Cristina Hendrix was the keynote speaker for the 2nd International Research Conference of Nursing Students at the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines, Feb. 26-28, 2015. The title of her talk was "Global Convergence of Research Evidences for Quality Health Care Outcomes."
Loretta Matters and Cristina Hendrix presented at the National NICHE meeting, "Innovation Through Leadership," on April 17. Both mentored geriatric resource nurses from Duke University Health System and the Durham Veterans Administration Hospital to present their efforts to enhance the care of older adults and veterans.
Cristina Hendrix, Allison Vorderstrasse and Tracey Yap were three of 163 nurse leaders selected to be inducted as Academy Fellows with the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). The induction ceremony will take place during the Academy's annual policy conference on Oct. 17, in Washington, D.C.
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of three faculty members who are being inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) at its national conference later this month in Washington, D.C. Cristina Hendrix, DNS, GNP-BC, FNP; Allison Vorderstrasse, DNSc, APRN, CNE; and Tracey Yap, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, are three of 163 nurse leaders and the only representatives from North Carolina selected to be inducted as Academy Fellows. They were selected for their evidence of significant contributions to nursing and health care.
Recently, eight DUSON faculty members - Marion E. Broome, Catherine Gilliss, Barbara Turner, Christina Hendrix, Michael Relf, Tracey Yap, Melissa Batchelor-Murphy, and Bei Wu - recently attended the "Accelerating Global Health and Nursing" 2015 Fudan-Duke International Nursing Forum Program in Shanghai, China. The event was co-hosted by the Schools of Nursing at Fudan University and Duke University with more than 500 people in attendance including deans, prominent nursing scholars, educators and students from top nursing schools in the U.S. and China.
Cristina Hendrix and Eleanor McConnell provided training for Durham VAMC nurses who participated as learners in the Fundamental in Geriatric Nursing Education sponsored by the Durham Elder Care in Hospital (ECHo) program.
Cristina Hendrix was recently featured in an article entitled "Torres of Nursing benchmarks in Duke University." The article is about Assistant Professor Gian Carlo Torres with the University of Santo Tomas (UST) who visited DUSON weekly as part of the two-week global nursing course offered through OGACHI. Torres was mentored by Hendrix as part of the research study to build capacity among the faculty of the UST College of Nursing.
Cristina Hendrix was chosen to receive The Outstanding Thomasian Alumni (TOTAL) award from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and the UST Alumni Association, Inc. The TOTAL award is the highest honor bestowed by the University in recognition of their significant and exemplary contribution to the society and the Church.
More than 35 women from Wake County recently joined Dean Marion E. Broome for "Conversations with Duke Nurse Practitioners Women's Health Series." The lunch discussion, held at the Preston Wood Country Club in Cary, N.C., was on "Managing Dementia from a Caregiver's Perspective." The guest speaker for the event was Cristina Hendrix.