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May 14, 2018

PhD student Yufen Lin recently received a $225 scholarship to attend the TRUE Leadership Conference in Pennsylvania. 

TRUE Leadership is an international student leadership conference that features speakers, presentations and networking. Attendees will be challenged physically, mentally,...

May 07, 2018

PhD student Roy Thompson recently received a $225 scholarship to attend the TRUE Leadership Conference in Pennsylvania. 

TRUE Leadership is an international student leadership conference that features speakers, presentations and networking. Attendees will be challenged physically,...

Apr 25, 2018

PhD student Kaboni Gondwe was recently featured in an article entitled "Kaboni Gondwe: From a helpless orphan to PhD" published in The Nation. 

Kaboni Gondwe, 34, lost her father when she was three years old. She lost her mother at 11 years old. She had challenges coping with the loss of...

Apr 20, 2018

PhD student Hanzhang Xu recently published an article entitled "Residential Mobility and Cognitive Function Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults in China" in Research on Aging. Co-authors include Truls Ostbye, Matthew Dupre, Allison Vorderstrasse and Bei Wu. 

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Objectives: To...

Apr 17, 2018

PhD student Dominique Bulgin and Paula Tanabe recently published an article entitled "Stigma of Sickle Cell Disease: A Systematic Review" in Issues in Mental Health Nursing. Co-authors include experts from UNC-Chapel Hill. 

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The aim of this systematic review was to...

Apr 16, 2018

Congratulations to PhD student Cherie Conley and her sponsor Isaac Lipkus who has received an NINR NRSA (F31) award, for her proposal entitled "Peer Support Dyads in an Obesity Prevention Program in African American Churches." The project has been awarded $60,807 with a start date of April 1,...

Apr 12, 2018

Congratulations to Sharron Docherty on being appointed as Director for the PhD in Nursing Program, effective July 1, 2018. 

Thank you to Debra Brandon for her numerous contributions to the PhD Program as director from 2011-2017 and Janice Humphreys for her service as interim director over...

Apr 09, 2018

PhD student Gabrielle Harris and her mentor, Janet Prvu Bettger, recently published an article entitled "Parenting after stroke: a systematic review" in Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 

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Background Stroke is a leading cause of disability in the United States, resulting in...

Apr 04, 2018

PhD student Yufen Lin was recently offered a spot on the 2018-2019 Brain & Society Bass Connections team entitled "Expressive Writing for Resilience in Adult Pediatric Oncology Survivors and Their Caregivers." The program has two parts: ongoing work in the following fall and spring semesters...

Apr 04, 2018

Congratulations to PhD student Heeyeon Son and her sponsor Sharron Docherty who have received an American Cancer Society (ACS) Award, for her proposal entitled "Family Communication in Pediatric Palliative Care in Korea." The project has been awarded $30,000 for a two-year period with a start...

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