The Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Center for Nursing Research announced the winners of the 2016 Small Grant Award. Leigh Ann Simmons, Schenita Randolph, Michael Relf and Elijah Onsomue, Sophia Smith and Deb Allen, and Ryan Shaw won research funding totaling nearly $80,000. The projects range from dietary intervention during pregnancy to testing mHealth technology.
Margie Molloy, Ryan Shaw and Jacqueline Vaughn received the Bayada Award for Technological Innovation in Health Professional Education and Practice and a check for $10,000. The award is given to health care professionals who have made a significant contribution to health care professional education or practice through the development and/or adoption of new technology.
Margie Molloy recently presented on "Nurse Educators Thinking Outside the Box: Exploring Uses of Innovative Technologies" and "Current Modalities for Operationalizing a Research Study: Recruitment and Retention of Participants" at the 2016 International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning Conference in Grapevine, Texas.
Elizabeth "Beth" Merwin was featured in the The Green Sheet Farm Forum as more than 250 health care researchers, educators and practitioners from 35 states visited the state for the International Rural Nursing Conference in Rapid City. Click here to read article.
A mix of anxiousness, nervousness and excitement filled room 1103 at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) last week as five contestants stood before a panel of shark investors to present their projects that could enhance the quality of life for patients and bring pioneering methods to clinical practice, education and research.
The National Institute of Nursing Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, recently awarded Ryan Shaw, PhD, RN, assistant professor for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), almost $480,000 for his study titled “From Episodic to Real-Time Care in Diabetes Self-Management.” The study will run for a three-year period.
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.
The Medication Adherence Alliance, led by Bradi Granger and involves Ryan Shaw and DUSON faculty affiliate Hayden Bosworth, is an organization comprised of representatives from consumer advocacy groups, community health providers, non-profit groups, the academic community, decision-making government officials and industry representatives.
Do you have 30 minutes to help out fellow researchers at DUSON with an app test? Investigator Ryan Shaw and his team are testing out the validity of a new app study called Sixth Vital Sign and need YOUR help to be successful!
The study is free and easy to join. Simply meet with a team member, create an account in the 6th Vital Sign mobile app, answer a few questions, and take four 2-minute walks around the hallways of Pearson.
Katherine Pereira publishes article entitled "Implementing an Evidence Based Guideline for Overweight/Obese Adults" in the Journal of Nurse Practitioners. Co-authors included Lorraine K. Perkins, DNP, FNP-BC, family nurse practitioner at Sentara Family Medicine in Williamsburg, Virginia; Ryan J. Shaw, PhD, RN, assistant professor at the Duke University School of Nursing; Gregory J.