News for Faculty and Staff

  • Thursday, July 23, 2020

    The Duke Clinical Research Institute's 6th Vital Sign study was featured in the "Walking Speed Could Be a New Indicator of Health" article on HealthCanal.com. The 6th Vital Sign is a global research study that uses Apple’s ResearchKit to measure a vital sign; Ryan Shaw, associate professor, is one of the study's team members. 

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020

    Applications will be accepted starting July 27 to work on a Duke Bass Connection project team starting this fall. Each of the 13 teams will focus on COVID-related research. The application deadline is July 31. 

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020

    Student Michael Manasia has been selected as a DNP Margolis Scholar. His policy interests focus on issues around health care costs and affordability, such as financial toxicity and price transparency, particularly with regards to oncology. His future career path is focused on nursing leadership and hospital administration. He is currently a Genitourinary Surgery Office Practice nurse/clinical nurse IV at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020

    Schenita Randolph, assistant professor, was highlighted in The New York Times' article "Keeping Kids Curious About Their Bodies Without Shame" by Jenny Marder. The article discusses how to talk to children about body curiosity and setting boundaries for their behavior.

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020

     

    Tech Tip of the Week

    Did you spot the phish last week? You may recall receiving a fake phishing attempt last week as part of the DHTS Phish program. Did it get you? 

    Congratulations to our DUSON student Brian Douthit, PhD student and MSN '17! He was selected from those who reported the phish to receive a beautiful ISO challenge coin.

    Here’s how the School did overall:

    Emails Sent: 484

    Email Opened: 207 (42.8%)

    Clicks: 133 (27.5%)

    Reports - PhishAlarm: 45 (9.2%)

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020

    Alice Chua, DNP '19, is one of this year's five recipients of the President's Award for Nurses in Singapore. The award, Singapore's highest accolade for the profession, recognizes nurses who have shown sustained, outstanding performance and contributions to patient care delivery, education, research and administration.

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020

    Ryan Shaw, associate professor, co-received an award from Duke MEDx for CovIdentify, a study that aims to see if it can be detected if a person has COVID symptoms or not through the data collected from that person's wearable device and/or smartphone.

  • Monday, July 20, 2020

    Kathryn E. Kreider, DNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, associate professor and lead faculty for the DUSON endocrinology specialty, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP).

  • Monday, July 20, 2020

    Kudos to Tara Albrecht, assistant professor, and her entire team for the submission of her Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation application entitled: “Build Stamina: A novel supportive intervention for vulnerable adults with acute leukemia and their caregivers.” This proposal requests funding for a one-year period with a start date of January 1, 2021.

  • Monday, July 20, 2020

    Kudos to Xiao Hu, Ann Henshaw Gardiner Distinguished Professor of Nursing, and his entire team for the submission of their NIH R01 transfer application entitled: "Integrate Dynamic System Model and Machine Learning for Calibration-Free Noninvasive ICP". This proposal requests funding for a three-year period with a start date of August 1, 2020. 

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