Devon Noonan

Associate Professor
Duke University School of Nursing

Dr. Noonan is a nurse scientist, certified addictions nurse and the Dorothy L. Powell Term Chair of Nursing at Duke School of Nursing.  Her research broadly focuses on understanding the intersection of prevention science, rural public health and advocacy to improve health and prevent disease in rural communities. Her research impact has focused on developing and evaluating health promotion and disease prevention programs in partnership with rural communities. This research has led to the development of a portfolio of health behavior change interventions including digital interventions, many with a focus on tobacco cessation. She has served as the PI for multiple federally funded clinical trials over the past 10 years, aiming to develop and test disease prevention interventions in partnership with rural communities.

Dr. Noonan has a longstanding academic health department collaboration with Granville Vance Public Health in North Carolina, where she is a researcher in residence and is the PI of a training grant that integrates rural public health in postdoctoral education for nurses and physicians. Dr. Noonan teaches and mentors students across all programs at DUSON and is the Co-Director of the Duke National Clinician Scholars Program.