DUSON and Pratt School of Engineering were featured in an article entitled "Researchers developing real life Baymax, aka a personal healthcare assistant" on the Blastr website. The article also includes a video demo of the Tele-Robotic Intelligent Nursing Assistant (TRINA) in action. Click here to real full article.
More than 14 faculty, staff and PhD students presented at the 2016 Gerontological Society of American (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA. According to GSA, more than 3,600 international experts attended thr premier gathering of gerontologists from both the United States and around the world. Attendees participated in over 450 scientific sessions including symposia, paper and poster presentations.
The following faculty, staff and PhD students presented at the conference:
Ryan Shaw recently published a letter to the editor entitled "Wearable Technology and Long-Term Weight Loss" in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The article was co-authored by Corrine Voils, PhD, with Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Kudos to Ryan Shaw and Kris Hauser – Pratt School of Engineering, co-principal investigators, and their entire team for the submission of their NIH R21 application entitled "Toward Telerobotic Nursing." This proposal requests funding for a two-year period with a start date of September 1, 2017.
Ryan Shaw was recently the keynote speaker of the 2017 Ruth K. Palmer Research Symposium at Loyola University Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing in Chicago and spoke on "Mobile Health Technologies for Precision Health." This year's theme was "Mobilizing Innovative Technology to Transform Research and Promote Health."
Each year, health care professionals gather to share the latest information in research at the symposium and the event addresses matters seminal to nursing research, education, administration, policy and clinical practice.
It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of two term chairs in the School of Nursing which have recently received Board of Trustees approval. Previously Dr. Gilliss, as chair of the Distinguished Professors Committee, sent out two emails and then presented yesterday in FGA regarding the process used to select the individuals. Their terms are July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020 and are not renewable. In Fall of 2019, the DP committee will again recommend to me, and I to the Provost, two more individuals to be appointed as holders of the Term Chairs.
It is my pleasure to announce the following School of Nursing promotions and appointments have been approved by the Board of Trustees:
Devon Noonan, assistant professor to associate professor, effective April 1, 2017
Ryan J. Shaw, assistant professor to associate professor, effective April 1, 2017
Beth Cusatis Phillips, assistant professor in track II to associate professor in track II, effective April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020
Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, Schenita Randolph and Ryan Shaw recently completed the Duke University School of Medicine LEADERS program. The interactive workshop is designed for junior faculty who are leading a research group. It provides insight into leadership and team building as well as direction on how to develop and manage a scientific laboratory or research program, how to improve productivity, and how to harness creativity and innovation.
DUSON faculty and PhD students recently traveled to Dublin, Ireland for the 28th International Nursing Research Congress sponsored by the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
Ryan Shaw was recently selected to serve on the Mobile Health Working Group of the Genomics Roundtable and Precision Health at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.