News for Faculty and Staff

  • 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.

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2013

    May 2013 graduates of the ABSN program are invited to apply for the Innovation and Scholarship Summer Internship, a six- to eight-week program in which select graduates work with faculty on current projects. Work activities will vary according to the needs of the faculty/project. Expected tasks include conducting library searches, writing literature reviews, assisting with scholarship, assisting with ongoing projects, data management and analysis, etc. Faculty projects will be matched up with intern applicants according to the talents needed for the project.

  • Thursday, June 13, 2013

    During the summer, many Duke University School of Nursing students, faculty, staff and alumni travel throughout the world to participate in academic partnerships, community service and research initiatives.

    To help capture the School’s growing presence around the world, members of the DUSON community are encouraged to document their travels and experiences and share their photos as part of the "Our Global Summer" photo essay contest.

    The contest has been extended until September 30!

  • Thursday, June 13, 2013

    Contest Rules

    Photos may be submitted via Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #DUSON or email from June 1, 2013 until September 15, 2013. Photos will then be placed on the internet for viewing and will have a determined amount of time to visit the website and vote for their favorite photo. Based upon viewer votes, a first, second and third prize winner will be announced in October 2013.

    Two Tiers of Review

  • Wednesday, June 5, 2013

    (From Winter 2013 Duke Nursing magazine)

    By Angela Spivey

    During her clinical rotation at the WATCH Mobile Medical Unit, Duke MSN student Chan Wu diagnoses and treats people with diabetes, asthma, HIV, and more.

  • Monday, June 3, 2013

    "Dean Gilliss has been a superb and visionary leader for the School of Nursing. Under her leadership the School has become a fully integrated contributor to Duke's interdisciplinary culture in both teaching and research while also dramatically growing and improving as a School of Nursing in an era of massive change in health care and the potential role of nurses." — Peter Lange, Provost and Thomas A. Langford University Professor

  • Friday, May 31, 2013

    Duke School of Nursing Assistant Professor Dr. Kathy Wood returns for the second year of DukeEngage in Lebanon with seven Duke undergraduate students. Dr. Wood, who serves as the program leader, said the Duke students will be partnering with a Lebanese service organization, Unite Lebanon Youth Project (ULYP), for their six weeks in Lebanon; the group will be there from June 12 until August 9.

  • Friday, May 31, 2013

    The Nearly New Shoppe located at 2424 Erwin Road in Durham, N.C., is a hidden treasure thrift shop that does more than sell donated goods. The shop is a fundraiser for scholarship money for Duke University medical and nursing students.

    “We are about taking care of the whole community and providing an opportunity for students to get a quality education without tremendous debt,” said Virginia Brown “Ginny” Lang, BSN’ 67, winner of Duke University School of Nursing's 2013 Nursing Alumni Humanitarian Award and the current president of the Medical Faculty Wives.

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2013

    Where would you find a discharge nurse in Australia, a physician in the UK, a chemical engineer in India, a clinic administrator in Vietnam and an accounting professor in Kuwait hard at work considering novel solutions to common problems like poly-pharmacy? There is really only one place: inside Duke University School of Nursing’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship.” Developed and co-taught by Dr. Marilyn M. Lombardi of Duke University School of Nursing and Dr.

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2013

    The following address was delivered during Duke University School of Nursing's 2013 Hooding and Recognition Ceremony

    Dean Gilliss, Faculty, Graduates, Family Members and Invited Guests: I am honored to join you and to offer my congratulations on this important day.

    Commencement is both a beginning and an end in life's many passages.

  • Sunday, May 12, 2013

    The following address was delivered during Duke University School of Nursing's 2013 Hooding and Recognition Ceremony

    It is my distinct honor and pleasure to participate in this momentous event with you today. I want to personally congratulate each of you for persevering, and excelling, in your studies and clinical training that have brought you to this point today.

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