Michael Relf, associate dean for global and community health affairs; Les Harmon, associate professor; Kara McGee, course instructor; Mariah Oakes, ABSN '15; and Elena Granadino, ABSN '15; recently contributed papers to the Jan-Feb 2019 issue of the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care's (JANAC) special issue on HIV and Aging.
James (Les) Harmon
A number of DUSON community members attended the recent 31st annual conference of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) in Denver, Colorado.
DNP alum Ralph Mangusan and Les Harmon recently published an article entitled "Integration of Anal Dysplasia Screening into the Primary Care of Persons Living with HIV" in the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (JANAC). Co-authors include Todd Wallenius, Warren Parker, Julie Thompson and Jennifer Abbott.
On December 10, 2010, the Beta Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the Honor Society of Nursing, inducted 97 students from the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs at the Duke University School of Nursing.
Seven Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) faculty graduated from doctor of nursing (DNP) degree programs this spring, bringing the number of doctorally-prepared full-time regular-rank faculty to seventy-two out of a total of seventy-nine. This represents an increase of doctorally-prepared faculty from seventy-seven percent in 2010 to ninety-one percent in 2012.
Barroso, Harmon, Relf Present at Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 25th Anniversary Annual Conference
At the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 25th Anniversary Annual Conference in Tucson, Arizona, November 15-17, Julie Barroso and Michael Relf as invited speakers presented "HIV-Related Stigma: What Has Changes in the Past 30 Years?"; Julie Barroso led a pre-conference session entitled "Conducting Qualitative Research: An Overview"; and Les Harmon gave an oral presentation entitled "Integrating Routine HIV Screening into a Primary Care Setting in Rural North Carolina." A poster abstract co-authored by PhD student Joyell Arscott entitled "Transitioning Youth to Adult Care through Project AC
(From Winter 2013 Duke Nursing magazine)
By Jim Rogalski
For Julie Barroso, it was watching a dietary aid cautiously push a food tray into an AIDS patient’s room with her foot.
For James “Les” Harmon, it was the compassion of caregivers he witnessed while volunteering at an AIDS hospice in San Francisco.
These dual epiphanies cemented the career choices of two Duke University School of Nursing faculty members. In the early 1980s, during the peak of fear and anxiety about HIV/AIDS, they committed themselves to serving the suffering.
Please join me in congratulating our colleagues in their successful appointments and promotions officially approved at the October 31, 2014 Board of Trustees for the School of Nursing.
Qing Yang, Assistant Research Professor in the School of Nursing, effective September 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
James Lester Harmon, Assistant Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing to Associate Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing, effective September 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
At the annual conference of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) in Miami, Fla., this November: