News for Faculty and Staff

  • Thursday, May 16, 2019

    Paula Tanabe, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN, FAEN, FAAN, associate dean for research development and data science, has been named Laurel Chadwick Professor of Nursing by the Duke University Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2019. Designation as a distinguished professor is the highest honor that Duke University awards to its faculty members.

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    The Duke Center for Research to Advance HealthCare Equity (REACH Equity) recently selected Tolu Oyesanya, PhD, RN, assistant professor; to join the second cohort of Career Development Awardees – REACH Equity Scholars.

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    Schenita Randolph, assistant professor, was recently featured in an article entitled "Get Help Creating A Mobile App" published by Working@Duke.

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    Jennie De Gagne, associate professor, recently gave an invited talk with the theme of "Dream Big and Lead" to students of the Catawba College Department of Nursing at their pinning ceremony. 

    In her presentation, De Gagne spoke on being an independent thinker, asking for help and empowering yourself through lifelong learning to become leaders in your own life. 

    Catawba College is located in Salisbury, NC and offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and a BSN-Pre Licensure degree in Nursing. 

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    This week’s Tech Tuesday will highlight some recommended tips and reminders for the start of the summer semester.

    But first, here’s our Tech Tip of the Week –

    Look at screens all day?   Computer displays are notorious for causing temporary eye irritation.  This usually shows up as:

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    UPCOMING ZUMBA WITH KENDRA ROLLE:

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    Bobby Bradford, ABSN '17; and Ian Ryan, ABSN '17; are nurses in the United States Navy who are stationed together after graduating from Duke University School of Nursing.

    Both Ryan and Bradford are getting ready to board the USNS Comfort, a naval hospital ship, to South America where they will provide humanitarian relief and assist health care systems. 

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    Iris Padilla, assistant professor; and Leonor Corsino, associate professor of medicine; recently submitted a grant proposal entitled "A Translation of Care Model from Hospital to Community for Hispanic/Latino Adult Patients with Diabetes" to The New York Regional Center for Diabetes Translation Research. Their proposal requests $25,000 a year for a two-year period. 

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    Lauren Arrington, DNP student, was recently featured in an on-air Fox 45 news interview where she discussed the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's new report on maternal mortality. She was asked to participate in this interview due to the work she's she's doing on her DNP project. 

    Arrington's DNP project focuses on birthing with equity. Her quality improvement project engages OB/GYN department staff in reducing racial disparities in patient experience of care.

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    Rachel Richesson, associate professor, recently delivered the keynote presentation entitled "Moving Clinical Research into the Real World: The Promise and Perils of Big Data and Informatics" at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's 2019 Biomedical Informatics Colloquium. 

    The colloquium brought together researchers across the translational spectrum interested in developing cross-disciplinary projects in biomedical informatics. The forum included presentations, networking, poster and travel award announcements and pilot funding opportunities.

  • Monday, May 13, 2019

    Kudos to Isaac Lipkus, professor, and his entire team for the submission of their Subcontract application on a Virginia Commonwealth University NIH R01 application entitled "Effects of Waterpipe Tobacco Heating Sources among Peer Groups: Puff Topography, Toxicant Exposure, Toxicant Yield, and Subjective Experiences." This proposal requests funding for a three-year period with a start date of April 1, 2020. 

  • Monday, May 13, 2019

    In February 2019, co-convened by Save the Children, UNICEF, WHO, UNHCR, and Her Royal Highness Princess Sarah Zeid, experts and key stakeholders from multiple sectors within the humanitarian and development fields met in Geneva, Switzerland to catalyze a global agenda for improving newborn health in humanitarian settings. This resulting declaration is a call for the dignity, health, and wellbeing of every woman, every child, and every newborn – in humanitarian and fragile settings – to be urgently upheld and prioritized.

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