News for Faculty and Staff

  • Monday, June 15, 2020

    The IPEC staff will present the Lightning Talk abstract "'Bending with the Wind' to Ground New IPE Initiatives" for the August Nexus Summit 2020 program. 

  • Monday, June 15, 2020

    ​Congratulations to Sallie Allgood, consulting associate, and her sponsor, Devon Noonan, associate professor, for their award for the Spring 2020 Hillman Small Grant Fellowship application entitled: “Developing a Community Health Worker Innovation Toolkit”. This award is for a one-year period with a start date of June 1, 2020.

  • Monday, June 15, 2020

    Meet 2020 Officers of Beta Epsilon

  • Monday, June 15, 2020

    In the early 1980s, Durham, like many American cities, witnessed a spike in the amount of homeless and impoverished people downtown. A group of faith and civic leaders responded to this crisis by establishing a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, the Urban Ministries Center, in 1983. They constructed a building at Liberty and Queen streets and leased portions of the space to other anti-poverty nonprofits, including St. Philip’s Community Kitchen, which provided free meals, and the United Methodist Mission Society, which distributed donated groceries and clothing to those in need.

  • Monday, June 15, 2020

    Charles Collom, DNP '18, Marilyn Oermann, Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing, and Valerie Sabol, professor, are co-authors of "An Assessment of Predatory Publication Use in Reviews" in the Clinical Nurse Specialist, Vol. 34, No. 4, July/August 2020.

  • Saturday, June 13, 2020

    Elizabeth Gatewood, DNP '18, and Jennie De Gagne, professor, contributed to “The One-Minute Preceptor: Evaluation of a Clinical Teaching Tool Training for Nurse Practitioner Preceptors" in The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (section “Faculty for Faculty”). 

  • Friday, June 12, 2020

    It was a busy week as MSN students virtually engaged in their summer on campus intensive (OCI). 

    Around 275 students attended the first OCI on June 10. Anne Derouin, MSN program director and associate professor, gave a welcome presentation, and Sean Convoy, assistant professor, presented his Wise Minds session, which was well-received by the following and more students: 

  • Friday, June 12, 2020

    Michael Cary, associate professor, was a panelist for the Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) "Challenges Faced by Nurse Researchers During COVID-19 Pandemic: Turning Crisis into Opportunity" virtual event on June 17. Cary presented "Lean In during COVID-19: Managing Self, Family and Research Productivity." 

     

  • Friday, June 12, 2020

    Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, associate professor, was interviewed by Frank Stasio on WUNC's The State of Things on June 12 for a segment titled "Landlords Can Begin Evicting On June 21: These Are Your Rights." She discussed the health risks that housing insecurity poses for the Latinx community in North Carolina. 

     

  • Friday, June 12, 2020

    MSN alumna Rachel Hester was highlighted in the Statesville Record & Landmark article "Davis Medical Group names new family practice nurse." Her accolades include an academic merit scholarship from DUSON. 

  • Friday, June 12, 2020

    Kudos to Nancy Crego, assistant professor, and her research team for the submission of her AHRQ COVID-19 related application entitled: “Alterations in Sickle Cell Disease Health Care Delivery, Utilization and Cost by North Carolina Medicaid Enrollees throughout the COVID-19 Crisis.” This proposal is in response to RFA-HS-20-003 requesting funds for a two-year period with a start date of September 1, 2020. The objective of this project is to understand how COVID-19 has disproportionately affected health care utilization patterns for individuals with SCD in NC when compared to a sample of NC Medicaid enrollees without SCD.

  • Thursday, June 11, 2020

    Members of the School of Nursing community were among the hundreds of Duke health care workers and leaders to march through the medical campus on June 10. The march ended in remarks being made by individuals including Dean Marion Broome. President Vincent E. Price and Chancellor for Health Affairs Dr. A. Eugene Washington also participated.

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