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Friday, March 21, 2014

(From Winter 2014 Duke Nursing magazine)

By Jim Rogalski

After six months of frequent visits to the island, diabetes patients saw their average weight, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), and HbA1c (a measure of prolonged glucose levels) all drop. They reported feeling greater confidence in their ability to self-manage their disease and came away feeling they had discovered a valuable social support system.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Duke University School of Nursing will welcome alumni for the annual Nursing Reunion Weekend from April 10 to 12. Alumni who graduated from years ending in 4 and 9 along with the Half Century Club, which represents classes from 1933 to 1963, return to Duke to reconnect with friends and witness the ongoing growth and success of the School. Click here to register.

Friday, February 21, 2014

(From Winter 2014 Duke Nursing magazine)

By Jim Rogalski

Located in the far Southeast Alaskan panhandle, off the coast of Ketchikan—a cruise ship haven—Prince of Wales Island doesn’t immediately conjure images of the wild Alaskan frontier of Jack London lore.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Click here for Dr. Amabile's live webcast presentation.

Teresa Amabile, PhD, the Edsel Bryant Ford Professor at Harvard Business School, is the 2014 Harriet Cook Carter keynote speaker at Duke University School of Nursing. She will be speaking about “The Progress Principle,” a book based on her research of what really makes people happy, motivated, productive and creative at work.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Leslie Mancuso gave an impassioned speech on the impact nurses can have on community health during the Dorothy L. Powell 7th Annual Global Health Lecture and Symposium.

Dr. Mancuso, the CEO and president of Jhpiego a global nonprofit dedicated to saving the lives of women and families,  introduced herself as “first and foremost a nurse” and outlined how nurses are making important and lifesaving changes in areas around the world.                              

Friday, January 24, 2014

Internationally recognized nursing scholar and researcher Margarete Sandelowski, PhD, RN, FAAN, will be the featured speaker at the Duke University School of Nursing ADAPT Center and Office of Research Affairs’ “Journal Club” on Wednesday, February 5. The presentation, “Mixed-Methods Research and the Binary that Continues to Bind,” will be held in the Clipp Research Building, Room 1017 from 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Dr. Ryan Shaw’s commitment to fitness and health is evident when you first meet him. Lean and athletic, Dr. Shaw is known around Duke School of Nursing for running marathons. He even trained for a Half-Ironman Triathlon while working on his dissertation.

“It was a source of stress relief for me,” Dr. Shaw said with a laugh.

One of the newest faculty members at the School of Nursing, Dr. Shaw’s research is focused on health, chronic diseases and how new technology can help bridge the gap between patient and health care provider.

Friday, January 17, 2014
Teaching Conversations
Bring your lunch and join the Institute for Educational Excellence from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, January 21, Pearson 1009 for featured presenter Ethan Cicero, who will be be speaking about the topic ”Teaching Students to Care for Transgender Patients and Families.”
Friday, January 17, 2014

An updated version of the Faculty Handbook has been posted online. All changes are listed in the revisions document.  Please notify your faculty and ask them to refresh their browser when they first visit the site to ensure they are viewing the most recent version of the document. Please contact if you have any questions.

Friday, January 17, 2014

In recognition of their profession’s commitment to exceptional patient care, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are celebrating the 15th annual National Nurse Anesthetists Week, January 19-25, with this year’s theme of “Our Priority. Our Passion. Our Patients.”