News for Faculty and Staff

  • Friday, April 25, 2014

    Thanks to Beth Merwin and Dave Bowersox for hosting a breakfast last week in our new Staff and Faculty Lounge on the third floor of the North Wing of Pearson.  Periodically, we will host events like this that are designed to help our STAFF and FACULTY to be together in a peaceful environment. I hope you will enjoy this space and use it for getting together.

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  • Friday, April 25, 2014

    Janet Bettger was a visiting professor at the University of TX Medical Branch Sealy Center on Aging to facilitate discussions and lecture on “Aligning National Priorities with Stakeholder Input to Improve Healthcare Quality and Outcomes.”

  • Friday, April 25, 2014

    Janet Bettger was a visiting professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch Sealy Center on Aging to facilitate discussions and lecture on "Aligning National Priorities with Stakeholder Input to Improve Healthcare Quality and Outcomes."

  • Friday, April 25, 2014

    Pre-doctoral Training in Biomedical Big Data Science (T32) RFA-HG-14-004
  • Friday, April 25, 2014

    The ADAPT Center announces a special call for international research grants.  These grants are due May 26 and are for a maximum of $35,000 over 2 years.  Funding can be used for relationship building activities with international collaborators as well as direct research support.  Use the ADAPT small grants application to apply for these grants, but specify you are applying for an international research grant. More information.

  • Friday, April 25, 2014

    The ADAPT Center is seeking proposals from nursing faculty interested in conducting research to better understand cognitive/affective symptom experience and symptom sequelae in chronic illness and how to ameliorate symptoms, symptom distress and symptom sequelae using an Adaptive Leadership framework and/or adaptive approaches.  Small grants (up to $15,000) will support research pilots that are of sufficient quality and rigor and have reasonable potential for obtaining extramural funding (grant and/or contract) to DUSON. Application Deadline: May 26, 2014.  Notification of Award: June 26,
  • Friday, April 25, 2014

    The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is conducting a national search for scientific program officers to support the Improving Healthcare Systems (IHS) program.  The mission of the IHS program is to develop, fund, and manage comparative effectiveness research studies of strategies (e.g., policies, interventions, service designs) employed by healthcare systems and organizations to improve the quality, and efficiency of care for the patients they serve.

  • Monday, April 21, 2014

    Kathy Trotter has accepted an invitation to serve on Duke University's Faculty Diversity Standing Committee (FDSC) for a three-year term, beginning September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2017. This committee is advisory to the Provost and was formed in fall 2003 to aid in the implementation of the Faculty Diversity Initiative (FDI). The committee reviews data pursuant to the goals of the FDI and provides feedback to the provost on progress and areas for attention.

  • Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Paula Tanabe received an award for her NIH R13 conference proposal entitled "Improving Healthcare for Individuals and Families Living with Sickle Cell Disease." This project was awarded at $48,210 for the one-year project period, from April 17, 2014 to March 31, 2015.

  • Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Constance Johnson, Katherine Pereira, Nancy Hassell, Janet Levy and Allison Vorderstrasse co-authored an article entitled "Feasibility and preliminary effects of a virtual environment for adults with type 2 diabetes: Pilot study" that has been published in JMIR (Journal of Medical Internet Research) Research Protocols.

  • Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Constance Johnson, Katherine Pereira, Nancy Hassell, Janet Levy and Allison Vorderstrasse co-authored an article entitled "Feasibility and preliminary effects of a virtual environment for adults with type 2 diabetes: Pilot study" that has been published in JMIR (Journal of Medical Internet Research) Research Protocols.

  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Marilyn Oermann, Kathleen Turner and Meg Carman published article in Nursing Economics titled "Preparing quality improvement, research and evidence-based practice manuscripts." The article is part of the journal's Continuing Nursing Education series.

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