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Mary Pauline “Polly” Johnson, MSN’80, RN, FAAN, is the recipient of the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award from Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON). Johnson is president and CEO of the Foundation for Nursing Excellence, an organization committed to improving health outcomes of North Carolina residents through policies and practices that enhance the practice of nursing. She will receive the award during a ceremony on Friday, April 20, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Duke University School of Nursing has selected Judy G. Ozbolt, BSN’67, PhD, RN, FAAN, to receive the 2012 Distinguished Alumna Award. She will receive the award during a ceremony on Friday, April 20, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the School of Nursing Auditorium.

Duke University School of Nursing has selected Gayle Bridges Harris, BSN’72, MPH, RN, to receive the 2012 Distinguished Alumna Award. Harris is the health director of the Durham County Health Department. With nearly forty years of service in the health department, Harris is involved in many important initiatives geared at promoting health to underserved populations. She will receive the award during a ceremony on Friday, April 20, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

A total of 175 students from Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University School of Medicine will convene March 21-22 at the School of Nursing to explore ways to promote optimal patient care and patient safety. 

Duke University School of Nursing is co-sponsoring the 2012 Beijing International Nursing Conference, June 7-10, 2012, in Beijing, China.

On February 7, 2012, Tine Hansen-Turton, MGA, JD, and Joanne M. Pohl, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, will give the 2012 Harriet Cook Carter Lecture on “Nurse-managed Health Centers: Linking Education, Research, Quality, and Practice” from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Duke University School of Nursing Auditorium. A reception will follow in Café DUSON. The lecture is free and open to the public, but space is limited.

On January 19, 2012, Barbara Nichols, former chief executive officer of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) International, will give the Fifth Annual Global Health Lecture on "Perspectives on Globalization and Health Policy" from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Duke University School of Nursing Auditorium.

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) ranks seventh among the nation’s online graduate nursing programs in the category of “faculty credentials and training,” according to the 2012 U.S. News and World Report rankings which were publically released today.

Duke University School of Nursing graduates gathered with friends, family, and members of the community at the Reynolds Theater in the Bryan Center on Saturday, December 10, 2011, for the Duke University School of Nursing Recognition Ceremony.

This year twenty-eight Master of Science in Nursing, fourteen Post-master's Certificate, and one Doctor of Nursing Practice students completed graduation requirements, joining sixty-one new Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) graduates to celebrate a milestone in their professional careers.

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