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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The Duke University School of Nursing’s PhD Program recently received the 2018 Dean’s Award for Inclusive Excellence in Graduate Education. The PhD program was selected from a highly competitive pool of nominees for its consistent and intentional creation of an environment that demonstrates and is dedicated to exemplary inclusiveness and diversity in graduate education.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Duke University School of Nursing has been ranked the No.1 Doctor of Nursing Practice program by U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) in its 2019 Best Graduate Nursing Schools rankings. We were also named the number two Best Graduate Nursing Program and our Family Nurse Practitioner specialty was ranked number one!

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Duke University School of Nursing’s Institute for Educational Excellence will host the 8th annual Pursuing Radical Transformation in Nursing Education Conference March 22 and 23. This year’s theme is “The Science of Learning.”

Monday, March 12, 2018

Growing up in the crack cocaine epidemic of the 1980s and 1990s, PhD student Vanessa Curlee has witnessed firsthand the negative effects that substance abuse and mental illness can have on a community. Having personal experiences with individuals that suffer from addiction, she has witnessed how this disorder can destroy families and communities and hopes to find a way to improve the health of vulnerable populations.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Cheryl Rodgers, PhD, RN, CPNP, CPON, associate professor at Duke University School of Nursing, recently led the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Evidence-Based Practice Workshop at Duke University School of Nursing. COG is the world’s largest organization devoted to clinical development of new therapeutics for children and adolescents with cancer.

Monday, March 5, 2018

The Duke University School of Nursing’s Center for Nursing Research will host its first Summer Institute on Thursday, July 19 and Friday, July 20, 2018.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) will welcome alumni for the annual Nursing Reunion Weekend from April 12-13. Alumni who graduated in years ending in a 3 or 8 are encouraged to come back to reunite, reminisce and reconnect with classmates.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Many pediatric patients receiving care in primary care settings have mental health concerns that are difficult for primary care providers to diagnose and manage. It’s estimated that one in seven youth in the United States suffer from a behavioral concern or mental illness and research shows half of all lifetime cases of mental illness will begin by the age of 14. Once a mental illness develops, it may become more difficult to treat.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Debra Brandon, PhD, RN, CNS, FAAN, associate professor at Duke University School of Nursing, recently received the 2018 Samuel DuBois Cook Society Award. This award recognizes individuals who reflect in their work and academic pursuit the objectives to which Dr. Cook dedicated his professional life—social justice, mentoring and seeking to improve relations among people of all backgrounds.

Monday, February 19, 2018

At one time or another, most nursing students at Duke will come in contact with a dummy. Her name could be Victoria, and she might be about to go into labor. If all goes well, and even if it doesn’t, Victoria will live to see another day, and another, and another. Victoria is just one of our simulation manikins — part of our family, says Margie Molloy, DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE, assistant professor at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and director of the Center for Nursing Discovery (CND).

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