News for Faculty and Staff

  • Monday, September 16, 2019

    Eun-Ok Im, associate dean for Research Development and Regulatory Affairs, and collaborators in Korea published an article entitled "Illness Perception and Sense of Well-being in Breast Cancer Patients" in Patient Preference and Adherence.

  • Friday, September 13, 2019

    For the last three years, hundreds of members of the DUSON community have invested time and energy to create a strategic roadmap for our future. And part of this strategy is focusing on making sure DUSON continues to be a destination for outstanding talent!

  • Friday, September 13, 2019

    Duke Health — which includes Duke University Health System (DUHS) and the schools of nursing and medicine — is committed to reducing the prevalence of the influenza virus within our community. As part of this commitment, obtaining a flu shot is a condition of employment for ALL DUSON faculty, staff, instructors and post-doctoral fellows.

  • Friday, September 13, 2019

    Duke Center on Addition and Seminar Series through Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Franklin Humanities Institute and Health Humanities Lab present "Reframing Addiction: Poetic Narratives of Recovery" with Kate Daniels on September 25 at 12 p.m. in Rubenstein Library, Room 249. Lunch will be provided.

  • Friday, September 13, 2019

    Wonshik Chee, associate professor; Sangmi Kim, postdoctoral associate; and Eun-Ok Im, associate dean for research development and regulatory affairs, published an article entitled "Recruitment and Retention of Asian Americans in Web-Based Physical Activity Promotion programs: A Discussion Paper" in CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing.

  • Friday, September 13, 2019

    Congratulations to Mariam Kayle, assistant professor, and her entire team received an award for their Center for Disease Control U58 proposal entitled "Capacity Building for Sickle Cell Disease Surveillance in North Carolina (Component A)." This award is for a one-year period from September 30, 2019 to September 29, 2020.

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019

    Kudos to Michael Relf, associate dean for Global and Community Health Affairs, and Julie Barroso with the Medical University South Carolina and their entire team for the resubmission of their NIH R01 application entitled "Improving Outcomes through a Stigma Reduction Intervention for African American Women Living with HIV." This proposal requesting funding for a five-year period with a start date of July 1, 2020.

    Project Summary/Abstract

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019

    Iris Padilla, assistant professor, was a part of an invited panelist for the Cultural Determinants of Health and Health Disparities session on Thursday, September 12. Other panelist include Drs. Howard Eisenson, Michelle Lyn, Emily Esmali, Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, Samuel Johnson; and Shaquisha Barnes and Charita McCollers representing Duke Regional, Lincoln Community Health Center, and Duke faculty and staff. The audience included 120 first year med students, 80 first year doctor of PT, and 30 faculty.

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019

    Iris Padilla, assistant professor, recently received an award for "A Transition of Care Model from Hospital to Community for Hispanic/Latino Adult Patients with Diabetes" from the New York CDTR. She is Co-PI with Leonor Corsino.

    Abstract

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019

    Do you host or mentor visiting scholars and professors? Do you process F-1 visas for full-time enrolled students? Do you engage in the hiring of foreign nationals? The Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives (OGACHI) presents the Fall 2019 Global Conversations Series on "U.S. Visas for Foreign Nationals An Information Session" on Monday, October 21 at 12 p.m. in Pearson 1009. The session is presented by Pierre Byrd, senior international student/scholar advisor; and Lola (Lois) Yelverton, director, Duke Visa Services.

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019

    The Center for Nursing Discovery (CND) is celebrating Healthcare Simulation Week September 16-20. Healthcare Simulation Week celebrates global professionals who use simulation to improve the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of healthcare delivery. This week also raises awareness in communities nationwide about how healthcare simulation is leading us to safe, more knowledgeable patient care.

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019

    Kudos to Schenita Randolph, assistant professor, for the submission of her proposal to Gilead Sciences, Inc. entitled "A Salon-Based, Multi-level Intervention to Improve PrEP Uptake among Black Women living in the United States South." This proposal requests funding for a three-year period with a start date of February 1, 2020.

    OVERVIEW AND SPECIFIC AIMS

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