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  • Monday, November 13, 2017

    Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) has been awarded a 2017 “Best Nursing School for Men in Nursing” award by the American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN). The award recognizes DUSON’s significant efforts in recruiting and retaining men in nursing, providing men a supportive educational environment, and educating faculty, students, and the community about the contributions men have made and continue to make to the nursing profession.

  • Monday, November 6, 2017

    Innovation is always on the forefront of minds at Duke University and Duke Health System. We all know where health care has been, and where it is now—but what about where it will be in about five or even ten years from now? The science behind health care and how health care professionals can effectively treat patients is evolving, and innovators at Duke want to make sure that they stay on top of the ever-changing times.

  • Friday, October 20, 2017

    Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, PhD, MPH, RN, CPH, FAAN, Associate Professor, is the Primary Investigator on a grant awarded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities for more than $3.4 million. This grant will provide resources to improve the health and well-being of young adult Latino immigrants.

  • Friday, October 20, 2017

    Valerie Sabol, PhD, ACNP-BC, GNP-BC, ANEF, FAANP was recently inaugurated as president of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA), for the 2017-2018 term, and won their Award for Excellence in Research. She won this award as a result of her commitment to research in nursing that benefits the geriatric community.

  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    The Duke University School of Nursing and The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery at King’s College London have partnered to foster the promotion of research and greater inform the practice of professional nursing and midwifery. The schools will jointly administer a grants program and a pilot project award to cultivate innovative, scalable scientific inquiry.  The pilot project will form the basis of a larger research project and external funding will be sought. Interested faculty members submitted their applications earlier this year.

  • Friday, October 13, 2017

    Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of four faculty members who were inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) at its national conference this month in Washington, D.C., Melissa Batchelor-Murphy, PhD, RN-BC, FNP-BC; Jennie De Gagne, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, ANEF; Nancy Short, DrPH, MBA, RN; and Kathy Trotter, DNP, CNM, FNP-C, FAANP. They were selected for their evidence of significant contributions to nursing and health care.

  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    For universities and colleges across the country, scheduling courses and faculty to teach them has not been an easy task. Balancing needs of students and the courses they need, with the faculty who are available and experienced to teach them, was a cumbersome task until Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) created a way to make the process easy and headache free.

  • Monday, September 25, 2017

    This year, the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) awards five students scholarships to help lower educational costs and help further their education. The University Scholarship is awarded each year, to one recipient. This year, the DUSON Business Development Office (BDO) announced the creation of four merit-based scholarships. Students receiving scholarships are: Kathryn Starr, Nicole Toomey, Taylor Brooke Smith, Emily Hartman and Monica Christine Nandwani.

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  • Monday, September 25, 2017

    The secretary general of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the Global Network will serve as the keynote presenter at the 10th Annual Dorothy L. Powell Global Health Lecture on Wednesday, October 25.

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Marilyn Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing and director of Evaluation and Educational Research for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), is now the lead faculty of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program’s Nurse Education major.

  • Monday, September 18, 2017

    Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is the only school in the nation to currently have three Centers of Excellence in Nursing Education designations from the National League for Nursing (NLN). DUSON was recognized at the NLN’s 2017 Education Summit in the categories “Advancing the Science of Nursing Education” (2017-2021), and “Promoting the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty” (renewed 2017-2022).

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Applications are now being accepted for candidates interested in assuming the Program Director role for the PhD in Nursing Program.

    It was 2006 when Duke University School of Nursing launched its PhD in Nursing Program to address urgent health care issues of chronic illnesses, the shortage of faculty to teach in schools of nursing, and the need for ongoing nursing research.

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