News for Faculty and Staff

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    Congratulations to Donna Biederman (and her entire team), who received an award for her Duke Intellectual Community Planning Grant (ICPG) proposal entitled: “Housing and Health: A Multi-Sector Community-Driven Approach to Achieving Health Equity.” This award is for a one-year period, beginning January 6, 2020. This project was awarded $4,950 for the one-year project period.

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    I am pleased to announce that Michelle Webb, DNP, MSN, RN, CHPCA, will join DUSON’s faculty on January 1, 2020. She will have teaching responsibilities within the MSN program’s Nursing and Health Care Leadership major and be a member of the Division of Health Systems and Analytics.

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    Welcome to another issue of "10 Questions with...," where we will learn more about our colleagues who make DUSON the destination for outstanding talent.

    Let's get to know Heather Mountz, Katherine Zeph, Program Coordinator for D-CHIPP (DUSON Community Health Improvement Partnership Program), who has been at Duke for two years.

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    Congratulations to Nancy Crego, assistant professor, who has received an award from the NHLBI funded Functional and Translational Genomic (FTG) of Blood Disorders-PRIDE Small Research Program administered by Augusta University for her proposal entitled “Exploring Predictors of Fetal Hemoglobin Responsiveness to Hydroxyurea in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease.” This award is for a 1- year period with a start date of November 15, 2

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    The Deans’ Forum, a  new quarterly webinar series sharing best practices for nursing deans and senior leaders. featured as its first expert Valerie M. Howard, associate dean for Academic Affairs. The topic for the hour-long webinar was how to develop an effective faculty workload policy. The program attracted deans and senior leaders from nearly 70 nursing schools across the nation.

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    Kudos to Jiepin Cao and her advisor, associate professor Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, for the submission of her Sigma Theta Tau Global Nursing Excellence small grant proposal entitled: “Intimate Partner Violence Among Chinese: From the Lens of Social Determinants of Health and Intersectionality.” This proposal requests funds for a 1 year period with a start date of June 1, 2020.

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    Malinda Teague is the MSN program’s newest faculty member. She is an alumnus of DUSON’s DNP program who hails originally from Chicago, Illinois. As a dual-certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Primary and Acute Care, she brings a wealth of knowledge to our community as well as at the PDC-owned Primary Care Pediatric Clinic located in Knightdale.

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    Graduating this semester? Congratulations for completing your degree from one of the top nursing programs in the country. Below are common questions we hear from graduating students and steps we recommend that you take now so that you are prepared for post-graduation:

    How long will I have access to Duke Email?

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    Maggie McDonough will begin her new role as Clinical Instruction Manager for the ABSN program beginning on December 16. Maggie has been at DUSON in several capacities for over ten years - most recently as the ABSN Program Coordinator. We are thankful to have Maggie’s organizational skills, customer service and passion for people in this vital role that coordinates clinical placements and hiring of CIs (among many other things).

  • Monday, December 2, 2019

    Kudos to Phd student Nicole Calhoun and her sponsor Devon Noonan for the submission of her Sigma Theta Tau, International (STTI) application, entitled “Primary Healthcare Utilization among the Community-Supervised Population with Noncommunicable Disease.” This proposal requests funding for a 1-year period with a project start date of June 1, 2020.

  • Monday, December 2, 2019

    D-CHIPP Coordinator Heather Mountz recently passed the Certified in Public Health (CPH) Examination. The examination, with 175 scored questions, tests knowledge in ten public health content areas, including Evidence-based Approaches to Public Health, Leadership, and Health Equity and Social Justice.

  • Thursday, November 28, 2019

    Congratulations to associate professor Sophia Smith, Katherine Duhamel (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) and their entire team, who have received an award for their NCI R01 Multi-PI proposal entitled “Using a SMART Design to Optimize PTSD Symptom Management Strategies Among Cancer Survivors.” This award is for a 5- year period with a start date of December 1, 2019.

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