News for Faculty and Staff

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019

    On Tuesday, November 5th from 11:30AM to 4PM, DUSON is proudly partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive. Many blood drives have been hosted at DUSON in the past, so we are thrilled to continue to support our community and those in need of blood in and around the Durham area.

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019

    Kudos to Sophia Smith, associate professor, for the submission of her Robin Care, Inc., National Cancer Institute (NCI), Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) subcontract application entitled "Software for Patient Navigation Through the Cancer Care Continuum." This proposal requests funds for Phase 1 for a 9-month period with a start date of August 1, 2020 and Phase 2 for a 2-year period starting May 1, 2021.

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019

    LaShanda Cobbs, DNP '14, along with Barbara Turner, professor, and Mary Champagne, professor and dean emerita, published an article entitled "Assessing Insomnia in Active-Duty Service Members in a Military Primary Care Clinic" in the Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice.

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019

    The Duke Global Health Institute invites proposals for its Spring 2020 "Think Global" weekly lecture series. You can propose yourself or a colleague, from inside or outside the DGHI community. 

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019

    Dr. Thomas Catena is a Duke School of Medicine graduate who founded a hospital in the rural mountains of Sudan, serving a population of 750,000 who did not have health care. There are two options to see him speak. One is a movie screening that includes dinner, Q&A and has limited slots (see sign up below). The second is the next day and is a lecture. He is being sponsored by the Global Health Institute, Divinity School and School of Medicine.

    Monday, Nov 18, 5:00-8:00pm, Great Hall Trent-Semans School of Med: *Free, but requires sign up*

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019

    If you publish books or support faculty members who do, you may be interested in a special upcoming professional development opportunity. On November 8, a lunchtime panel discussion about the business of book publishing will offer an insiders’ view from two leaders in the field:

    "The Business of Books: An Insider’s Look at 21st Century Publishing"

    Leaders of two top publishing houses -- a trade press and an academic press -- offer insights on navigating the world of book publishing now, and discuss where the industry is heading.

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    The deadline for employees to obtain their flu vaccination is fast approaching (Tuesday, November 5)!

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    Margie Molloy, assistant professor, is this year’s recipient of the Duke AHEAD Interprofessional Education Excellence award.

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    AnnMarie Walton, Assistant Professor, published the following article in Oncology Nursing Forum: Nursing Assistants’ Use of Personal Protective Equipment Regarding Contact With Excreta Contaminated With Antineoplastic Drugs.

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    Michael Relf, Associate Dean for Global and Community Affairs, will be joined by panelists Megan Huchko, MD, and Godfrey Kisigo, MD, to discuss their work to better understand and reduce reproductive health stigma for people living with HIV/AIDS. The event will take place on November 1st, from 12 to 1 pm at 040 Trent Hall.

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    Thank you to staff for coming out and so enthusiastically participating in the Staff Retreat, Friday, October 18, 2019 at Brier Creek Country Club! Tables were filled, the facilitator was great, and the competitions were fierce (and loud).  Congrats again to the Rock, Paper, Scissor Champ, the “Over Under” toilet paper roll team and of course to the plastic straw Staff Parking Deck architects and engineers. Stepping off campus for a day to think about wonder, becoming more curious, and creating magic was definitely a day well spent.

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    The Duke University School of Nursing is now accepting International Visiting Scholars applications for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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