On September 1, 2015, Bessie Baker Professor of Nursing at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Marilyn Hockenberry, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, was appointed associate dean for Research for the Office of Research Affairs at DUSON. Since her appointment, Hockenberry hit the ground running ensuring that Research Affairs continues to provide the resources needed to support knowledge and discovery that furthers the science of nursing.
Constance Johnson was recently named a Dean's Scholar by the University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics. Johnson earned her MS and PhD degrees from the School.
Allison Vorderstrasse and Constance Johnson recently presented on "An Immersive Technology for Self-Management of Type 2 Diabetes" at the Duke University Health System Endocrine Grand Rounds.
Imagine a patient lying unconscious in the bed, overcome by the Ebola virus. He’s quarantined, and health care providers are wary of coming too close. If Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and Pratt School of Engineering researchers have their way, in the not too distant future the nurses can send in a robot.
The Center for Nursing Research recently released a white paper entitled "Research Areas of Excellence" prepared by Marilyn Hockenberry, Constance Johnson, Isaac Lipkus, Wei Pan, and Allison Vorderstrasse.
In the 14 page document, the team covers everything from guiding principles, research areas of excellence, clinical innovation, population health and chronic illness, methods and analytics and more.
Sharron Docherty, Debra Brandon, Allison Vorderstrasse, and Constance Johnson published an article entitled "Visualization of Multidimensional Data in Nursing Science" in the Western Journal of Nursing Research.
Docherty was also invited as a Conway Research Scholar to present at multidisciplinary workshops on mixed-methods and case study methodologies for the Children's National Medical Center.