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  • Thursday, June 27, 2019

    Solving the problems affecting access to care has been a contested political debate, a puzzle for national health organizations and a struggle for health systems and communities. As a social determinant of health, having access to care contributes to overall health and wellness of an individual and reduces unnecessary emergency department and other health care costs.

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    Angela Richard-Eaglin, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, assistant professor; was recently selected as a 2019 Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners!

    She will join a group of leaders whose scholarly and forward-thinking contributions have led to meaningful improvements to health care and the nurse practitioner role.

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019

    Duke University School of Nursing is committed to investing resources in recruiting and graduating nurses from diverse populations, in an effort to build a nursing workforce that reflects society. To reach that goal, DUSON is happy to welcome the 2019 Health Equity Academy II Scholars. The Academy for Academic and Social Enrichment and Leadership Development for Health Equity—more commonly known as the Health Equity Academy II (HEA II)—was created to support minority students in the ABSN program.

  • Friday, June 14, 2019

    Beth Phillips, PhD, RN, CNE, associate professor; has been named director of the Institute of Educational Excellence (IEE), the educational hub for faculty and staff development and new faculty orientation and on-boarding. She has served as interim director since August 2017.

  • 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.

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