News for Faculty and Staff

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    Kudos to Dominique Bulgin, postdoctoral fellow, her mentor Paula Tanabe, associate dean for research, and her entire team for their award for Bulgin's REACH Equity Research Scholars Development proposal entitled: “Piloting Telehealth Personalized Health Planning in Shared Medical Appointments for Sickle Cell Disease.” This proposal was awarded $5,000 for a one-year period with a start date of July 1, 2020.

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    Congratulations to Schenita Randolph, assistant professor, and the entire research team for the award for their proposal to Gilead Sciences, Inc. entitled: “A Salon-Based, Multi-level Intervention to Improve PrEP Uptake Among Black Women Living in the United States South." The award is for a three-year period with a start date of August 1, 2020. 

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    Several faculty and staff coauthored the "Academic-Practice Partnership for Caregiver Training and Support" article for the North Carolina Medical Journal. DUSON contributors include Cristina C. Hendrix, associate professor, Doreen Matters, DEFT program director, Tamara Griffin, DEFT social worker, Heather Batchelder, DEFT intake specialist, Loretta Matters, associate director of Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence, DEFT nurses Yesol Yang and Hyeyoung Park, and Eleanor McConnell, associate professor. Other coauthors are Patricia Kramer, Judy R. Prewitt and Kay Lytle of Duke Health, Richard F. Riedel of Duke School of Medicine and Cancer Institute, and Jessica Y. Choi of Duke Global Health Institute and School of Medicine.

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    Kudos to Multi PIs Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, associate professor, and Krista Perreira (UNC-CH) and their entire team for the submission of their NIH NCATS (R21) proposal entitled: “CASA Latina: Community Academic Strategic Alliance for Research with Hispanic/Latino(x) Populations." This project requests funding for a two-year period with a proposed start date of April 1, 2021.

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    Kudos to Deborah H.

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    Assistant Professors Kara McGee and Schenita Randolph and Micheal Relf, associate dean for global and community health affairs, contributed to the article "Alarm at the Gate — Health and Social Inequalities are Comorbid Conditions of HIV and COVID-19" for the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (JANAC). Relf is JANAC's editor-in-chief. 

  • Tuesday, July 7, 2020

    Elizabeth Barfield, MSN'72, BSN'70, was profiled in the news story "Former CSUSB nursing department chair is recipient of distinguished alumnus award from Duke University" for the California State University, San Bernardino, website.

  • Tuesday, July 7, 2020

    A workshop titled "Leveraging the Power of Nurses: Promoting Health Equity through a Framework of Cultural Humility" will occur virtually on July 27 from 3 to 4 p.m. 

  • Monday, July 6, 2020

    Schenita D. Randolph, PhD, MPH, RN, CNE, assistant professor, has been selected to be a part of an inaugural cohort for a new fellowship program focused on nurse leadership and innovation.

  • Saturday, July 4, 2020

    ABSN student Kimberly Coston has spent some of her time during the pandemic teaching herself advance jumping rope moves. Watch this video to see Coston's new skills at work, set to tune of Bastille's "Pompeii." 

  • Friday, July 3, 2020

    Micheal Cary, associate professor, will succeed Hyeoneui Kim, associate professor, as Data Science Research Area of Excellence (RAE) lead. Kim is stepping down so that she can lead the Health Informatics MSN program on a more permanent basis. 

  • Thursday, July 2, 2020

    Donna Biederman, D-CHIPP director, and Heather Mountz, D-CHIPP coordinator, have accepted leadership roles with the Partnership for Healthy Durham.

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