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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Kirsten Corazzini, PhD, has been selected as a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging. The status of fellow is an acknowledgment of outstanding and continuing work in gerontology. Fellows are chosen from each of GSA’s four membership sections. Corazzini, who was selected for the Health Sciences section, received formal recognition of her status at a reception on November 15 during GSA’s 65th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, California.

Friday, November 30, 2012

The Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) have received a $1.245 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to increase the number of underrepresented WSSU minority nursing students who are prepared to transition to PhD programs in nursing and other related biomedical/behavioral science disciplines at Duke University.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) has received $4.3 million in annual funds from the National Institutes of Health, making it one of the top 10 nursing schools engaged in NIH-funded research in the past year.

During the same period the previous year, the school was ranked 15th in NIH funding; in 2010, it was 22nd. The school's rise in ranking is the largest this year among any nursing schools receiving NIH funds.

Friday, September 28, 2012

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and its Institute for Educational Excellence will host the fourth annual Pursuing Radical Transformation in Nursing Education Conference November 2 and 3. The sub-theme for this year’s gathering is "Preparing Faculty for the Challenge."

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.