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Alumna Takes Command in the Front-Line Battle Against COVID-19

Last spring, LeighAnn Sidone, vice president and CNO at Suburban Hospital in MD, completed her DNP through our online program while leading her team through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A Time to Lead

As stories abound of nurses stepping up to confront one of the worst public health crises in history, the public learned something that many take for granted — nurses are, by nature and education, leaders.

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A Nurse’s Dedication to Improving Health Care

In nursing, there is a wide variety of specializations and career paths, and nurses often wear many hats. Alumna Charisse Skinner, MS, RN, is a perfect example.

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Think Globally

Last March — right before the pandemic  — students from Duquesne’s nursing and pharmacy schools set out for a weeklong spring breakaway trip to Costa Rica to expand their skills, do their part to help, and learn more about the culture, each other and themselves. 

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Duquesne Nursing Students Help Vaccinate Local Communities

Three nursing students share why they’re getting involved with local COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

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Growth of Telehealth during COVID-19

Professor Laura Crimm provides several insights and updates on the role telehealth is playing in health care and at Duquesne University.

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Nursing Magazine

If you enjoy our articles, consider taking a look at our annual magazine.

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