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  • Wednesday, May 22, 2019

    On a bright spring day, nurse practitioner Dakar Howell and physical therapist Lauren Waits met with a group of eight eager tour guides in a back room of Duke University’s Nasher Museum of Art. They weren’t preparing for just any museum tour, however. The volunteers are to be guides in the Nasher’s Art Reflections Program for people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia.

  • Thursday, May 16, 2019

    Paula Tanabe, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN, FAEN, FAAN, associate dean for research development and data science, has been named Laurel Chadwick Professor of Nursing by the Duke University Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2019. Designation as a distinguished professor is the highest honor that Duke University awards to its faculty members.

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    The Duke Center for Research to Advance HealthCare Equity (REACH Equity) recently selected Tolu Oyesanya, PhD, RN, assistant professor; to join the second cohort of Career Development Awardees – REACH Equity Scholars.

  • Monday, May 13, 2019

    Church World Service (CWS) Durham, a non-profit organization that opened in 2009, is part of the global organization Church World Service that formed in 1946 in the wake of World War II. Today, its goal is nearly the same as it was 73 years ago – to help refugees resettle in America. When CWS Durham began resettling refugees a decade ago, they had been working closely with other partners in the Durham area and different factors aligned to demonstrate the need for a branded office in Durham.

  • Monday, May 13, 2019

    Duke University School of Nursing received a $650,000 grant on November 7, 2018 from the Helene Fuld Health Care Trust.

    Funds from the Helene Fuld Health Care Trust grant will be used to increase their support of scholarships for students enrolled in the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Scholarships are among the school’s greatest needs and are essential in allowing the school to attract the best and brightest students, regardless of financial constraints.

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019

    Duke University School of Nursing joins the nation-wide celebration of America’s four-million registered nurses for National Nurses Week! National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6 though May 12—the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019

    Angela Richard-Eaglin, DNP, FNP-BC, CNE, assistant professor; was recently selected through competitive application for the National League for Nursing’s year-long LEAD Program—one of three tracks in the NLN Leadership Institute and an initiative of the National League for Nursing (NLN) Center for Transformation Leadership designed for nurses in both education and practice who have experien

  • Monday, April 29, 2019

    Watch Graduation Live Here!

    Congratulations to all of the students who will participate in graduation exercises on Sunday, May 12 at 5 p.m.

    The graduation will be held at the Duke University Chapel, located at 401 Chapel Drive in Durham, N.C. There will be a dessert reception held at the School of Nursing from 2 until 4 p.m. prior to the ceremony.

  • Monday, April 8, 2019

    Twenty years ago, when Wanda Boone, DTh, executive director of Durham Together for Resilient Youth (Durham TRY) was working for a company that conducted drug screening tests for employers, she was concerned by the number of employees who were failing their tests. Boone was—and still is—the only African American to serve as a Senior Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs at the national level and co-created an instant drug screening test.

  • Monday, April 1, 2019

    Paula Tanabe, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN, FAEN, FAAN, associate dean for research development and data science and professor, will be inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing’s International 2019 Nurse Research Hall of Fame this July.

  • Wednesday, March 27, 2019

    It comes as no surprise that more than 90 percent of nurses in health care are women. As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we would like to recognize and celebrate the contributions past and current faculty and staff have made to the nursing profession and to the continuous growth of our school, empowering our students to become transformational nursing leaders.

  • Monday, March 18, 2019

    In the United States, there are more than 600,000 children each year seen in emergency rooms due to traumatic brain injury (TBI), a disruption to the normal function of the brain caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head. Severe TBI results in approximately 7,000 childhood deaths annually, while survivors of the condition may suffer from long-term health conditions such as seizures, learning difficulty and communication disorders.

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