Brigit Carter

2018 Health Equity Academy Scholars

Duke University School of Nursing has been committed to investing resources in recruiting and graduating nurses from diverse populations in an effort to build a nursing workforce that reflects society.

The Academy for Academic and Social Enrichment and Leadership Development for Health Equity—more commonly known as the Health Equity Academy II (HEA II)—has been one of the programs at Duke created to support minority students in the ABSN program.

DUSON Faculty Present at National Nurse Educator Summit

A large showing of DUSON faculty members recently presented at the National Nurse Educator Summit in Salt Lake City, sponsored by ATI Nursing. The National Nurse Educator Summit features nursing professionals from across the country who share a passion for education and lifelong learning.

Faculty members who presented: 

Marilyn Oermann presented a pre-conference workshop on publishing journal articles and also conducted a session entitled "Are Nurse Faculty Prepared for their Role?" 

Summertime and the Living Is Easy?

Summertime might mean vacations at the mountains, or the beach for some, but for the faculty of the School of Nursing, summer is anything but being laid back. In addition to their teaching responsibilities, they are engaged around the world expanding their knowledge and sharing their expertise.

We asked the classic question, “So what will you be doing during the summer break?” The following is just a snapshot of some of the answers we received about the activities keeping DUSON Faculty busy this summer:

DUSON Contributors to Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children, Tenth Edition

The 10th edition of Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children has just been published. Marilyn Hockenberry has been the Senior Editor for the Wong textbooks for many years. Several individuals from DUSON contributed to this edition:

  • Debra Brandon
  • Brigit Carter
  • Anne Derouin
  • Sharron Docherty
  • Remi Hueckel
  • Rebecca Njord, ABSN '13
  • Cheryl Rodgers

Carter Represents DUSON, HEA at Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science National Conference

Brigit Carter, PhD, RN, CCRN, represented the Duke University School of Nursing and the Health Equity Academy at the 2014 SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) National Conference in Los Angeles, California, October 16-18. The SACNAS National Conference motivates, inspires and engages participants to achieve their highest goals in pursuing education and careers in STEM fields. This year’s conference theme was Creativity, Vision & Drive: Toward Full Representation in STEM.

Carter Represents DUSON, HEA at Annual BioMedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Brigit Carter, PhD, RN, CCRN, represented the Duke University School of Nursing and the Health Equity Academy at the 2014 ABRCMS (Annual BioMedical Research Conference for Minority Students) Conference in San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 12-15. The 2014 conference, Developing Scientific Leaders through Research Training and Academic Excellences, offered a comprehensive program of scientific sessions, professional development workshops, student oral and poster presentations and exhibits.

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