Nursing Graduate Programs

Academic Department


Faculty Administrative Position

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    Lynda Wilson, Associate Dean

    Dr. Lynda Wilson is fluent in Spanish, has led study-abroad courses to Guatemala, and received Fulbright support for work in Chile, Malawi, and Zambia. Her research has focused on preterm infants, Latino immigrant families, global nursing education programs, and identifying global health competencies. From 2009-2012 Dr. Wilson received funding from the National Institutes of Health to develop, implement, and evaluate four distance education courses for 166 study coordinators at international sit...

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    Marguerite Kinney, Professor - Emeritus (P)

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    Mona Fouad M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor (S)

    Dr. Fouad is recognized nationally as a leader in health disparities research and is a member of the NIH National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities. She is PI on numerous federally funded projects that bring in over $51 million and Co-PI on additional grants worth approximately $20 million. Most of this funding has a common theme of improving health and preventing disease in minorities.

    Dr. Fouad is PI for the CDC-funded center entitled, Racial and Ethnic Approa...

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    Vithal Ghanta PhD, Professor (S)

    I am originally from Southern part of India and came to Duke University to study for my Ph.D. in Biochemistry. I was very lonely at Duke and went through a major cultural shock — my English was not fluent and also, because I am a vegetarian, I didn’t know what or where to eat. I transferred to Southern Illinois University and worked with an outstanding scientist and very friendly group of graduate students. I received my Ph.D. in Biochemistry there; my project dealt with organisms and mechanisms...

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