News for Faculty and Staff

  • Friday, August 31, 2012

    Ruth Anderson, Virginia Stone Professor of Nursing; associate professors Chip Bailey, Kirsten Corazzini, and Sharron Docherty; postdoctoral scholar Dana Carthron; and PhD students Judith Adams, Jenni Day, and Elizabeth Neglia published an article entitled "Studying the clinical encounter with the Adaptive Leadership Framework" in the Journal of Healthcare Leadership. Article

  • Friday, August 31, 2012

    Ruth Anderson, Virginia Stone Professor of Nursing; associate professors Chip Bailey, Kirsten Corazzini, and Sharron Docherty; postdoctoral scholar Dana Carthron; and PhD students Judith Adams, Jenni Day, and Elizabeth Neglia published an article entitled "Studying the clinical encounter with the Adaptive Leadership Framework" in the Journal of Healthcare Leadership. Article

  • Friday, August 31, 2012

    The mission of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation is to advance the science of anesthesia through education and research. As such the Foundation provides funds for doctoral fellowships, post-doctoral fellowships, and research grants. Dr. Chuck Vacchiano has been a recipient of several Foundation grants and a longtime grant reviewer for the organization. In the Fall of 2011, Dr. Vacchiano was approached by the Foundation and asked to create a new grant proposal submission package and review process patterned after the new NIH grant proposal format.

  • Friday, August 31, 2012

    Professor Bei Wu published an article entitled "Hygiene self-care of older adults in West Virginia: Effects of gender" in the Journal of Dental Hygiene. Abstract

  • Friday, August 31, 2012

    Instructional Strategist and Technologist Rita-Marie Conrad presented the session entitled "Transforming the Online Learner" at the 28th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, August 8-10 in Madison, Wisconsin.

  • Friday, August 31, 2012

    With more than 7,000 students currently enrolled, the online course Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship will be starting soon. The six weeks of classes will be taught by Dr. Marilyn Lombardi, associate professor and director of Duke University’s Center of Nursing Collaboration, Entrepreneurship & Technology, and Dr. Bob Barnes, director of business development at the Pratt School of Engineering and an instructor in the biomedical engineering department at Duke.

  • Thursday, August 30, 2012

    Two Duke University School of Nursing faculty members are attending the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on September 5 as invited guests for a discussion on health care issues.

    Drs. Sharon Hawks, assistant professor and Program Director of the DUSON’s Nurse Anesthesia Specialty program, and Brett T. Morgan, assistant professor and assistant director of the Nurse Anesthesia Specialty program, were invited to the DNC along with legislators and policy makers for talks focusing on health care reform.

  • Friday, August 24, 2012

    Assistant Professor John Brion published an article entitled "Grief and HIV medication adherence: The work of transcending loss" in the Journal of Loss and Trauma: International Perspectives on Stress and Coping. Article

  • Friday, August 24, 2012

    Assistant Professor Janet Bettger presented "Health Technology Assessments for Integrated Care Pathways and Transition of Care Services" at the Guidelines International Network Conference 2012 in Berlin, Germany, on August 24.

  • Friday, August 24, 2012

    Professor Bei Wu published an article entitled "Experiences and concerns of family caregivers providing support to people with dementia: A cross-cultural perspective" in Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice." Article

  • Friday, August 24, 2012

    Professor Chuck Vacchiano published an article entitled "Development and validation of a cerebral oximeter capable of absolute accuracy" in the Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. Abstract

  • Tuesday, August 21, 2012

    The Duke University Schools of Nursing and Medicine are among 13 U.S. schools partnering with Rwanda’s Ministry of Health to build a high-quality and sustainable health system in Rwanda. The seven-year Rwanda Human Resources for Health (HRH) Program was announced by former U.S. President Bill Clinton in Rwanda in late July.

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