Duke University School of Nursing professors Donald "Chip" Bailey Jr. and Paula Tanabe were inducted, along with Mary Ann Fuchs, DNP, RN, FAAN, vice president of patient care and system chief nurse executive for the Duke University Health System, into the Fellowship of the American Academy of Nursing during a formal ceremony on Saturday, October 13, in Washington, D.C. Being inducted as a Fellow is one of the highest honors in the nation a nurse can receive.
Donald (Chip) Bailey Jr.
Chip Bailey presented a poster entitled "Fatigue, Cognitive Function, and Sleep Quality in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C (CHC)" at the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science 2012 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research in Washington, D.C., September 13-15. He co-authored the abstract with Shelly Epps, Trina Walker, Justin Levens, Karin Weissenborn, Richard Keefe, and Hans L. Tillmann.
Gerontology has been an area of particular focus and strength within the School of Nursing since the 1960’s, when faculty member Dr. Virginia Stone established the nation’s first gerontological master degree program for nurses interested in caring for older adults.
A poster by Dennis Flores, Barbara Blake, Chip Bailey and Julie Barroso entitled "Parents' Experiences with Sex Communication When Their Son is Gay: Implications for HIV Prevention" won the Outstanding Student Poster Award at the recent Association of Nurses in AIDS Care annual conference in Atlanta, Ga. Congratulations to Dennis and his faculty mentors.
Several members of the DUSON community were in attendance at the 13th Annual Leadership Conference of the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence in New Orleans, La., November 18-20, 2013.
Chip Bailey has been elected Director-at-Large of the Oncology Nursing Society for a three-year term, from 2014 to 2017.
Following is an excerpt from the policy brief "Hepatitis C Testing in the Birth Cohort 1945 - 1965 : Have you been tested?" published by the American Academy of Nursing on July 28, 2014, World Hepatitis Day.
Aug. 13, 2014 - Staff from the Duke Office of Clinical Research can provide ‘just-in-time’ help for recruitment, data management and other research needs