News for Faculty and Staff

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    Michael Relf, associate dean for global and community health affairs, has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, published by Lippincott Wolters Kluwer.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    Denise Williams has been promoted from User Services Specialist to Computer Operations Manager. She will continue to be the Lead Systems Administrator for Infrastructure, and assume the role of IT Manager for the IT Service Desk.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    Tips for keeping your data safe while traveling …

    Most of us will be traveling in the next couple of months. Cyber-criminals know this. They continue to find creative ways to get your data. Don’t make it easy for them. Here are our tips to protect your data and devices while you travel:

    Before you leave …

    Update your passwords

    Consider changing your passwords on key accounts if you haven’t recently.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    As a way to highlight the amazing diversity in our community, we’re continuing a new tradition of decorating the two DUSON Christmas Trees with ornaments that represent you! You are invited to donate an ornament that represents something special to you, your home, family, or culture’s tradition. Trees will be located in the front lobby and atrium.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    Please leave Disposable Diapers, Cloth Diapers, and/or Sanitary Supplies beneath the Atrium Tree for donation to the Diaper Bank of NC. Diapers, pads and tampons are not covered by Federal Assistance Funds (i.e. WIC, SNAP, food stamps), forcing families with limited incomes  to make hard decisions. While shopping this holiday season, please pick up Disposable Diapers, Cloth Diapers, and/or Sanitary Supplies and place them in the basket next to the Atrium tree.

  • Monday, November 18, 2019

    John Barrett (DNP ‘18) published his DNP scholarly project entitled “Clinical Pathways on a Mobile Device.” Co-authors were Susan Silva, associate professor, and Barbara Turner and Michael Zychowicz, professors.

    Abstract:

  • Monday, November 18, 2019

    DUSON faculty, staff, students, and community partners recently gathered for the first annual Community Health Lecture. Keynote lecturer Susan Swider, PhD, from Rush University spoke on “The Critical Role of All Nurses in Population Health: Transforming Health Across Roles and Practice Settings.” In addition to giving her presentation, Dr. Swider met with the D-CHIPP Advisory Board and faculty and student affiliates throughout the day.

  • Monday, November 18, 2019

    Angela Richard-Eaglin, assistant professor, was the invited speaker for the MD Anderson Cancer Center "Perspectives in Cancer Prevention" quarterly lecture series, which took place on November 13.

  • Monday, November 18, 2019

    Colonel Edward Yackel (DNP ‘13) retired this month after 30 years of active duty in the U.S. Army. He was appointed as the Deputy Executive Director of the National Patient Safety Program for the Veterans Health Administration. The chair of his DNP project was Dr Nancy Short.

  • Monday, November 18, 2019

    Numerous DUSON faculty and students presented at the Gerontological Society of America's annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, November 13-17:

    "Implementation of the Goals of Care Decision Aid in Nursing Homes: An Evidence-Based Intervention" (Eleanor McConnell, associate professor)

    SYMPOSIUM: "SOCIAL NETWORKS, HEALTH, AND WELL-BEING AMONG PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA"

  • Monday, November 18, 2019

    Angela Richard-Eaglin, assistant professor, serves as the Co-chair of the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) Diversity Special Interest Group and the Chair of the Microagressions sub-committee. In collaboration with the sub-committee, she led efforts in development of a proposal for a 3 part webinar series on microaggressions.

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