Staff Directory

Margory A. Molloy

Margory (Margie) A. Molloy, DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE

Assistant Professor

Margie Molloy, DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE, is an assistant professor and director of the Center for Nursing Discovery (CND) at the Duke University School of Nursing. Prior to her role as CND director, she was a clinical research nurse for a nurse interventionist study at the School from 2006 to 2008 and a transplant/research coordinator at Duke University Medical Center from 2001 to 2006.

She holds a BSN from the State University of New York at Downstate Medical Center, an MSN in nursing education from Wagner College and a DNP from Duquesne University. As CND director she works with faculty to incorporate simulation design, implementation and evaluation into their curricula. She also develops interprofessional collaborative experiences that focus on patient safety, effective teamwork and communication.

In 2015, her team received the BAYADA Award for Technological Innovation in Health Professional Education for the use of Google Glass to enhance the realism of simulation for nursing students. In 2010, her team received a Campus Technology Innovators Award for creative use of social media in education. Her innovative use of telepresence robots for distance-based education has garnered local and national media coverage.

She is a member of the North Carolina Nurses Association, TeamSTEPPS (Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality), the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

Office: 
2041 Pearson Building
Phone: 
(919) 684-9397
Michele Kuszajewski

Michele Kuszajewski, DNP, RN, CHSE

Assistant Director, Center for Nursing Discovery

Michele began her nursing career as a graduate of the Shadyside Hospital School of Nursing (1987) and advanced her education by earning her Bachelors of Science of Nursing from Slippery Rock University (1989) and a Master of Science in Nursing/Clinical Nurse Specialist from the University of Pittsburgh (2004). Michele is a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with emergency, critical care and flight nursing experience. As a CNS, Michele has worked clinically to improve patient outcomes in the emergency setting through the simulation education and training of emergency nurses and paramedics in the emergency department as well as in air medical transport.

In 2014, Michele joined the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) as the Assistant Director of the simulation lab with primary focus on integrating simulation into the clinical courses across the various specialties of the Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Anesthesia Doctor of Nursing Practice program through collaboration with the advanced practice faculty. Michele has worked diligently with the faculty to increase the realism of the course scenarios including the use of telepresence as well as standardized patients across all programs at DUSON. In April 2015, Michele completed her DNP at the University of Pittsburgh, which included a focus in healthcare simulation including debriefing and curricular design. Michele is a member of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) and is very active in several SSH committees in the areas of education, accreditation and certification.

Office: 
2136 Pearson Building
Phone: 
(919) 684-9399
Email: 
Danett Cantey

Danett Cantey, MSN, RN, CNE, CHSE

Clinical Nurse Educator

Danett is a liaison for ABSN students and faculty. As a clinical nurse educator, she often teaches and facilitates skills and simulations. She graduated with a BSN degree in 1999 and an MSN degree in nursing education in 2007, both from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has practiced nursing in acute, ambulatory and primary care settings with adult and pediatric patients. Prior to teaching in the skills and simulation lab at Duke School of Nursing, she taught classroom, lab and clinical for five years in the nursing department at Johnston Community College in Smithfield, N.C. She’s a member of the North Carolina Nurses Association, National League for Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau. She’s passionate about working with nursing students and helping them to become competent nurses who will deliver compassionate, safe and quality nursing care. Her professional interests include simulation and debriefing methodologies and recruiting and promoting diversity in nursing education. Danett is an American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor, a Certified Nurse Educator and a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator.

Office: 
2070A Pearson Building
Phone: 
(919) 684-9310
Katie Harrison

Katie Harrison

Clinical Nurse Educator

Katie works in the Center for Nursing Discovery as a clinical nurse educator in the lab setting. Katie has a strong clinical nursing background in emergency room nursing as well as having worked as an EMT. Past teaching experience includes working as a clinical nurse educator in a hospital setting and teaching American Heart Association ACLS, PALS and BLS. Katie obtained her ASN at Seminole Community College in Lake Mary, Florida, and BSN at the University of Central Florida in Orlando in 2007. Throughout her clinical years in the ED, she developed an interest in and enthusiasm for teaching, resulting in her completion of her MSN in 2014 with a focus in nursing education. She strives to explore best practices to facilitate learning for each individual student.

Office: 
2132 Pearson Building
Phone: 
(919) 613-9582

Raymond Brisson

Simulation Technology Specialist, Center for Nursing Discovery

Raymond attended the College of Idaho, where he studied social sciences. Raymond joined the CND team in 2013. In his role as the simulation technology specialist, Raymond is responsible for maintaining the technology in the lab, including routine maintenance and updates on the high-fidelity manikins, multiple computers, telepresence robots and video recording equipment. Raymond is a vital member of the simulation planning meetings with faculty and CND staff to determine the best use of technology in all of the CND simulation activities. Raymond's responsibilities also include the management of the CND’s master calendar. He is an active member of the Simulation for Society in Healthcare and SimGHOSTS

Office: 
2134 Pearson Building
Phone: 
(919) 613-7171
Nashonda Thomas

Nashonda Thomas

Staff Assistant

NaShonda graduated from Medical Careers Institute in 2010 with an associate's degree in health science. She has worked in the clinical setting at Duke Health since 2010. As a staff assistant NaShonda ensures that the daily operations of the Center for Nursing Discovery (CND) are flowing. This includes scheduling and giving tours as well as welcoming all students and visitors to the department. NaShonda is instrumental in maintaining the instructional supplies as well as assisting with simulation technology and the setup and breakdown of classrooms and simulation activities. NaShonda’s background as a registered medical assistant has made her an asset to the CND team. NaShonda is currently attending Durham Technical Community College and pursuing her dream of becoming a registered nurse.

Office: 
2100 Pearson Building
Phone: 
(919) 681-1716

 

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