Dorothy Powell

MADIN II Program Holds Consultation Visit

The federally-funded Making a Difference in Nursing II (MADIN II) Program hosted a visit from its consultants January 19-21, 2011. MADIN II is a HRSA Workforce Diversity grant with the goal of increasing the participation of high achieving/high potential underrepresented minorities (URMs) in nursing education at Duke University School of Nursing. The ultimate outcome of the project is to produce nursing leaders from URMs in nursing prepared at the PhD or DNP levels.

Duke University School of Nursing Hosts Minority Fellowship Program Winter Institute

Duke University School of Nursing will host the 2011 Winter Institute of the Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) February 10-13 at the Washington Duke Inn. Theme for the gathering will be "The Human Genome and Personalized Medicine: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders Prevention and Treatment in a Diverse Society." More than 35 individuals from across the nation are expected to attend.

Minority Scholars Poised to Prevent and Treat Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders in a Diverse Society

DURHAM, NC -- February 11, 2011 -- It’s a long way from Sisseton, South Dakota, to Durham, but Barbara Dahlen, PhD, RN, was willing to make the trek in order to participate in the 2011 Intensive Winter Institute of the Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) in Durham this weekend. Dahlen is part of a cadre of scholars from across the nation attending this year’s Institute.

Duke University School of Nursing Co-sponsors International Nursing Conference

Duke University School of Nursing is co-sponsoring the 2012 Beijing International Nursing Conference, June 7-10, 2012, in Beijing, China. The theme of the conference is “Altogether for Nursing, Innovation with Evidence.” To promote regional, national, and international cooperation among nursing schools and institutions, the event will bring together nurse researchers and practitioners from around the world to exchange the latest developments in academic nursing and clinical care.

Global Work at DUSON Continues to Soar

The Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives (OGACHI) began its mission to address health disparities locally and abroad six years ago and since that time has experienced steady recognition and growth. However, during the 2011-2012 academic years, the pace of growth seems to be reaching new heights with OGACHI reaping the benefits of seeds planted several years ago. Evidence of this acceleration is shown in our latest intention to work in Rwanda.

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