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Feb 12, 2018

Michael Cary, Victoria Goode, Nancy Crego, Deirdre Thornlow, Beth Merwin and ABSN alumni Kayla Baba and Scarlet Fellingham recently published an article entitled "Hospital Readmissions among Total Hip Replacement Patients in 2009 and 2014" in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation...

Feb 05, 2018

DNP and MSN alumna Priscilla Ramseur was recently featured in an article entitled "TBJ reveals 2018 class of Health Care Heroes Awards winners" published in the Triangle Business Journal (TBJ). 

Ramseur was among 24 individuals to receive a 2018 Health Care Heroes Award and will be...

Feb 05, 2018

BSN alumna and 2011 distinguished alumna award winner Eileen Lake was recently named the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Research in Nursing & Health (RINAH). RINAH is a top-tier, peer reviewed journal that publishes a wide range of research to inform the practice of nursing and other health...

Feb 05, 2018

DNP alumna Gwen Klinkner and Allison Vorderstrasse recently published an article entitled "Improving Diabetes Self-Management Support: Goal-Setting Across the Continuum of Care" in Clinical Diabetes. Co-authors include experts from University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. 

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Jan 30, 2018

DNP- nurse anesthesia alumni Matthew Heyes, Lauren Schnitzen, Deana Staff and faculty members Charles Vacchiano, Chris Muckler and Frank Titch recently published an article entitled "Recertification and Reentry to Practice for Nurse Anesthetists: Determining Core Competencies and Evaluating...

Jan 23, 2018

PhD alumna Latefa Dardas, Susan Silva, Devon Noonan and Leigh Ann Simmons recently published an article entitled "The prevalence of depressive symptoms among Arab adolescents: Findings from Jordan" in Public Health Nursing. Co-authors include experts from Duke University School of Medicine. ...

Jan 17, 2018

PhD alumna Latefa Dardas, Susan Silva, Devon Noonan and Leigh Ann Simmons recently published an article entitled "Adolescent Depression in Jordan: Symptoms Profile, Gender Differences, and the Role of Social Context" in the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. Co-authors...

Jan 09, 2018

PhD alumna Brittney van de Water, Janet Prvu Bettger, Susan Silva and Janice Humphreys recently published an article entitled "Time to Druge-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment in a Prospective South Africal Cohort" in Global Pediatric Health. Co-authors include experts from Duke University School...

Jan 02, 2018

DNP Alumna Anastacia Jester and Kathryn Kreider recently published an article entitled "Effectiveness of Implementing Initial Education Strategies to Promote Awareness and Healthy Habits in Childhood Obesity: A Quality Improvement Project" in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care. Co-authors...

Jan 02, 2018

MSN and DNP alumna Becky McKenzie was recently appointed as Duke University Hospital's (DUH) Assistant Vice President for Perioperative Services.

Prior to her new role, McKenzie served as an administrative director within perioperative services at DUH. She also held several leadership...