areas. "Dr.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) has selected Kevin Momber as its University Scholar for academic year 2012-2013. Momber, who worked at Duke University Hospital in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), is pursuing a master of science degree in nurse anesthesia at Duke.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Institute for Educational Excellence at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) has named Drs. Helen Gordon, Sharon Hawks, and Kathy Trotter as its Teaching Fellows for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Teaching Fellowship program at DUSON provides opportunities for select faculty to continually develop their expertise in ways that will have a significant impact on the practice and science of nursing education.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Four School of Nursing doctoral students have been named Jonas Scholars by the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence.

PhD students Courtney Caiola, MSN, MPH, RN, and D. Dennis Flores, MSN, ACRN, have been selected to receive grants from the Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program, which aims to increase the number of doctorally prepared faculty available to teach in nursing schools nationwide.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Linda L. Davis, Ann Henshaw Gardiner Professor of Nursing at Duke University School of Nursing, has been named Professor Emerita of Nursing at Duke University. She will retire in July 2012 but will continue work on a grant to help the U.S. Army develop a data collection instrument to identify emergence delirium in wounded warriors. Dr.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Seven Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) faculty graduated from doctor of nursing (DNP) degree programs this spring, bringing the number of doctorally-prepared full-time regular-rank faculty to seventy-two out of a total of seventy-nine. This represents an increase of doctorally-prepared faculty from seventy-seven percent in 2010 to ninety-one percent in 2012.

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