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Michael P. Cary, PhD, RN
Michael Cary was recently featured in a Duke Translation Medicine Institute news story entitled "3-year KL2 Research Career Development Award Reflects Diversity of Researchers." Cary is the first DUSON faculty member at Duke to be selected by review for the Duke CTSA award program.
Michael Cary was recently selected as one of 50 to participate in the National Institute on Aging (NIA) Butler-Williams Scholars Program held on the National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Md. campus. The program will provide an excellent opportunity for participants to learn more about research on aging and to further develop their interest in this challenging and important area.
Michael Cary recently presented his work at the Rehabilitation Research at NIH: Moving the Field Forward with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.
Michael Cary and Elizabeth "Beth" Merwin published an article entitled "Changes in Payment Regulation and Acute Care Use for Total Hip Replacement: Trends in Length of Stay, Costs, and Discharge, 1997-2012" in the March/April issue of Rehabilitation Nursing.
The article was also selected as one for which readers can receive continuing education credits.
Michael Cary published an article entitled "Relationship Between Chronic Conditions and Disability in African American Men and Women" in the February issue of the Journal of the National Medical Association.
Co-authors for the publication represent John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, John Hopkins School of Nursing and Duke University Department of Psychology and Neuroscience.
Michael Cary along with colleagues Wei Pan, Rick Sloane, Janet Bettger, Beth Merwin, Ruth Anderson, and Duke Medicine's Helen Hoenig recently published an article entitled "Self-care and Mobility following Post-Acute Rehabilitation for Older Adults with Hip Fracture: A Multilevel Analysis" in the January issue of Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements of black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African-Americans in U.S. History. Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) has its own history in confronting racial issues. During the Fall of 1967, School of Nursing students joined others from across Duke for a sit-in to demand that student groups stop using University funds to patronize segregated facilities in Durham.
By: Michael Cary, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, Duke University School of Nursing
After an unusually warm start to the season, we are starting to see a significant change in weather patterns with the winter storm approaching. With this comes an increased risk for falls and fall-related injuries for people of all ages, but most dangerously, for older adults.
Michael Cary selected for the Duke CTSA Research Career Development Award (Duke CTSA KL2). The program trains a diverse group of scholars in state-of-the-art clinical and translational research methods. This program is designed to provide young investigators with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-impact research and succeed in today’s highly competitive research environment.
The award will start July 1, 2016.
Michael Cary presented on "Psychosocial Factors associated Functionally Resilient Older African American Men" at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific meeting in Orlando, Fla.
Cary also submitted a Clinical and Translational Science Award application entitled "Multiple chronic conditions associated with hospital readmission among hip fracture patients discharged from Inpatient Rehabilitation." The proposal requests funds for a three-year period with a start date of July 1, 2016.