News for Faculty and Staff

  • Thursday, November 21, 2019

    The School will observe the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, November 28 and will be closed. The School of Nursing Building will lock its exterior doors beginning at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27 and reopen as usual on Monday, December 2. All interior and exterior doors will be locked on November 28. Employees and students must use their Duke badges for access to the buildings during this timeframe.

  • Thursday, November 21, 2019

    Marilyn Oermann, professor; Alison Edie, assistant professor; Kathleen Ashton, consulting associate; and Sathya Amarasekara, statistician III, published an article entitled "Citations of articles in predatory nursing journals" in Nursing Outlook.

  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019

    Members of the DUSON community recently served a Thanksgiving-style meal to patients and their families at Caring House. The organization provides patients at Duke Cancer Institute with peace of mind by providing affordable housing, a healing environment, and a positive and supportive community.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    In collaboration with the Duke International House, the monthly Global Café was hosted by the Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives at DUSON this month. The Global Café provides an opportunity for foreign nationals across the greater Duke community (professors, scholars, students and their spouses) to come together, meet new people and make connections.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    On Nov 14, DUSON hosted the 7th Annual Advanced Practice Provider Symposium, followed by a Nurse Practitioner Week reception. For the past several years, Michael Zychowicz, professor and director of the Duke-Durham VA Nursing Academic Partnership (VANAP), has collaborated with VA Nurse Practitioner colleagues to plan and deliver a full day interprofessional symposium at DUSON focusing on health care for veterans.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    Donna Biederman, Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda and Devon Noonan, associate professors, recently took part in the Population Health Improvement Awards Community Research Forum.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    Michael Relf, associate dean for global and community health affairs, has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, published by Lippincott Wolters Kluwer.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    Denise Williams has been promoted from User Services Specialist to Computer Operations Manager. She will continue to be the Lead Systems Administrator for Infrastructure, and assume the role of IT Manager for the IT Service Desk.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    Tips for keeping your data safe while traveling …

    Most of us will be traveling in the next couple of months. Cyber-criminals know this. They continue to find creative ways to get your data. Don’t make it easy for them. Here are our tips to protect your data and devices while you travel:

    Before you leave …

    Update your passwords

    Consider changing your passwords on key accounts if you haven’t recently.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    As a way to highlight the amazing diversity in our community, we’re continuing a new tradition of decorating the two DUSON Christmas Trees with ornaments that represent you! You are invited to donate an ornament that represents something special to you, your home, family, or culture’s tradition. Trees will be located in the front lobby and atrium.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    Please leave Disposable Diapers, Cloth Diapers, and/or Sanitary Supplies beneath the Atrium Tree for donation to the Diaper Bank of NC. Diapers, pads and tampons are not covered by Federal Assistance Funds (i.e. WIC, SNAP, food stamps), forcing families with limited incomes  to make hard decisions. While shopping this holiday season, please pick up Disposable Diapers, Cloth Diapers, and/or Sanitary Supplies and place them in the basket next to the Atrium tree.

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