News for Faculty and Staff

  • Monday, December 9, 2019

    Michael Zychowicz, professor, along with colleagues from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF), recently published an article in the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, entitled "Building evidence for use of simulation in nurse practitioner educati

  • Monday, December 9, 2019

    Kudos to Debra Brandon, associate professor, and her entire team for submitting their Multi-PI Subcontract proposal on a Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin R01 entitled "Implementation of an Evidence-based Parentally Administered Intervention for Preterm Infants." This proposal requests funds for a 5 year period with a start date of September 1, 2020.

    Duke will serve as Quantitative Data Center and two H-HOPE implementation sites (Duke and Durham Regional-[DRH]); together recruiting and enrolling approximately 176 pre-implementation and 176 H-HOPE infant/parent(s). 

  • Friday, December 6, 2019

    Congratulations to Jill Cordell, director of financial aid, and Doreen Matters, DEFT program director, on their graduation from Duke Leadership Academy!

  • Friday, December 6, 2019

    Kudos to PhD student La’Kita Knight (and her sponsor Paula Tanabe, associate dean for research development and data science) for the submission of her NIH NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (F31) application entitled “Transcranial Doppler Screenings and Associated Risk Factors in Children ages 2 to 16 years old with Sickle Cell Disease on North Carolina Medicaid.” This proposal requests funding for a 2.5-year period with a start date of July 1, 2020.

  • Friday, December 6, 2019

    PhD student Jacqueline Vaughn and her faculty mentors Dr. Nirmish Shah (sponsor) and Associate Professor Sharron Docherty (co-sponsor) have submitted an NIH NRSA F32 postdoctoral fellowship application for study and training in “Precision Health Symptom Monitoring for Children with Life-Threatening Illness Using Mobile Technology.” This proposal requests funds for a 3-year period to fund Jackie’s post-doctoral program of research with a proposed start date of Sept 1, 2020.

  • Thursday, December 5, 2019

    A group of physicians at Duke is exploring the moral dimension of burnout. They are in the process of developing a Moral Injury Scale for Clinicians and would like your help to validate their survey. The total survey will take 10-15 minutes to complete and all data will be collected anonymously. Participants who complete the survey will be entered into a raffle for a $1,000 ClinCard.

    If you are interested in participating, please click here.

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    Congratulations to Donna Biederman, associate professor, (and her entire team) who received an award for her Duke Intellectual Community Planning Grant (ICPG) proposal entitled: “Housing and Health: A Multi-Sector Community-Driven Approach to Achieving Health Equity.” This award is for a one-year period, beginning January 6, 2020. This project was awarded $4,950 for the one-year project period.

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    I am pleased to announce that Michelle Webb, DNP, MSN, RN, CHPCA, will join DUSON’s faculty on January 1, 2020. She will have teaching responsibilities within the MSN program’s Nursing and Health Care Leadership major and be a member of the Division of Health Systems and Analytics.

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    Welcome to another issue of "10 Questions with...," where we will learn more about our colleagues who make DUSON the destination for outstanding talent.

    Let's get to know Heather Mountz, Program Coordinator for D-CHIPP (DUSON Community Health Improvement Partnership Program), who has been at Duke for two years.

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    Duke Health and Fitness Center's Getting on Track program provides an integrative approach to weight management and lifestyle change. Our nutrition, exercise, and behavioral health experts’ work with participants to eliminate the typical frustration, confusion and deprivation that is often associated with weight loss.

    8 week interactive classes on nutrition, exercise, and behavioral health

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    Congratulations to Nancy Crego, assistant professor, who has received an award from the NHLBI funded Functional and Translational Genomic (FTG) of Blood Disorders-PRIDE Small Research Program administered by Augusta University for her proposal entitled “Exploring Predictors of Fetal Hemoglobin Responsiveness to Hydroxyurea in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease.” This award is for a 1- year period with a start date of November 15, 2

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    The Deans’ Forum, a  new quarterly webinar series sharing best practices for nursing deans and senior leaders. featured as its first expert Valerie M. Howard, associate dean for Academic Affairs. The topic for the hour-long webinar was how to develop an effective faculty workload policy. The program attracted deans and senior leaders from nearly 70 nursing schools across the nation.

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