Marilyn Hockenberry

Broome and Hockenberry Receive 2015 Book of the Year Awards

The American Journal of Nursing selected Dean Marion E. Broome and Marilyn Hockenberry to receive the 2015 Book of the Year Awards.

Broome's book "Information Overload: Framework, Tips, and Tools to Manage in Complex Healthcare Environments" was co-authored with Mary C. Sitterding. The book came in first place for the Information Technology/Social Media category.

Hockenberry's book "Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children" was co-authored with David Wilson. The book came in third place for the Child Health category.

Center of Nursing Research Offers a Concierge Experience

On September 1, 2015, Bessie Baker Professor of Nursing at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Marilyn Hockenberry, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, was appointed associate dean for Research for the Office of Research Affairs at DUSON. Since her appointment, Hockenberry hit the ground running ensuring that Research Affairs continues to provide the resources needed to support knowledge and discovery that furthers the science of nursing.

Hockenberry Named To Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Marilyn Hockenberry was recently selected as one of 19 nurse researchers inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International's International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. She will be presented with the award at the 27th International Nursing Research Congress in Cape Town, South Africa in July. Created in 2010, the Hall of Fame recognizes nurse researchers who have achieved significant and sustained national or international recognition and whose research has improved the profession and the people it serves.

Hockenberry Appointed as Vice Chair of Children's Oncology Group

Marilyn Hockenberry was recently appointed to serve as Vice Chair of the Children's Oncology Group Nursing Discipline. Her term will continue through December 31, 2020. In her role as Vice Chair, Hockenberry will work directly with the Chair in providing leadership for the group, which currently has a membership of nearly 2,500 registered nurses and advanced practice nurses who are engaged in the care of children with cancer enrolled on clinical trials.

Research Announcements: Good News from Center for Nursing Research

From the Center for Nursing Research...

  • Good News! Hockenberry and Rodgers Application Submission
    • Kudos to Marilyn Hockenberry and Cheryl Rodgers for the submission of their American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) application entitled “A Nurse-Led Educational Intervention to Improve Symptom Management in Newly Diagnosed Children with Cancer." This proposal requests funds for a three-year period with a start date of August 1, 2016.  

Bowers Receives $200,000 Research Award That Will Help Heart Failure Patients

Margaret “Midge” Bowers, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CHFN, A.A.C.C., FAANP, associate professor and faculty coordinator of the Adult Nurse Practitioner major and lead faculty of the Cardiovascular specialty for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), received an award of nearly $200,000 to carry out her research project titled “Nurse-led Models of Care” from July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018.

Reimagining Nursing Research: Accelerating Nursing Science and Translation Into Clinical Practice

Imagine a patient lying unconscious in the bed, overcome by the Ebola virus. He’s quarantined, and health care providers are wary of coming too close. If Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and Pratt School of Engineering researchers have their way, in the not too distant future the nurses can send in a robot.

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