November 12, 2014

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School of Nursing Hosts Clinical Scholars Circle Event

Donors of $1,000 or more to the Clinical Scholars Endowment in the VCU School of Nursing were recognized for their dedication at a recent Clinical Scholars Circle event in honor of alumna Mimi Bennett (B.S. ’72/N; M.S. ’76/N). The first Clinical Scholars award has been named in honor of Bennett, who worked as a nurse […]

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November 11, 2014

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Alumna Stephanie Ferguson Featured on the VCU News Center for Election to IOM

Stephanie Ferguson, Ph.D., RN, FAAN (M.S. ’87/N), international health care consultant,  was recently featured in a VCU News Center story for her election to the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Ferguson is director and facilitator of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Leadership for Change Program and the ICN-Burdett Global Nursing Leadership Institute. Click here to read the full article on […]

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November 11, 2014

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SNA Extra Life Fundraiser Update

Members of the VCU Student Nurse Association participated in the Extra Life Fundraiser to raise money for the Children’s Hospital of Richmond on Oct. 25. Team members played video games, board games and card games for 24-hours straight. To date, the team raised more than $2,200. Kyungeh An, Ph.D., RN, Associate Professor, Department of Adult Health […]

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November 11, 2014

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Alumna Marilyn Tavenner Receives AACN Policy Luminary Award

Alumna Marilyn Tavenner (B.S. ’83/N; M.H.A. ’89), administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, was recently presented with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Policy Luminary Award. The annual award recognizes a nursing leader whose work in public policy has made lasting and significant contributions to the nursing profession. Tavenner manages all […]

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November 10, 2014

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Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society Dinner Recognizes Donors

The VCU School of Nursing held its annual Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society Dinner Nov. 4 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to recognize distinguished donors and share the impact of their contributions. First-time donors were recognized for making gifts to the school totaling $1,000 or more in a fiscal year. The donors were each […]

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November 10, 2014

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Jeanne Salyer Wins March of Dimes Nurse of the Year

Jeanne Salyer, Ph.D., RN, FNAP, associate professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, was one of 21 nurses statewide recognized on Nov. 1 with a Nurse of the Year award from the Central Virginia March of Dimes. Sayler received the Educator/Researcher/Author Award. The Nurse of the Year awards ceremony is a statewide […]

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October 29, 2014

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Ann Hamric Co-Chairs AAN Bioethics Panel

Ann Hamric, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and associate dean of academic programs, co-chaired the first meeting of the Expert Panel on Bioethics at the American Academy of Nursing on Oct. 16. Hamric co-chairs the panel with Connie Ulrich, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, of the University of Pennsylvania. The Expert Panel on Bioethics provides broad ethical guidance […]

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October 27, 2014

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Women’s Health Nursing Group Hosted Presentation by Local Post-Mastectomy Tattoo Artist

The Women’s Health Nursing Group at the VCU School of Nursing hosted Amy Black, a local post-mastectomy tattoo artist and founder of the Pink Ink Fund, on Oct. 24. The Pink Ink Fund is an organization that seeks to aid people needing assistance with their post mastectomy tattoo needs as part of their Breast Reconstruction […]

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October 27, 2014

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Holly Buchanan Accepted for NLN LEAD Program

Holly Buchanan, D.N.P., M.S., ANP-BC, assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, was recently accepted into the 2015 National League for Nursing (NLN) LEAD program. LEAD is part of the NLN Leadership Institute in the Center for Transformational Leadership, which focuses on leadership development for nurse educators who have experienced a […]

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October 23, 2014

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Angela Starkweather Inducted as AAN Fellow

Angela Starkweather, Ph.D., ACNP-BC, CNRN, associate professor and chair of the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems at the VCU School of Nursing, was recently inducted as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). She was one of 168 nurse leaders inducted at the AAN annual meeting this fall in Washington, D.C. […]

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