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Nov 21, 2017

DNP alumnae Priscilla Ramseur and Becky McKenzie were recently selected to participate in the Leadership North Carolina (LNC) program. Ramseur and McKenzie were among 55 civic and community leaders from across the state who were accepted to form the 2017-2018 class for Leadership North Carolina...

Nov 21, 2017

DNP alumna Jennifer Franklin and Kathleen Turner recently published an article entitled "The evaluation of the implementation of the vascular preventative bundle and development of suggested interventions for improvement and sustainability" in the Journal of Vascular Nursing.  Co-authors include...

Nov 17, 2017

PhD alum Dennis Flores was recently awarded a Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation's Hillman Emergent Innovation Program grant for his proposal entitled "Parents ASSIST, a program to help gay, bisexual, and queer (GBQ) teenage boys avoid HIV and other sexually transmitted infections by equipping...

Nov 10, 2017

PhD alumna Heather Elser Smith was recently featured in a Duke Graduate School Alumni Profile Series. Smith, a 2012 graduate, is the director of One Patient Services, where she is responsible for improving access to products through research, education, and provider/patient services, and...

Nov 01, 2017

PhD alumna Mariam Kayle was recently awarded the American Sociey of Hematology (ASH) Abstract Achievement Award for her abstract entitled "Health Care Utilization Trajectories and Associated Factors for Transitioning Adolescents/Young Adults with Sickle Cell Disease." The ASH Abstract...

Oct 30, 2017

Eleanor Stevenson and DNP alumna Amy Bell recently published an article in Obstetrics & Gynecology entitled "Implementing a Systematic Approach to Reduce Cesarean Birth Rates in Nulliparous Women."

Abstract:

OBJECTIVE: To implement a systematic approach to safely reduce...

Oct 23, 2017

Nancy Short and DNP alumna Allison Ong recently published an article in Nursing Management. The article, "Ripple effect: Shared governance and nurse engagement" was featured as the cover article of the journal. 

Abstract:

Staff turnover has far-reaching implications: Exiting RNs...

Oct 11, 2017

MSN and DNP Alumna Kelly Thompson-Brazill is a co-author in two recently published articles in Critical Care Nurse. The publications include: "Giving is Nursing" and "Reducing carbapenem exposure: A focus on extended-spectrum beta-lactamase catheter-associated urinary tract infection management...

Oct 10, 2017

Catherine Gilliss, former dean of the Duke University School of Nursing was awarded Duke's highest award for service during the annual Founder's Day celebration at the Washington Duke Inn. Gilliss was featured in an article published on Duke Today entitled "Former Provost, Nursing Dean Receive...

Oct 10, 2017

ABSN alumna Monica Monari published an article in the June 2017 edition of American Association of Critical-Care Nurses' publication: Bold Voices. Her article was entitled "Judgments Aside."