Spring 2016

In This Issue
Hello! Welcome to our Spring 2016 edition of the Nursing Leadership Exchange. For nearly two decades, Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) has been committed to scientific inquiry and the advancement of knowledge that transforms care and touches lives. (Read more)
 

Center for Nursing Research: Increases Capacity & Scope for Nurse Researchers
For more than 20 years, Duke University School of Nursing has been committed to improving the welfare of patients through high-quality nursing research. In September of 2015, Marilyn Hockenberry was appointed associate dean for research affairs. Since her appointment, Hockenberry has hit the ground running, advancing the Center for Nursing Research to ensure that the School continues to provide resources that furthers the science of nursing. (Read more)
 

Sharks: Moving Health Care Forward
A recent study showed that more than 500,000 entrepreneurs launch a new business each month. With numbers like this, it's no surprise that television shows like ABC's Shark Tank® are a huge hit. However, wouldn't it be nice for innovative nursing health care leaders to have the same opportunities? (Read more)
 

Advancing Nurse Research with a Statistical Focus
Statistics is at the core of key figures in this world — unemployment rates, population growth rates and housing, school and medical facility needs. And Duke University School of Nursing is now making it an essential part of its Center for Nursing Research with the Research Design and Statistics Core. (Read more)
 

Cancer Care — From Research to Intervention
Diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma at 16-years-old and then breast cancer soon after giving birth to her twin daughters, Sophia Smith is no stranger to the importance of research and psychosocial care for cancer patients and survivors. (Read more)

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