News for Faculty and Staff

  • Thursday, August 1, 2019

    Amie Koch, assistant professor, recently authored a op-ed entitled “Jail Phone Calls” published in the News & Observer.

    “A 15-minute phone call from jail in North Carolina can cost the person or family approximately $12.00. People are charged many hidden fees. Jails have contracts with telecommunication companies that are negotiated by elected officials, Sheriff’s office or jail administration.

  • Thursday, August 1, 2019

    Valerie Sabol, professor, was recently quoted in a news story entitled “Age Wave Rolls In with Career Opportunities for Advanced Practice Nurses” published by Health eCareers.

    “Nurse practitioners also provide additional access across care settings," says Valerie Sabol, PhD, ACNP, GNP, FAANP, FAAN, and professor and division chair at Duke University School of Nursing in Durham, North Carolina. Sabol is also GAPNA's current president.

  • Thursday, August 1, 2019

    The International House staff aims to create a global community that is inclusive, supportive and welcoming. To accomplish this goal, they need your collaboration, positive energy and time! The first impression students get when they arrive to campus makes a huge impact on their first year experience, well-being and success.

  • Thursday, August 1, 2019

    DUSON is committed to the safety of its faculty, staff and students. This month’s awareness focuses on accidental injury and what you can do to stay safe.

  • Thursday, August 1, 2019

    Congratulations to Sophia Smith, associate professor, and her entire team who have received an award for her Duke Cancer Control and Population Sciences Pilot proposal entitled “Pilot Study of a Mobile App to Reduce Distress among Transplant Cancer Survivors.” This pilot study was awarded $25,000 for the two-year project period with a start date of August 1, 2019.

  • Thursday, August 1, 2019

    Adrienne Small, clinical nurse educator, was recently featured in an article entitled “Using Duke Time Off for a Long-Awaited Reunion” published by Working@Duke.

     

  • Thursday, August 1, 2019

    Donna Biederman, associate professor, recently began serving in leadership roles at multiple levels. 

    Locally, Biederman is a Co-chair of the Health and Housing committee of the Partnership for a Healthy Durham. The committee is developing a two-year work plan and has goals related to data availability and quality, awareness and advocacy around affordable housing in Durham. 

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2019

    Increases in life expectancy in many childhood-onset chronic conditions such as sickle cell disease, cancer, lupus and chronic kidney disease has brought unique challenges for adolescents and young adults (AYAs). These AYAs struggle to deal with the associated disease burden, manage their condition and thrive as they develop independent self-management skills to become active and engaged adults. The challenges that influence this population across this transition are some that only they can address, but often lack the skills and motivation to do so.

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2019

    Eleanor McConnell, associate professor, recently published an article entitled “Assessing Quality for People Living With Dementia in Residential Long-Term Care: Trends and Challenges” in Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. Julienne Meyer of University of London is a co-author of this article.

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  • Tuesday, July 30, 2019

    A group of PhD students recently presented their research in podium or poster presentations at the Sigma Theta Tau International Congress in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

    Michelle Franklin, PhD student, presented “Parental Experiences With Healthcare Transition for Adolescent and Emerging Adult Children With Intellectual Disability.”

  • Monday, July 29, 2019

    Kudos to Jiepin Cao, PhD student; and her faculty sponsor Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, associate professor; and their entire team for the submission to the Sigma Theta Tau Doris Bloch Research Program for a proposal entitled “Understanding Intimate Partner Violence Among Chinese: From the Lens of Social Determinants of Health and Intersectionality.”  This proposal requests funding for a one-year period for a start date of November 1, 2019.

  • Monday, July 29, 2019

    On August 28th, Duke Transfusion Services will sponsor a blood drive from 9:30am until 3pm in the Searle Center Lecture Hall.

    Please visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter: 'Duke' to schedule and appointment.

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