Elizabeth Merwin

Dr. Elizabeth Merwin Receives Nearly $3 Million for Research Study

The National Institutes of Health, the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world, recently awarded Elizabeth “Beth” Merwin, PhD, RN, FAAN, Ann Henshaw Gardiner Professor of Nursing and executive vice-dean of Duke University School of Nursing and her team, nearly $3 million for her study entitled “Reducing Health Disparities in SMI, Rural and Minority Populations.” The study will run for a four-year period.

Cary Selected for Research Project to Improve Health Outcomes for Hip Fracture Patients

Michael Cary, PhD, RN, assistant professor for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), is the first nurse from the School to be selected to participate in the Duke Clinical and Translational Sciences Award (CTSA) Research Career Development Award Program to fund his study titled “Chronic Conditions Associated with Hospital Readmission Among Hip Fracture Patients Discharged from Inpatient Rehabilitation.” The award provides 75 percent protected effort for three years as well as $20,000 for research expenses per year and $2,500 for travel to

Merwin Invited to Participate in Strategic Plan for CMS Rural Health Council & Leads Plans for RNO Conference

Elizabeth "Beth" Merwin was recently invited to be part of a rural health strategic planning session for the CMS Rural Health Council in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the planning session was to inform upcoming larger stakeholder events such as the CMS Rural Health Solutions Summit this fall.

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