News for Faculty and Staff

  • Tuesday, July 23, 2013

    Duke University School of Nursing was named a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the Board of Governors of the National League for Nursing (NLN). The only nursing school this year to be selected for “Creating Environments that Promote the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty,” the School of Nursing was singled out as a national leader in nursing education. The Duke University School of Nursing is one of only 25 schools of nursing in the nation to have earned a Center of Excellence recognition from the NLN.

  • Friday, July 19, 2013

    From the bedside to the boardroom, nurses are influencing the future of healthcare and the Nursing and Healthcare Leadership specialty in the MSN Program at Duke University School of Nursing is preparing its graduates to fill traditional and emerging leadership roles.

  • Friday, July 12, 2013

    Dr. Merwin stands next to a portrait of Ann Henshaw Gardiner, director of nursing education at Duke from 1930 to 1940.

    One year ago, Dr. Elizabeth Merwin stepped into the role of executive vice-dean at Duke University School of Nursing. She left behind a successful career at the University of Virginia where she was widely known for her teaching, academic excellence and research, especially in improving health care for underserved and rural populations.

  • Friday, July 12, 2013

    The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation has selected Lisa Day, PhD, RN, CNRN, CNE, as a 2013 Macy Faculty Scholar. Dr. Day, an assistant professor at the Duke University School of Nursing, will devote her two-year fellowship to advancing inter-professional education by designing a course on professional values, including standards of compassion, empathy and service for nursing and medical students. The Macy Faculty Scholars program, initiated in 2010, is designed to identify and nurture the careers of educational innovators in medicine and nursing.

  • Friday, July 12, 2013

    The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation has selected Lisa Day, PhD, RN, CNRN, CNE, as a 2013 Macy Faculty Scholar. Dr. Day, an assistant professor at the Duke University School of Nursing, will devote her two-year fellowship to advancing inter-professional education by designing a course on professional values, including standards of compassion, empathy and service for nursing and medical students. The Macy Faculty Scholars program, initiated in 2010, is designed to identify and nurture the careers of educational innovators in medicine and nursing.

  • Thursday, July 11, 2013

    (From Summer 2013 Duke Nursing magazine)

    By Angela Spivey

  • Monday, July 8, 2013

    Program support to 52 schools of nursing will aid second career nurses from groups underrepresented in the profession.

  • Friday, June 28, 2013

    This summer, Duke University School of Nursing prepares to enter the second year of the Human Resources for Health (HRH) Program of Rwanda partnership. Two new faculty members have joined the team and are preparing to travel to the country in August for a one-year appointment.

  • Friday, June 28, 2013

    A new partnership between Duke University School of Nursing and CAARE, Inc, aims to improve the health of homeless military veterans living in Durham. 

    Dr. Michelle Hartman, a Duke University School of Nursing Assistant Professor, and Dr. Donna Biederman, a Clinical Nurse Educator at the School of Nursing have joined forces with Dr. Sharon Elliot-Bynum, the Director of CAARE, Inc, as part a Civic Engagement Studio at the Duke Center for Civic Engagement (DCCE).

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    Three Duke University School of Nursing faculty members were recognized by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

    Dr. Rémi Hueckel received the AANP Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence in North Carolina. This is given annually to a nurse practitioner in each state who has demonstrated excellence in nurse practitioner (NP) clinical practice.

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    Three Duke University School of Nursing faculty members were recognized by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

    Dr. Rémi Hueckel received the AANP Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence in North Carolina. This is given annually to a nurse practitioner in each state who has demonstrated excellence in nurse practitioner (NP) clinical practice.

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2013

    By Brittney DiMeglio, an adult gerontology nurse practitioner student from Penn State School of Nursing and currently working at Duke University School of Nursing as a summer intern with the School's Center of Excellence in Geriatric Nursing.

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