Margaret (Midge) Bowers
This year's annual awards ceremony presentation to celebrate the faculty, staff, and students of DUSON was held through Zoom on May 8 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Valerie Sabol, professor, introduced and concluded the ceremony, and the DUSON Nightingales chorus joined to lead the attendants in singing the Duke University alma mater. Dean Marion Broome and Valerie Howard, associate dean for Academic Affairs, were among the presenters.
The full stream can be viewed on the Duke Mediasite platform.
Shelley Thompson, DNP'19, and Midge Bowers, associate professor, published an article entitled "Impact of a Palliative Care Education Module in Patients With Heart Failure" in the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Co-authors include Drs. Cary Ward and Anthony Galanos with Duke University Hospital.
Duke University School of Nursing is excited to celebrate the accomplishments of four leaders in our community who have been named Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).
It comes as no surprise that more than 90 percent of nurses in health care are women. As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we would like to recognize and celebrate the contributions past and current faculty and staff have made to the nursing profession and to the continuous growth of our school, empowering our students to become transformational nursing leaders.
Midge Bowers, associate professor; Teresa Praus, cardiology certificate student; Shelley Thompson, DNP student; and Callie Tennyson, MSN '12; recently attended the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific Session and Expo in New Orleans where they moderated sessions and gave presentations.
Margie Molloy, Midge Bowers, Rémi Hueckel, staff member Raymond Brisson and colleagues from the School of Medicine MD, PA and PT programs Wayne Thomann, Melinda Blazar and Amy Pastva have been awarded a Duke AHEAD grant entitled “Where’s the Closest AED: An Interprofessional initiative to improve the ‘drop to shock’ interval on Duke University’s Campus." The team has been awarded $4,500 to assist in pursuing the proposed project.
Margie Molloy, Rémi M. Hueckel and Midge Bowers recently presented at the Duke AHEAD Health Professions Education Day.
Margie Molloy and Midge Bowers along with colleagues from the School of Medicine Physical Therapy program, Kyle Covington and Jeff Hoder presented two breakout sessions entitled "Elvis Has Left the Building”: A Relationship Building Interprofessional Simulation."
Midge Bowers and Jane Blood-Siegfried recently presented at the 10th Annual International Council of Nurses NP/APN Conference in the Netherlands.
Bowers presented "Doctorate of Nursing Practice led model of care in patients with heart failure" and Blood-Siegfried presented "Development of the nurse practitioners role in Tanzania."