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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

There can be unintended consequences when doctors and med students volunteer to improve local health care. A new position paper offers up ethical guidance. (Read full story published on

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Planning to travel on official DUSON business?  

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

​OGACHI recently launched their first Global Conversation entitled "Global Health: Created a Shared Mental Model" led by Irene Felsman and Julie Cusatis. The purpose of these sessions are to help the DUSON community broaden their understanding of global health concepts and OGACHI initiatives. The next Global Conversation will take place in September, stay tuned for more information!

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Cyber Security is predominant in the headlines these days. With recent data breaches and the increase of hackers worldwide, it is essential to take measures to protect your phone and laptop whether traveling abroad or while at home. One simple way to protect yourself is to use a virtual private network (VPN) when connecting to the internet and using your devices. Doing so will secure and encrypt your communications and data which is particularly important when tapping into public networks. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has launched a new website ( for international travelers who are interested in applying for a Trusted Traveler Program to allow expedited processing into the USA.  Depending upon your travel needs, the Department of Homeland Security has several different Programs.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The Duke University School of Nursing and The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery at King’s College London have partnered to foster the promotion of research and greater inform the practice of professional nursing and midwifery. The schools will jointly administer a grants program and a pilot project award to cultivate innovative, scalable scientific inquiry.  The pilot project will form the basis of a larger research project and external funding will be sought. Interested faculty members submitted their applications earlier this year.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives invites you to join them for a panel discussion on "Nursing Leadership: Perspectives of Nurse Leaders in Three Countries" on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 12 to 1 p.m. in Pearson 1011. Panel guests include: Drs. Marion E.

Monday, September 25, 2017

The secretary general of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the Global Network will serve as the keynote presenter at the 10th Annual Dorothy L. Powell Global Health Lecture on Wednesday, October 25.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

MSN student Melissa Peterson is working with Dr. Kristin Schroeder at the Cancer Center at Bugando Medical Center in Mwanza, Tanzania. She is sharing her experience in a blog entitled "Experiences of an Oncology NP in Tanzania." Click here to read her blog.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

DUSON ABSN students were recently featured in the Duke Global Baton photo campaign. The Duke Global Baton is an Instagram photo project circling the globe for 90 days to showcase the Duke community's travels, adventures and daily lives around the world. All photos can be found at