Shaping the Future of Nursing
May 11, 2022
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Ernest Grant, ANA President and National Nursing Leader, Addresses Spring 2022 Graduates
American Nurses Association President Dr. Ernest Grant reflected upon the importance and resilience of nurses throughout the pandemic and the importance of encouraging diverse and inclusive representation in nursing, while drawing on experiences in his career.
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Duke School of Nursing Launches New Faculty Cluster Hire to Address Social Determinants of Health
The Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Cluster Hire Initiative builds upon the strengths of current faculty in addressing health equity and community health, bringing a cluster of new researchers and practitioners to the school. The cohort will focus on mitigating the negative effects of SDOH, including the need to address racial equity and justice. Applications are now being accepted. 
Duke School of Nursing Gets to the Root of Health Education
Ragan Johnson, associate professor, is part of a research team that's studying how social networks, like those established through salons and barbershops, can disseminate important health information among African American men and women.
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Duke School of Nursing Celebrates National Nurses Month
Dean Vincent Guilamo-Ramos addresses National Nurses Month, celebrating the essential role of nurses in the transformation of health care. In acknowledgement of the difference nurses make, the School of Nursing is designing, evaluating, and disseminating nurse-led models of health care that reimagine health care delivery.
Students, Faculty, Staff Celebrated in Annual Awards Ceremony
The School of Nursing hosted its annual ceremony to celebrate the excellence of its students, faculty, and staff on Wednesday, May 4. This was the first ceremony held in a hybrid fashion.
graphic with green background and text "Because NPs are leaders in the nursing profession, we also want to get to know more about their personal journeys and how they got to where they are today. When we hear the story of another NP’s experience with clinical practice, education, research, writing, and life, we get inspiration and ideas to pursue in our own lives, professionally and personally.  Julee Waldrop, with co-author Jayne Jennings Dunlap, on podcasts, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners"
Hanzhang Xu’s study on the value of telehealth for heart patients was featured in Cardiovascular Business
Jacqui McMillian-Bohler spoke about the importance of doulas for Black maternal health in Good Morning America news

Dori Steinberg writes about stigmas around weight and body image and what she has learned throughout her career in a HuffPost essay

DNP student Monica Skoko Rodriguez writes about reproductive justice in the Miami Herald

Dean Vincent Guilamo-Ramos was featured in coverage on full practice authority for NC nurses in Public News Service
May 18
three women walking down street'The Dixie 3: A Story on Civil Rights in Nursing' Screening
May 26
vivian lee'Perspectives on the Asian-American Experience in Medicine, Academia, and the Business of Health Care' features keynote by Dr. Vivian Lee, President of Verily Health Platforms, and a panel discussion

Speakers for Dean's Lecture Series, 2022-23
(Dates and Times TBD)
  • Margarita Alegria, PhD, chief of the Disparities Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and The Mongan Institute; professor, Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Regina S. Cunningham, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, chief executive officer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; adjunct professor of nursing, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
  • Lauren Hilgers, journalist covering health care for The New York Times, The Guardian, and other publications worldwide
  • Congresswoman Lauren Underwood, U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois-14th Congressional District
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