News for Faculty and Staff

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    The U.S. Housing Act passed in 1949, and in response, the Durham mayor, Dan Edwards, appointed a committee of citizens to address sub-standard housing in Durham. The committee recommended the passage of a sub-standard housing ordinance to empower the city to address poor housing and the passage of an ordinance to establish a housing authority. Shortly after, the Housing Authority of the City of Durham was established. The Housing Authority’s first properties were McDougald Terrace and Few Gardens.

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019

    Are you interested in teaming up with other students to help provide personalized music therapy to memory-impaired adults? The DukeMed Music & Memory volunteers deliver music tracks through MP3 players at two sites: the Eno Pointe Assisted Living Facility and the Durham VA Community Living Center.

    Sign up to volunteer with your name and email here.

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019

    Eun-Ok Im, associate dean for research development and regulatory affairs; You Lee Yang, international visiting scholar, and Wonshik Chee, associate professor; recently published an article entitled "Sleep-related symptoms of midlife women with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus" in Menopause. Co-author include Jianghong Liu of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

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  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019

    Kudos to Gabrielle Harris, PhD student and her faculty sponsor Janet Prvu Bettger for the submission of her American Heart Association application entitled: “Acute Recovery of Young Stroke Survivors: A Mixed Methods Study”. This proposal requests funding for a one-year period with a start date of January 1, 2020.

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019

    Marilyn Oermann, professor, gave a speech entitled "Is Your Teaching Based on Evidence or Tradition?" for the Nursing Education program at Teacher's College Columbia Univesity.

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019

    Kudos to Marta Mulawa, professor, for the submission of a subcontract proposal on a UNC-CH NIH R01 application entitled: "A cluster-randomized controlled trial of a social network intervention to promote and distribute HIV self-test kits among social networks of young men in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania." This proposal requests funding for a five-year period with a start date of April 1, 2020.  

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019

    The School of Nursing Beta Epsilon Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing was recognized for its work in fulfilling the Showcase of Regional Excellence (SRE) Presidential Call-to-Action to Catalyze and Collaborate. The SRE is designed to recognize the good work of the chapter in relation to the President Call to Action.

  • Monday, August 19, 2019

    Join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and DANCE for a documentary screening on Friday, September 13, 2019.  Register and learn more here.

  • Monday, August 19, 2019

    Kudos to Ellie McConnell, associate professor, for the submission of a subcontract proposal the Durham Center for Senior Life proposal to the Administration for Community Living (ACL) application entitled: "Dementia Inclusive Durham: Durham Center for Senior Life/HHS-2019-ACLAOA-ADPI-03”.  This proposal requests funding for a 3 year period with a start date of September 30, 2019. 

  • Monday, August 19, 2019

    Becoming a member of the WHO online community on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) national action plans means access to rich discussions from people all over the world.

    A week-long discussion (19-23 August) is being devoted to “WASH for patient safety and AMR reduction in healthcare – what countries can do to support implementation of the Wealth Health Assembly (WHA) 2019 resolution”. Participants are invited to share ideas of WASH actions as entry points for AMR national action planning and much more.

  • Monday, August 19, 2019

    Resources are constantly being added to the WASH in HCF knowledge portal.

  • Monday, August 19, 2019

    On September 23, 2019, Heads of State and Government and representatives of States and Governments, will assemble at the United Nations, with a dedicated focus on universal health coverage (UHC).

    The UHC summit “Universal health coverage: moving together to build a healthier world” will:

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