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Thursday, June 13, 2013

During the summer, many Duke University School of Nursing students, faculty, staff and alumni travel throughout the world to participate in academic partnerships, community service and research initiatives.

To help capture the School’s growing presence around the world, members of the DUSON community are encouraged to document their travels and experiences and share their photos as part of the "Our Global Summer" photo essay contest.

The contest has been extended until September 30!

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

(From Winter 2013 Duke Nursing magazine)

By Angela Spivey

During her clinical rotation at the WATCH Mobile Medical Unit, Duke MSN student Chan Wu diagnoses and treats people with diabetes, asthma, HIV, and more.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Duke School of Nursing Assistant Professor Dr. Kathy Wood returns for the second year of DukeEngage in Lebanon with seven Duke undergraduate students. Dr. Wood, who serves as the program leader, said the Duke students will be partnering with a Lebanese service organization, Unite Lebanon Youth Project (ULYP), for their six weeks in Lebanon; the group will be there from June 12 until August 9.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Where would you find a discharge nurse in Australia, a physician in the UK, a chemical engineer in India, a clinic administrator in Vietnam and an accounting professor in Kuwait hard at work considering novel solutions to common problems like poly-pharmacy? There is really only one place: inside Duke University School of Nursing’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship.” Developed and co-taught by Dr. Marilyn M. Lombardi of Duke University School of Nursing and Dr.

Friday, May 10, 2013

The Nightingales, the School’s first a cappella group, performed “America the Beautiful” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone” as part of the awards ceremony on May 9.

Duke University School of Nursing celebrated another year of excellence and achievement last week.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Drs. Janet Prvu Bettger and Frank Titch have been selected as DUSON Teaching Fellows for 2013-2014. The Teaching Fellowship program at DUSON recognizes the importance of teaching, advances the pedagogical expertise of faculty, and provides opportunities for select faculty to continually develop that expertise in ways that will have a significant impact on the practice and science of nursing education.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Gerontology has been an area of particular focus and strength within the School of Nursing since the 1960’s, when faculty member Dr. Virginia Stone established the nation’s first gerontological master degree program for nurses interested in caring for older adults.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Duke University School of Nursing recognizes distinguished alumni, faculty and friends for their significant contributions to the School and the Nursing Community at large. Awards are presented annually during Nursing Reunion Weekend. Below are the recipients of this year’s awards.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Duke University School of Nursing alumni who graduated in years ending in 3 or 8 will celebrate Reunion Weekend 2013 on Friday, April 12, and Saturday, April 13. Scheduled events include an open house, an awards presentation, the Distinguished Contributions to Nursing Science address, an update on the School of Nursing, a session with students, a moderated panel discussion, and a program on avoiding injuries while exercising.

Monday, April 1, 2013

(From Winter 2013 Duke Nursing magazine)

By Jim Rogalski

For Julie Barroso, it was watching a dietary aid cautiously push a food tray into an AIDS patient’s room with her foot.

For James “Les” Harmon, it was the compassion of caregivers he witnessed while volunteering at an AIDS hospice in San Francisco.

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