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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.

Apr 28, 2017

PhD student Deanna Befus recently presented at the Bass Connections program on N.C. Medicaid Reform: A Bipartisan Path Forward. Leigh Ann Simmons participated as faculty in the project.

The Bass Connections Medicaid Reform Advisory Team combines Duke's expertise in public policy, law,...

Apr 21, 2017

PhD student Latefa Dardas, Susan Silva, Devon Noonan and Leigh Ann Simmons published an article entitled "Studying Depression Among Arab Adolescents: Methodological Considerations, Challenges, and Lessons Learned from Jordan" in the American Psychological Association PsycNet.

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Apr 14, 2017

PhD alumni Dalmacio "Dennis" Flores has been selected to receive the Forever Duke Student Leadership Award from Duke Alumni Affairs. The award recognizes graduating students from across campus who embody the "Forever Duke" spirit in their service to the university. Recipients are individuals of...

Apr 14, 2017

Congratulations to PhD student Kristin Wainwright and her mentors Sharron Docherty, Beth Merwin and Jennifer Dungan who have received an award for their NIH NRSA Fellowship proposal entitled “Specific and Pervasive Symptoms in Adults with Multiple Sclerosis Using the MURDOCK-MS Dataset: A...

Apr 14, 2017

Kudos to PhD student Gabrielle Harris and her advisors for the submission of her NIH NRSA Fellowship application entitled "Parenting Post-Stroke: The Role of Race and Gender in the Association of Parental Stress with Health Status." This proposal requests funds for a three-year period with a...

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