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School of Nursing

Gloria Duke

Gloria Duke

Title: Professor and Associate Dean, Office of Nursing Research and Scholarship
Department: College of Nursing
Building: BRB 2255
Phone: 903.566.7023




Courses Taught:

  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Nursing Research
  • Nurse as Educator
  • Professional Scholarship
  • Contemporary Nursing Ethics

Research Interests:

  • Palliative and End-of-Life Care, with emphases on pain management and cultural issues

Current Research in Progress:

Attitudes About and Preferences for EOL Care in Persons of Jewis, Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist, and Bhai’I Faiths and Living in Texas (September 2012-current)

Recent Publications:

  • Jablonski, K. & Duke, G. (in press). Pain management in persons who are terminally ill in rural acute care: Barriers and facilitators. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. Duke, G. (in press).
  • The interplay of spirituality and last days of life in persons born in Japan and living in Texas. Qualitative Report.

Recent Presentations:

  • Attitudes About and Preferences for Pain Care at End of Life for Persons Born in Japan, China and Vietnam and living in Texas” International Association for the Study of Pain, Milan, Italy August 2012.
  • Roundtable presentations regarding planning and implementing and certifying a palliative care program; content delivered to mixed audiences of physicians, nurses, medical and nursing faculty, hospital administrators; 3 days, June 2012.
  • Podium and Panel Presentations (2): “Initiating a Palliative Care Program: A Needs and Systems Assessment”; “Palliative Care Program Certification: The Process.” Palliative Care: 2nd National Conference. Bandung, Indonesia, June 2012.