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Sep 20, 2017

Alumna Virginia Lane recently received the C.A. Duke Award for Volunteer Service for her leadership in the Nearly New Shop which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for scholarships for nursings students throughout the years. 

Aug 22, 2017

Meg Carman, MSN alumnus Shu Xu, Shari Rushton, Benjamin Smallheer, Staff members Denise Williams and Sathya Amarasekara, and Marilyn Oermann recently published an article entitled "Use of a virtual learning platform for distance-based simulation in an acute care nurse practitioner curriculum" in...

Aug 18, 2017

DNP and MSN alumna Kelly Thompson-Brazill published 12 chapters in the Seventh edition of Critical Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams by McGraw-Hill. Chapters written by Thompson-Brazil include:

Chapter 1: Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 3: The...
Aug 10, 2017

PhD alumna Brittney Van de Water (formerly Sullivan) was recently featured in a Duke Interdisciplinary Studies article entitled "With D-SIGN Grants, Graduate Students Build Networks and Advance Research Interests."  Five groups led by Duke graduate students received Duke Support for...

Jul 24, 2017

PhD student Jewel Scott and alumna Brittney Van de Water (formerly 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...

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 21, 2017

DNP alumna Janet Gordils-Perez was named chief nursing officer at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. She was recently promoted from her position as director of oncology nursing.

Read the full story from Newswire.

Jul 14, 2017

The month of May is turning out to be a big month for the Dimsdale family. In May 2012, Allison Dimsdale, DNP ’12, MSN ’07, BFA, earned her doctorate from Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) on the same day that her elder daughter, Callie Dimsdale, MSN ’12, DNP, BSN, earned her DUSON...

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...