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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Alumna Sally Rankin, MSN’78, and her husband, Rev. William W.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) will lead a national research study about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training conducted by Marilyn Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing and director of Evaluation and Educational Research.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Brennan Davis’s first two nights volunteering in Clinic 2A were pretty quiet—uneventful actually. But the third time truly was the charm for the Duke master of science in nursing (MSN) degree student. That’s when a patient with a laceration on one of his fingers came into the clinic, giving Davis the chance to practice a few new skills.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Marilyn Hockenberry, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, Bessie Baker Professor of Nursing at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), has been appointed as Associate Dean for Research for the Office of Research Affairs (ORA) at DUSON effective Tuesday, September 1. The ORA provides the resources needed to support knowledge and discovery that further the science of nursing.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The ADAPT Center awarded Tracey Yap a small grant for her study entitled "Adaptive and Technical Challenges Associated with Use of Nursing Home Resident Monitoring Technology in Pressure Ulcer Prevention: A Pilot Study." This research addresses the unacceptably high rates of pressure ulcers acquired in U.S. nursing homes.

Friday, September 4, 2015

The ADAPT Center awarded Eleanor Stevenson a small grant for her study entitled "Understanding Adaptive Challenges Associated with Male-factor Infertility." This study is a new investigation for the principal investigator in an area where little is understood about the adaptive behaviors utilized by men who have recently been diagnosed with male-f

Friday, August 28, 2015

Her advice to nurse researchers is simple: “Do what you are passionate about, and it will sustain you through the rejections and setbacks until you achieve your goals and the success that you desire.”

Throughout her more than 40-year career, Diane Holditch-Davis has followed that advice. On August 31, she steps down from the role of Associate Dean, Research Affairs for the Duke University School of Nursing and begins her transition toward retirement at the end of December.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The ADAPT Center awarded Isaac Lipkus a small grant for his study entitled "Feasibility Trial of Use of Biomarker Feedback in Dual Smoker Couples." The over-arching aim of this research program is to explore effects of biomarker feedback as an adaptive intervention for dual smoking couples.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, East Carolina University, Cone Health, Carolinas Healthcare System and the Pi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority are joining forces to host “Improving the Health of Individuals and Families Living with Sickle Cell” on September 11 and 12 in Durham.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) has selected Brian Douthit, RN, as the recipient of the fall 2015 Nursing Informatics Scholarship. Douthit, new to DUSON, will complete his master of science in nursing with the Nursing Informatics major in 2017. The scholarship covers up to $20,000 in tuition per year for two years.