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On June 30 Duke officials signed a three-year agreement with the Wuhan University School of Public Health in China to collaborate in the fields of nursing and global health. Signed by Catherine L.

Duke University School of Nursing has received a $646,514 federal grant to provide distance-based education for rural nurses who want to become certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs).

A new study by Duke University faculty member Bei Wu, PhD, finds that older blacks and Mexican-Americans are more likely to have decayed and missing teeth than are non-Hispanic white individuals. They are also less likely to visit the dentist for checkups.

Mark Toles, PhD, RN, one of the two first graduates of the Duke University School of Nursing PhD degree program, is among seven individuals nationwide who have been named 2011-2013 Claire M. Fagin Fellows. The distinguished Claire M. Fagin Fellowship Program is part of the multi-million dollar Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity (BAGNC) Program that fosters expert researchers, academicians, and practitioners to lead the field of gerontological nursing and ultimately improve the care of older adults.

Ten undergraduates who are pursuing degrees in disciplines other than nursing at educational institutions across the country arrived at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) for a six-week in-residence experience as Making a Difference in Nursing II (MADIN II) Scholars. MADIN II is a federally-funded nursing workforce diversity program committed to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in nursing.

Faculty and staff from Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) helped create successful virtual poster sessions that won a 2011 Campus Technology Innovators Award.

In the seventh annual Campus Technology Innovators Award competition, ten winners were selected in six categories, out of 393 nominations submitted from higher education institutions around the globe. DUSON’s entry, called Immersive Virtual Poster Sessions, received the award in the Education Futurists category.

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) held its 2011 Hooding and Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, May 15, honoring its recent graduates. One hundred sixty-three students participated in the ceremony, representing the School’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and PhD degree programs.

At the Duke University School of Nursing annual awards ceremony on May 11, 2011, two of the School’s doctoral students were honored for their exemplary work.

Duke University School of Nursing honored two students in its master of science in nursing degree program for their service and scholarship at the School’s awards ceremony on May 11, 2011.

On May 11, 2011, Duke University School of Nursing held an awards ceremony where three faculty members were honored for their accomplishments.

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