News for Faculty and Staff

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2013

    Duke University School of Nursing and the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development present:

    Clipp Symposium on Trajectory Science
    Wednesday, October 9, 2013
    1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Building - Great Hall

    Register Online  |  Call for Posters  |  Download Flyer

  • Wednesday, September 4, 2013

    The Duke University School of Nursing announces the Academy for Academic and Social Enrichment and Leadership Development for Health Equity (Health Equity Academy). The Health Equity Academy (HEA), a newly funded Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Nursing Workforce Diversity grant (D19HP25902), is the next generation of the Making a Difference in Nursing II (MADIN II) program. MADIN II concludes December 31, 2013.

  • Tuesday, September 3, 2013

    The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA) program at Duke University School of Nursing is poised to make a major change when it transitions from master’s degree program to a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree program.

  • Monday, August 26, 2013

    Former United States President Bill Clinton and Rwandan President Paul Kagame visited with physicians and nurses to celebrate the progress of the Human Resources for Health (HRH) Program, a global health program to build a high-quality and sustainable health system in Rwanda.

    Agnes Binagwaho (left) isRwanda's Minister of Health.(Photo credit: David Dini)

  • Monday, August 19, 2013

    Today, Duke University School of Nursing faculty members Dr. Margaret “Midge” Bowers, Dr. Penny Cooper and Dr. Rémi Hueckel fill their days by teaching students, conducting research and working with patients. But once, these three women were first responders racing to accident scenes and urgent medical emergencies—not in an ambulance but in a Duke Life Flight helicopter. Each has more than a decade of experience working as a flight nurse. Dr. Bowers was part of the crew from 1988 to 1999, Dr. Cooper from 1990 to 2000 and Dr. Hueckel from 1998 to 2000.

  • Monday, August 19, 2013

    The idea that people can get a quality education at an institution that may be located hundreds if not thousands of miles away from their home and yet not have to relocate to get that education is an attractive feature of online or distance-based education. According to Inside Higher Ed, in 2011 one-third of all students enrolled in postsecondary education had taken an accredited online course in a postsecondary institution.

  • Friday, August 16, 2013

    My 9-Week Experience at Duke

    By: Brittney DiMeglio, former intern with Center of Excellence in Geriatric Education at Duke University School of Nursing

  • Friday, August 9, 2013

    On July 23, 2013, Dr. Dorothy Powell attended the Fortieth Annual General Meeting of the Regional Nursing Body (RNB) of the Caribbean Community Secretariat in Port of Spain, Trinidad. At the meeting, Dr. Powell presented on The End of a Chapter: The Development of the Pillars Framework.

  • Friday, August 2, 2013

    Ann Salina teaches Wuhan students how to juggle with scarves.

    A group of six university students from Wuhan, China visiting the Duke University School of Nursing this summer did not anticipate that they would learn how to juggle with scarves in addition to touring the Piedmont’s health, educational and political centers.

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013

    (From Summer 2013 Duke Nursing magazine)

    By Jim Rogalski

    A few years ago in a top New York City fashion design firm, Ellen Urbanowicz sat across the table from Generation Y pop stars Jessica and Ashley Simpson, whose “Tween” clothing line was all the rage. Urbanowicz—then age 24—and fellow designers were charged with keeping the label fresh and edgy.

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013

    Full-time nursing faculty in the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) who are interested in earning their master of science in nursing (MSN) degree with a focus in nursing education from Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) have several financial aid options available to help them pay for their education.

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013

    Daniel Vincent S. Lacambacal

    Duke University School of Nursing has selected Daniel Vincent S. Lacambacal as its University Scholar for academic year 2013-2014. Lacambacal is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in nursing at Duke.

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