News for Faculty and Staff

  • DUSON has been awarded a 2010 “Best Nursing School for Men in Nursing” award by the American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN). The award recognizes DUSON’s significant efforts in  recruiting and retaining men in nursing, providing men a supportive educational environment, and educating faculty, students, and the community about the contributions men have made and continue to make to the nursing profession.

  • On February 7, 2012, Tine Hansen-Turton, MGA, JD, and Joanne M. Pohl, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, will give the 2012 Harriet Cook Carter Lecture on “Nurse-managed Health Centers: Linking Education, Research, Quality, and Practice” from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Duke University School of Nursing Auditorium. A reception will follow in Café DUSON. The lecture is free and open to the public, but space is limited.

  • Duke University School of Nursing graduates gathered with friends, family, and members of the community at the Reynolds Theater in the Bryan Center on Saturday, December 10, 2011, for the Duke University School of Nursing Recognition Ceremony.

    This year twenty-eight Master of Science in Nursing, fourteen Post-master's Certificate, and one Doctor of Nursing Practice students completed graduation requirements, joining sixty-one new Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) graduates to celebrate a milestone in their professional careers.

  • Duke University School of Nursing graduates gathered with friends, family, and members of the community at the Reynolds Theater in the Bryan Center on Saturday, December 10, 2011, for the Duke University School of Nursing Recognition Ceremony.

    This year twenty-eight Master of Science in Nursing, fourteen Post-master's Certificate, and one Doctor of Nursing Practice students completed graduation requirements, joining sixty-one new Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) graduates to celebrate a milestone in their professional careers.

  • Associate Professor Susan Silva and Associate Consulting Professor Pamela Edwards published an article entitled "Stepping to stability and fall prevention in adult psychiatric patients" in the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.

  • Assistant Professor Kathryn Trotter presented a poster entitled "Cancer Survivor Care: An Evaluation of a Group Visit Model of Care for Breast Cancer Survivors at Duke Cancer Center" at the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, December 6-10, 2011.

  • Assistant Professor Kathryn Wood published an article entitled "Quality improvement in an anticoagulation clinic: Development of a new treatment protocol" in the Journal of Nursing Care Quality.

  • Assistant Professor Melissa Aselage co-presented a Geriatric Nursing Education Consortium webinar entitled “Part III: Teaching Strategies to Infuse Geriatric Nursing” on November 30 with Drs. Mathy Mezey and Christine Bradway. The webinar series is sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, College of Nursing, New York University.

  • Assistant Professor Anne Derouin has been selected to participate in the 2012 NCNA Leadership Academy, a leadership development initiative of the North Carolina Nurses Association designed to prepare the nursing profession for leadership needs of the future, especially as they relate to the IOM Future of Nursing Report.

  • Associate professor Debra Brandon, postdoctoral student Kristin Tully, Associate Professor Susan Silva, Elizabeth P. Hanes Professor of Nursing Barbara Turner, and Marcus E.

  • Assistant Professor Janet Prvu Bettger delivered a podium presentation entitled "Addressing Health Care Quality and Population Health Through Regional Consortia and Collaboratives” at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, November 17-20, in Kissimmee, Florida.

  • Associate Professor Michael Zychowicz delivered four podium presentations entitled "Management of Select Upper Extremity Conditions," "Management of Select Lower Extremity Conditions," "Management of Common Spine Conditions," and "Basic Principles for Immobilization" as part of the orthopedic track of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2011 Specialty Conferences for Primary Care Nurse Practitioners, December 8 - 11, in Arlington, Virginia.

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