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Jul 24, 2017

PhD student Jewel Scott and alumna Brittney Sullivan were recently featured in a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) blog post entitled "Five Nurses Share Why They Pursued Research Careers." Schools with research-focused PhD programs in nursing are now eligible to apply for the Future of...

Jul 21, 2017

PhD alumna Brittney van de Water (formerly Sullivan) was featured in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing "Nursing Science Transforms" campaign. The advocacy effort was launched to spotlight the critical work of nurse scientists and to call upon Congress to protect funding for federal...

Jul 05, 2017

PhD alumna Latefa Dardas published an article entitled "Ramadan Fasting and Diabetes Management among Muslims in the United States: An Exploratory Study" in the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs. Co-author includes an expert from Duke University Hospital.

Abstract: There is a lack of...

Jun 28, 2017

PhD alumna Brittney Sullivan recently published an article entitled "Barriers to initiating tuberculosis treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review focused on children and youth" in the June issue of the Journal of Global Health Action. Co-authors include experts from Duke Global...

Jun 07, 2017

Marion E. Broome, Michael Relf, Kirsten Corazzini and PhD student Jing Wang recently presented at the U.S.-Sino Nursing Forum hosted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. The three-day conference provided the opportunity to explore the variations, similarities, research endeavors...

May 19, 2017

PhD student Hanzhang Xu recently published an article entitled "The Impact of Residential Status on Cognitive Decline among Older Adults in China: Results from A Longitudinal Study" in the May issue of BioMed Central Geriatrics. Co-authors include experts from Duke Community and Family Medicine...

May 17, 2017

PhD alumni Hants Williams, Susan Silva, Leigh Ann Simmons and Paula Tanabe recently published an article entitled "A telephonic mindfulness-based intervention for persons with sickle cell disease: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial," in the May issue of the Trials.

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May 11, 2017

PhD student Rachel Hirschey is the first author and presenter of a poster at Oncology Nursing Society Congress held in Denver, Colorado, May 3-6. The poster is titled "Evidence Based Practice Collaboration between Nurse Scientists and Nurse Clinicians." Co-authors include: Jessica Meadows, BSN,...

May 02, 2017

Kudos to Dominique Bulgin and her mentor Paula Tanabe for the submission of their Sigma Theta Tau, International application entitled “ Understanding the Intersection of Stigma and Self-Management in Sickle Cell Disease." This proposal requests funds for a two-year period with a start date of...

Apr 28, 2017

DNP student Nichole Benson presented on her DNP project entitled "Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Care: A Readiness Needs Assessment" at the TriService Nursing Research Program's Research and Evidence-Based Practice Dissemination Course in Ellicott City, Md.

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