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Ellen Durham Davis

BSN 1963 - Distinguished Alumna



Recognized for her work as a Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Department of Advanced Clinical Practice at Duke University Hospital. She has led initiatives in diabetes patient self-management education, nursing education, research, and professional mentoring and writing. She has influenced generations of nurses and other health care professionals to collaborate with people with diabetes to attain their goals for fully productive lives. Her contributions have expanded the international fields of patient-centered diabetes care and education. She has received awards from nursing and diabetes organizations.

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