Congratulations to Devon Noonan and her entire team who have received an award from the Duke University School of Nursing and King’s College London for their application entitled "A text-based smoking cessation intervention tailored to the unique needs of Type Two Diabetic (T2D) smokers." This project has been awarded $6,885 for a one-year period with a start date of April 16, 2018.
Kudos to Devon Noonan and her entire team for the submission of their ONS Career Development application entitled "Training in Cognition." This proposal requests funding for a one-year period with a start date of July 1, 2014.
The new ABSN cohort participated in Project Homeless Connect this year for part of their N391 class and they were featured in the local Durham Voice newspaper.
From the Center of Nursing Research...
June Cho, Cheryl Rodgers, Devon Noonan, and Christine Tocchi are four out of 39 outstanding scientists from fields in 14 different School of Medicine departments, as well as the Schools of Nursing, Engineering, and Duke-NUS selected to participate in the 2016 Duke course on Leadership Development for Researchers (LEADER).
More than 12 faculty and staff members, and several PhD alumni and students presented at the 2016 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research presented by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) in Washington, D.C. This year's event focused on Determinants of Health and their implications for nursing science and health policy.
The following faculty, staff and PhD alumni and students presented at the conference:
PhD student Latefa Dardas published an article entitled "A pilot study of depression, stigma, and attitudes towards seeking professional psychological help among Arab adolescents" in the International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health. Co-authors include Susan Silva, Devon Noonan and Leigh Ann Simmons.
Faculty members Melissa Batchelor-Murphy, Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, Devon Noonan, Schenita Randolph, Karin Reuter-Rice, Cheryl Rodgers, Ryan Shaw and Eleanor Stevenson were recently accepted into the Fall Path to Independence Grant Writing Program co-sponsored by DUSON and the Duke University School of Medicine.
Leigh Ann Simmons and Devon Noonan were recently featured in a Forbes article entitled "Improving Rural Women's High Cancer Risk Under Trump Won't Be Easy." The article is based on their study entitled "Understanding Multiple Behavioral Risk Factors for Cancer in Rural Women" that was published in Public Health Nursing.