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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.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Welcome School of Nursing students, faculty and staff to the 2015-2016 school year!

With an early estimated 68 Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN), 158 Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), 25 Nurse Anesthesia, 25 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and 25 Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students joining our diverse DUSON community, we are delighted to assist you on your journey to becoming nursing leaders.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Since its beginning in 2012, the Duke University School of Nursing ADAPT Center has been promoting innovative research focused on managing and minimizing changes in cognition and emotional symptom responses to chronic illness. And with more than 70 investigators from a variety of disciplines and centers, the Center is taking its efforts to the next level with new leadership, a focus on measures and methods and new initiatives.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Kirsten Corazzini, PhD, FGSA, associate professor of nursing and senior fellow at Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, received a Fulbright-Schuman Fellowship Award to research how registered nurses in two European Union (EU) countries – Sweden and the United Kingdom – accomplish person-centered care in regards to frail older adults in residential long-term care with assistive caregivers.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) selected Sarah Free as its 2015 Duke University Scholar. Each summer the School selects a degree seeking student from the ABSN, MSN or DNP program to receive a full-tuition University scholarship. The student is selected by the associate dean for academic affairs with input from ABSN, MSN and DNP program directors.