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Friday, September 23, 2016

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) recently held its first Arnold P. Gold Foundation-American Association of Colleges of Nursing (Gold-AACN) White Coat Ceremony with more than 70 accelerated bachelor of science in nursing (ABSN) students to celebrate Commitment to Excellence.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Tracey Yap, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, FAAN, associate professor for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and senior fellow in the Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development, received a research grant of nearly $3 million from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Nursing Research for her study titled “Preventing pressure ulcers with repositioning frequency and precipitating factors.” The study will be fu

Monday, September 12, 2016

Jennie C. De Gagne, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, associate professor, and Valerie K. Sabol, PhD, ACNPBC, GNPBC, CNE, FAANP, professor and chair of the Health Care in Adult Populations Division, both for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), will be inducted as fellows in the National League for Nursing (NLN) Academy of Nursing Education on September 23 in Orlando, Florida.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) selected Asma Agad as its 2016 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.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives recently welcomed 21 students representing Barbados, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands and the Philippines. These students were joined by seven DUSON students for the inaugural two-week N555 course entitled “Exploring Patterns of Global Health and Illness.”

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Marion E. Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean and Ruby Wilson Professor of Nursing for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), vice chancellor for Nursing Affairs for Duke University and associate vice president for Academic Affairs for Nursing for Duke University Health System, will join six other Duke University women deans on Monday, September 12, at 4 p.m.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” said Nelson Mandela.

Monday, August 15, 2016

An estimated 90,000 to 100,000 people, mainly African Americans, in the United States are affected by sickle cell disease (SCD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sickle cells – red blood cells that become hard and sticky and look like a c-shaped farm tool called a sickle – can cause mild to severe pain, infection and other complications.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Eun-Ok Im, PhD, MPH, RN, CNS, FAAN, Mary T. Champagne Professor of Nursing Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), received a nearly $3 million research grant award from the National Institutes of Health for her study “To Enhance Breast Cancer Survivorship of Asian Americans.” The award is for a five-year period that began June 1, 2016, and ends May 31, 2021.