James Lester Harmon
Associate Professor in the School of Nursing

Les Harmon earned a Bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte in 1977, and later moved to San Francisco, where he worked in architectural design, graphic design, mapmaking, and medical illustration. In 1991 he earned a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of San Francisco’s accelerated BSN program. In 1997 he earned a Master’s degree in nursing from Duke. He joined the school’s regular rank faculty in 2008 and earned a DNP from Duke University in 2012.

As a faculty member, he currently teaches in the Nurse Practitioner Program and assists Julie Barroso in her study of HIV-related fatigue. He came to nursing as a second career more than 15 years ago and has focused on treating and improving the quality of life for HIV patients.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 307TRENT Drive Room 3015, Duke School of Nursing, Durham, NC 27710
  • Box 3322 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

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