News for Faculty and Staff

  • Tuesday, January 7, 2020

    “Point of Care” is a new monthly speaker series, sponsored by Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and Blue Cross NC, that provides a national stage for thought leaders in health care delivery, payment, and reform to share their ideas, discuss new approaches, and comment on emerging health reforms.

  • Tuesday, January 7, 2020

    D-CHIPP is starting off the year with a follow-up documentary to a film featured last fall about the opioid/heroin epidemic. WRAL’s “Finding a Fix” revisits the stories of some of the families across North Carolina who have lost loved ones due to accidental drug overdose and discusses legislation passed in the last couple of years aimed at combating the opioid/heroin epidemic.

  • Monday, January 6, 2020

    I am pleased to announce that John Brion, PhD, PMH NP-BC, will join DUSON’s faculty on February 1, 2020. He will be a member of the Healthcare in Adult Populations Division and assume important responsibilities in the MSN program’s Psych Mental Health Specialty. 

  • Monday, January 6, 2020

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 mHealth Training Institute (mHTI) to be held at the University of California, Los Angeles from July 26 – 31, 2020. The week-long, residential program blends “deep dives” into the latest mHealth technologies and methodologies with team science projects to provide the selected scholars with the transdisciplinary knowledge, competencies and collaborative networks required to tackle “wicked” healthcare problems.

  • Monday, January 6, 2020

    Congratulations to the DEFT (Duke Elder Family/Caregiving Training) Program for receiving a $100K unrestricted gift last month from a Duke parent in California. The gift was given in honor of Doreen Matters, program director for the DEFT, for her years of service to the Duke Cancer Institute.

  • Monday, January 6, 2020

    Angela Richard-Eaglin and Jacquelyn McMillian-Bohler, assistant professors, co-authored the chapter "Advanced Assessment of the Female Reproductive System," and Adrienne Small,

  • Monday, January 6, 2020

    The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement hosts the Faculty Advancement and Success Workshop Series, which provides learning opportunities, resources, and networking for all faculty at Duke. Each month, faculty meet with their peers, experts, and key campus leaders to discuss and engage with issues and opportunities relevant to their professional development and advancement.

  • Monday, January 6, 2020

    Through funds from Together Duke, the Provost has established a funding program to support groups of faculty whose engaged research targets selected societal challenges in alignment with Duke’s strategic priorities. The two new themes for the 2020 grant competition are Immigration; and Science, Technology, and Ethics. The deadline for proposals is January 24, 2020

  • Monday, January 6, 2020

    Kudos to Isaac Lipkus, professor, and his entire team for the submission of their subcontract application to Virginia Commonwealth University entitled: "Characterizing Toxicant Exposure, Behavior and Abuse Liability of Electronic Waterpipe." This proposal requests funds for a 3 year period with a start date of September 1, 2020.

  • Monday, January 6, 2020

    Negative provider attitudes are one of the most common reasons that young people don’t seek facility-based health services, including contraception. And yet we’ve invested – and continue to invest -- large sums of money in training health care providers to be “youth friendly.”  While training may help providers develop new knowledge and skills, training has not been able to adequately address the deep-rooted beliefs, attitudes, norms, and biases about adolescent and youth sexuality that providers and community members may hold.  

  • Friday, January 3, 2020

    DUSON's Communities of Practice website has been redesigned and relaunched by a team led by Iris Padilla, assistant professor. The site offers information and resources to engage clinicians as preceptors for our nurse practitioner students. 

  • Thursday, January 2, 2020

    Najla McClain will transition to a new role as senior program coordinator for the ABSN program, having previously served as program director for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and senior program coordinator for the MSN program.

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