07/16/2012
midlandsbiz.com
Media Coverage: New Report: The Dentist Workforce in South Carolina

July 16, 2012

midlandsbiz.com

Although the dentist workforce in the state has grown slightly in recent years, the overall supply of dentists relative to the state population is smaller than the national average. With growing evidence linking poor oral health to a wide range of acute and chronic diseases, having an adeqaute supply of dentists is an important healthcare resource for the people of South Carolina. Read the full article.

 

07/09/2012
The Duke Endowment
Media Coverage: The Duke Endowment Names New Trustee

July 9, 2012

Trustees of The Duke Endowment have approved $40.5 million in new grants to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina. Read the news release.

 

07/09/2012
The Duke Endowment
Media Coverage: The Duke Endowment Approved New Grants

July 9, 2012

Trustees of The Duke Endowment have approved $40.5 million in new grants to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina. Read the news release.

 

06/18/2012
The Duke Endowment
Media Coverage: The Duke Endowment Names New Trustee

June 18, 2012

Harris E. DeLoach Jr., chairman and chief executive officer at Sonoco Products Co. in Hartsville, S.C., has been elected a Trustee of The Duke Endowment. Read the news release.

06/15/2012
IndependantMail.com
Media Coverage: After 2 Years, Mothers Graduate From Program

Jun. 15, 2012

IndependantMail.com

From prenatal care through birth, the Nurse Family Partnership helps pregnant women learn about being a mother. For Lauren McCants, the two and a half years she spent in the program helped ease the fears she had of being a parent and helped her be a better mother . Read the full article.

06/14/2012
Digital Journal
Media Coverage: Western North Carolina Data Link Celebrates 6 Years of Improved Patient Outcomes

Digital Journal

June 14, 2012

The Duke Endowment-funded Health Information Exchange in western North Carolina is among the oldest and most trusted of its kind. By sharing records electronically, physicians and nurses are able to access radiology studies, labs, and even discharge summaries—saving time and money by eliminating the need to repeat tests. Read the full article.

06/08/2012
The-Dispatch.com
Media Coverage: West Davidson Food Pantry Receives A Boost

June 8, 2012

The-Dispatch.com

Just prior to the final school bell of this year a generous donation given to the West Davidson Food Pantry and Clothes Closet will allow the backpack school-feeding program to continue through the summer. The backpack school-feeding program started as a weekend project to help students at one local elementary school, and now serves some 50 students at three elementary schools. In addition to the backpack program, the mission is meeting additional various needs of 120 families within the community. Read the full article.

 

06/07/2012
GoUpstate.com
Media Coverage: Educational Attainment: The Importance Of Investing Early

June 7, 2012

GoUpstate.com

Bill Barnet, Duke Endowment Trustee, discusses different studies on early childhood brain development and the importance of fostering the health, well-being and education of young children. Read the full article.

 

 

 

 

05/26/2012
New York Times
Media Coverage: The Power of Nursing

May 26, 2012

New York Times

Nearly 40 years after Dr. David Olds founded Nurse Family Partnership, it continues to show “sizable and sustained effects on important life outcomes… across different populations.” The Duke Endowment has been funding this evidence-based program in North Carolina and South Carolina and has seen many positive outcomes. Read the full article.

05/25/2012
The Charlotte Observer
Family Finders connects kids, family

May 25, 2012

 

Have you ever heard of Family Finders? You might assume it’s an organization that finds families interested in adopting kids.That’s partially correct, but another objective of the program is to reunite foster kids with their own families. Read the full article.

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