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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Duke University School of Nursing is one of only 31 nursing schools selected to receive a grant to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs. The selected schools comprise the fifth cohort of grantees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars program, which will provide financial support, mentoring and leadership development to nurses who commit to earn their PhDs in three years. The Duke University School of Nursing may select one or two students to receive this prestigious award.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

At the Duke University School of Nursing, we’re proud of our 2017 accomplishments and we’re looking forward to a productive 2018.

First, we’d like to thank our faculty, staff, students, alumni and community partners for their hard work and dedication that helped us have another remarkable year. Here’s a look back at our year.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Watch Graduation Live!

Congratulations to all of the students who will participate in graduation exercises on Saturday, December 9, at 11 a.m.

The graduation will be held at the Duke University Chapel located at 401 Chapel Drive in Durham, N.C. Refreshments will be served immediately following the ceremony.

Monday, December 4, 2017

The Duke University Board of Trustees on Saturday approved plans for constructing a new 102,000-square foot facility that will connect to the Duke University School of Nursing Christine Siegler Pearson Building.

The new building will house Duke’s School of Nursing, the School of Medicine’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program, and Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Construction is scheduled to start this month and be completed in the fall of 2019.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

At the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), we are beginning the second year of our strategic plan and are focused on our mission: Together transforming the future of nursing, to advance health with individuals, families and communities. One of our strategic initiatives highlights community health improvement. To meet this goal, we have launched the DUSON Community Health Improvement Partnership Program (D-CHIPP).

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.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Brian Douthit, MSN, RN-BC and Morine Cebert, RN, MSN, FNP are among 41 nurses around the country to receive the 2017 Future of Nursing Scholars program award, to support their work in the School’s PhD program. The scholarship is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs.

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.

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.