Katherine Pereira

DNP Alumna Finch, Pereira and Colleagues Publish Article in the Journal of Perioperative Nursing

Elizabeth Finch, DNP '17; and Katherine Pereira, professor; recently published an article entitled "Debriefing in the OR: A Quality Improvement Project" in the Journal of Perioperative Nursing. Co-authors include Michael Langston of UNC Health Care and Deborah Erickson of UNC Health Care.

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DNP Alumna John, Kreider, Thompson and Pereira Publish Article in Clinical Diabetes

Mary Nicole John, DNP '18; Kathryn Kreider, assistant professor; Julie Thompson, research associate/statistical consultant; and Katherine Pereira, professor; recently published an article entitled "Implementation of A1C Point-of-Care Testing: Serving Under-Resourced Adults with Type 2 Diabetes in a Public Health Department" in Clinical Diabetes.

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Seven Faculty Members Awarded Doctor of Nursing Practice Degrees

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.

Pereira Presents Poster at American Diabetes Association Annual Scientific Sessions

Assistant Professor Katherine Pereira presented a poster co-authored with assistant professors Allison Vorderstrasse and Deidre Thornlow entitled "Collaborative Diabetes Care between a Primary Care Practice and Insurance Company Case Managers" on June 10 at the American Diabetes Association 72th Annual Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

DUSON Representation at AANP 27th National Conference

A cadre of Duke faculty, students, and alumni presented at the 27th American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) National Conference in Orlando, Florida, June 20-24.

Clinical Instructor Sonya Glavin gave a six-minute lecture entitled "Tongue Tie Sabotages Successful Breastfeeding."

A 2001 graduate of the MSN program, Col. Vinette Gordon, deputy, Army Nurse Corps Chief, opened the conference with her thoughts on Joining Forces, the White House initiative designed to raise awareness of the unique health needs of service members, veterans, and their families.

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