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Friday, June 13, 2014

Two Duke University School of Nursing faculty members brought science out of the text books and into hands-on activities for students at area high schools for DNA Day. 

Karin Reuter Rice and Jennifer Dungan helped sophomores, juniors and seniors get excited about DNA and related career opportunities through activities and sharing personal experiences of their careers in healthcare and genetics research. 

Friday, June 6, 2014

Five DUSON Oncology students this year received nearly one third of the Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nurse Practice awarded by the American Cancer Society (ACS). In addition, two students who received ACS scholarships last year, were awarded a second year of renewed funding for their education.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Assistant Professor Ryan Shaw, PhD, RN, is exploring how one of the most intriguing and cutting-edge pieces of technology, Google Glass, can help improve patient care. Launched last year by Google, this wearable computer weighs about 1.8 ounces and looks like a pair of glasses. In many ways, the device is like a smartphone but almost completely hands free. The user can check email, search for directions and take videos and photos but with all the information displayed on a “screen” that is in the wearer’s peripheral vision.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

ABSN student Danielle Rourke is the national winner of the National League of Nursing (NLN) essay contest. Her essay was chosen among numerous other entries from students enrolled at schools named as Centers of Excellence by the NLN.

Friday, May 23, 2014

The Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner majors at Duke University School of Nursing will be launching a distance-based study option in addition to its classroom-based programs allowing nurses from across the country to access these specialized programs for the first time.  The new study option begins in the fall 2014 semester. 

Friday, May 23, 2014
Dr. Marilyn Oermann and Dr. Bei Wu have been named as distinguished professors at Duke University School of Nursing. These appointments are in recognition of their distinguished contributions in nursing education, research and health care.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

In observance of Memorial Day, Duke University School of Nursing expresses its deep appreciation for not only the members of the United States Armed Forces who died in service to our country but their loved ones as well.

Duke School of Nursing’s partnership with the United States Armed Forces developed during World War II when the United States Public Health Service rallied for an increase in school of nursing enrollments to train more nurses for military, health, and civilian service.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Four Duke University School of Nursing faculty members have been selected for induction as Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP). Drs. Rémi Hueckel, Melanie Mabrey, Valerie Sabol and Margaret “Midge” Bowers will be inducted at the Association’s annual conference in Nashville on June 19.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Marion E. Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, a nationally renowned leader in the nursing field, has been named dean of the Duke University School of Nursing. In addition, Broome will become associate vice president of academic affairs for nursing at Duke University Health System (DUHS).

Broome, currently dean of Indiana University School of Nursing, will join Duke on Aug. 1, 2014.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

ABSN Student Danielle Rourke’s essay was chosen as the DUSON nominee for the National League for Nursing’s (NLN) student essay competition.

In 2013, Duke School of Nursing was named a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the NLN in the category of “Creating Environments that Promote the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty.” All Center of Excellence schools were asked to invite their students to write essays about excellence in nursing education, what they think fosters excellence and what it means to them to be part of a COE school.