Archive | April, 2012

“No Woman, No Cry” Movie and Discussion Held at VCU School of Nursing

April 23, 2012

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The VCU School of Nursing, the VCU Institute for Women’s Health and CARE presented “No Woman, No Cry,” a movie and discussion, on April 19 as part of the Global Women’s Health Lecture series. The movie was a gripping directorial debut for Christy Turlington Burns, who shared the powerful stories of at-risk pregnant women in […]

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Cosby High School Students Visit VCU School of Nursing

April 23, 2012

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Cosby High School student members of the Health Science Specialty Center, visited the VCU School of Nursing on Friday, April 20 to learn about nursing education. Their visit included a session in the Clinical Learning Center, where Sandy Voll, M.S., R.N., CNM, WHNP, FNP, director of the CLC, demonstrated how to properly take care of […]

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Kristin Filler Wins ACS Scholarship

April 17, 2012

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Doctoral candidate Kristin Filler, (B.S. ’09), RN, has been awarded an American Cancer Society Doctoral Degree Scholarship in Cancer Nursing. This scholarship is awarded to graduate students pursuing doctoral study in the field of cancer nursing research, and preparing for careers as nurse scientists. Initial awards are made for up to two years with the […]

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Nursing Students Participate in Mosby Health Fair and Resource Center’s First Anniversary

April 11, 2012

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The VCU School of Nursing participated in the Annual Mosby Health Fair held earlier this week to promote the health of the Mosby community, as well as celebrate the Mosby Resource Center’s first anniversary. The event included free health screenings, activities for children, giveaways and snacks. SON students, led by Fay Parpart, M.S., RN, ANP-BC, […]

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Candace Burton Receives Top Socio-behavioral Research Poster Award at Women’s Health Research Day

April 11, 2012

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Candace Burton, Ph.D., R.N., assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, recently earned the best poster award in the socio-behavioral category at the Eighth Annual Women’s Health Research Day, a networking opportunity celebrating and promoting excellence in interdisciplinary women’s health research at VCU. Hosted by the Virginia Commonwealth University Institute for […]

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No Woman, No Cry Movie and Discussion Set for April 19

April 5, 2012

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The VCU School of Nursing, the VCU Institute for Women’s Health and CARE present the next Global Women’s Health Lecture on Thursday, April 19. “No Woman, No Cry,” a movie and discussion, will be held at 5:30 p.m. in Younger Auditorium. The movie is a gripping directorial debut for Christy Turlington Burns, who shares the […]

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Nursing Faculty Participate in Research Study on Dogs in the Workplace

April 4, 2012

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Nancy McCain, D.S.N., RN, FAAN, Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor, and Rachel Cobb, M.Div., Ph.D., RN, collateral research associate professor, were part of a recent VCU biobehavioral research study about dogs in the workplace. Led by Randolph T. Barker, Ph.D., professor of management in the VCU School of Business, the study found that dogs may make […]

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