News for Faculty and Staff

  • Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    DO NOT DISTURB.

    You’ve probably used it on your phone, but did you know it’s available on your Windows computer?  It does the same thing – it postpones notifications and interruptions so you can work undisturbed.

    It’s called Focus Assist, and you can switch it on from the Action Center (down in the lower right-hand corner of your screen). It has three modes:

    Priority Only – Only receive notifications from your configurable priority list

  • Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    FastTrack, a collaborative medical device engineering resource in the Duke Pratt School of Engineering, in conjunction with Duke MEDx, announces a competitive funding opportunity for the development and translation of medical device ideas.

    Selected projects will receive:

    Full prototyping and engineering development services

    Project management and market analysis

    IP and Regulatory (FDA) guidance in collaboration with OLV and ORAQ

    Support for finding industry partnerships for manufacturing and commercializing

  • Monday, January 13, 2020

    Diane Uzarski, the Dean's chief of staff, is featured in a story from Working@Duke entitled "How to Answer, 'Tell Me About Yourself'." She offers advice on how to quickly and succinctly summarize your job

  • Monday, January 13, 2020

    Gloria Jackson, DNP graduate, along with Iris Padilla, assistant professor, and Susan Schneider, associate professor, recently published an article in the Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice entitled "Optimizing Advanced Care Planning in Hospitalized Patients With Advance

  • Sunday, January 12, 2020

    Jennie De Gagne, professor, recently delivered a presentation entitled “Psychometric Properties of the Korean Version of the Cybercivility Survey among Nursing Students in South Korea” at the 23rd East Asian Forum of Nursing Scholars (EAFONS) conference (“Advancing Nursing Scholars in the Era of Global Transformation and Disruptive Innovation”) in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

  • Friday, January 10, 2020

    Cherie Conley, PhD student, is one of only ten individuals across Duke University to receive the prestigious Dean's Award. Conley (advised by Professor Isaac Lipkus) will be honored at a ceremony on March 25 for her excellence in mentoring students.

  • Friday, January 10, 2020

    Jessie Byrd recently joined DUSON as Clinical Research Coordinator for COMPARE-VOE, Capacity Building for Sickle Cell Disease in North Carolina, and the Duke Roybal Center. Previously, she worked at Duke’s Center for Child and Family Policy as Senior Data Technician. Her educational background includes degrees in education (M.Ed.) and psychology (B.S.) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Friday, January 10, 2020

    Christine Zdeb, MSN '18, was recently appointed to the American Psychological Association's Clinical Practice Guideline Development panel for the treatment of chronic musculoskeletal pain in adults.

  • Friday, January 10, 2020

    Michael Zychowicz, professor, and Angela Richard-Eaglin, assistant professor, are working with the VA Office for Academic Affiliation (OAA) to develop a standardized national VA competency-based curriculum for Primary Care and Mental Health NP residency programs in partnership with other NP faculty members from across the US who lead VA-based postgraduate NP residency programs.

  • Friday, January 10, 2020

    D-CHIPP and the SER Hispano Project will hold a community health symposium for immigrants on February 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. This third annual symposium will continue to increase awareness of services available for immigrants and refugees in the Triangle area and the capacity of providers in caring for this population. This symposium will have a special emphasis on Latino youth.

  • Thursday, January 9, 2020

    Nurses are natural innovators. Because they operate on the front lines of the healthcare system, nurses are constantly pioneering solutions to the daily challenges their patients face.

    From ingenious inventions to time-saving processes, nurses are full of ideas to improve patient health and experience. But they don’t routinely have the entrepreneurial tools and training needed to turn their innovative ideas into market-ready products.    

  • Thursday, January 9, 2020

    Marilyn Oermann, professor, and Judith Hays, associate professor emerita, received a Second Place American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award for the 4th edition of their book Writing for Publication in Nursing.

    This book was also recently translated into Turkish and published by Ankara Nobel Tip Kitabevleri.

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