Cristina Hendrix

Duke University School of Nursing Professor Urges Aid to Philippines after Devastating Typhoon

Dr. Cristina Hendrix, an associate professor at Duke University School of Nursing and president of the North Carolina chapter of the Philippine Nurse Association, is calling  nurses, health professionals and community members to help her fellow countrymen after the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Schwartz Receives Funding to Study Cultural Influences on the Needs of Older Informal Cancer Caregivers

Postdoctoral associate Abby Schwartz and her sponsor Cristina Hendrix have received an award for her Reed Foundation/Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund proposal entitled "Cultural Influences on the Needs of Older Informal Cancer Caregivers." This award is for a one-year period, awarded September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015.

Nursing in the 21st Century: Caring for the Mind, Body and Soul

On Nov. 1, 2014, from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm at the William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, several speakers—including DUSON faculty members Cristina Hendrix and Meg Carman—will present strategies that have been developed to holistically care for individuals’ physical needs and mental well-being and promote spiritual healing. The Philippine Nurses Association of America Foundation (PNAAF), Inc. is the sponsor of this educational activity being presented by the Philippine Nurses Association of North Carolina, which has applied for 6.0 contact hours.

Hendrix Receives First NHCGNE / HGNL Innovation Award

The National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) and the Hartford Gerontological Nursing Leaders (HGNL) have awarded Cristina Hendrix the first-ever NHCGNE / HGNL Innovation Award for her project entitled "The TransitionaL Care (TLC) Program: Supporting Older Veterans and their Caregivers After Hospital Discharge." The purpose of the award is to highlight the innovative ways in which NHCGNE and HGNL members are advancing the care of older adults and celebrate the impact of these leaders in advancing nursing care for older adults.

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