News for Faculty and Staff

  • 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, Associate Professor 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.

  • Thursday, November 28, 2019

    The Duke University Center for International & Global Studies' Graduate Awards for Research and Training provide graduate students working on international research topics with funding for travel to archival and research sites inside and outside the continental United States; for attendance at specialized conferences; or for foreign language and methods training. Funding requests may include costs of international and in-country travel, living expenses, and directly related research materials. The deadline to apply is February 17, 2020.

  • Wednesday, November 27, 2019

    Kudos to Irene Felsman, assistant professor and principal investigator; Gabriela Nagy, assistant professor in Duke Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; and Allison Stafford, postdoctoral associate and contact PI, who received an award for their Duke University Bass Connection application entitled "The US Immigration Climate and Mental Health Outcomes of Latinx Immigrants." The project was awarded $24,900 for a one year beginni

  • Wednesday, November 27, 2019

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

  • Tuesday, November 26, 2019

    In September, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced upcoming opportunities for member feedback and engagement on the AACN Essentials. The Essentials documents are used to ensure quality in nursing programs offered at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral (DNP) levels.

    The AACN is using an accelerated process to update all three Essentials documents simultaneously to ensure that competency expectations are closely aligned and appropriately leveled.

  • Tuesday, November 26, 2019

    Will you be using a public WiFi in the coming weeks (your hotel, an airport, Starbucks, your neighbor’s guest WiFi)?

    Several of you asked about VPNs after reading last week’s Tech Tuesday about travel security.  Here’s what you should know:

    First things first … Why use a VPN?

    Which would you prefer?

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