November 5, 2018

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Mary Kay Goldschmidt named to national advisory panel for health security preparedness

Mary Kay Goldschmidt, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, clinical assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, has been named to the National Advisory Panel for the National Health Security Preparedness Index (NHSPI), a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation managed program designed to assess  preparedness for managing health emergencies. The NHSPI creates composite scores for measuring national and […]

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November 2, 2018

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VCU nursing alumna Cindy Munro talks about the role of nursing research in clinical practice

Cindy Munro, Ph.D., a Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing alumna and dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Miami, has conducted research that has changed nursing practices and reduced life-threatening infections. One of her career “strategy points” is to “always work a big problem, because you can make […]

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October 3, 2018

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Thank a Donor Day is Oct. 8

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations will hold Thank a Donor Day on Monday, Oct. 8, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Patterson Memorial Garden (12th St. and Marshall, across the street from the main Gateway Building entrance). Students, faculty and staff are invited to join us in saying thank you to the university’s donors by […]

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September 17, 2018

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DNP program accepting applications for spring 2019 enrollment

VCU School of Nursing is accepting applications for spring 2019 enrollment in its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, ranked among the top 50 DNP programs nationwide by U.S. News and World Report.  Guaranteed admission is being offered to graduates of our M.S. program who earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Apply today! For more information, contact Shelly […]

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September 6, 2018

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School of Nursing hosts luncheon for retired and former faculty

VCU School of Nursing recently hosted a luncheon at The Jefferson Hotel for retired and former faculty members who reside in the Richmond area. Pictured left to right in the group photo are: front row – Janet Younger, Nancy Langston, Besty Bampton, Joan Corder-Mabe, Sue Taylor, Kathy Bobbitt, Ann Steigleder, and Beauty Crummette; back row […]

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August 20, 2018

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School of Nursing to host blood donation and bone marrow registry drive Sept. 10

In giving back to the community as part of its 125th anniversary activities, the VCU School of Nursing is hosting a blood donation and bone marrow registry drive on Monday, Sept. 10 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Lounge. Help us save lives by donating blood and/or signing up for the bone […]

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August 3, 2018

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VCU School of Nursing faculty selected for Virginia Nurses Foundation 40 under 40 award

Two VCU School of Nursing faculty members have been named among the Commonwealth’s top 40 nurses under age 40 by the Virginia Nurses Foundation. Genevieve Beaird, RNC-OB, CHSE (B.S.’09/N, M.S.’11/N), clinical assistant professor, and Lathika Mohanraj, Ph.D., RN, BMTCN (B.S.’14/N), assistant professor, were selected for VNF’s 2018 40 Under 40 Award for exceptional rising nursing leaders. Winners […]

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July 10, 2018

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VCU School of Nursing faculty selected as fellows of American Academy of Nursing

Two full-time and one adjunct faculty member of the VCU School of Nursing will receive one of the most prestigious honors in nursing this fall when they are inducted into the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). Nancy Jallo, Ph.D., RNC, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, CNS; associate professor; Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., RN, WHNP-BC, FNAP (B.S.’03/N; M.S. ’04/N), associate […]

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July 6, 2018

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Nursing students volunteer at free medical clinic in Emporia

Several VCU School of Nursing seniors and a faculty member were among a VCU group that volunteered recently at a two-day Remote Area Medical (RAM) outreach event held in Emporia, Virginia. RAM is an organization that helps coordinate free health care events throughout the country, providing patients with the option to be seen by multiple […]

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June 6, 2018

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Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff selected as fellow of the Gerontological Society of America

Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff, Ph.D., RN, associate professor and senior nurse researcher at the VCU School of Nursing, has been selected as a fellow in the Health Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). The status of fellow –  the highest class of membership within the Society — is an acknowledgment of outstanding and continuing work […]

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