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Alumna Dawn Adams wins Democratic nomination for the Virginia House of Delegates 68th District

June 15, 2017

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Alumna Dawn M. Adams, DNP, ANP-BC, CHC (Cert.‘99/N), director of the Office of Integrated Health at the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, won the Democratic nomination this week for the Virginia House of Delegates 68th District. Adams has been an advocate for healthy communities for over 30 years. In her current role, […]

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Recent graduate, retired faculty recognized by VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care

May 30, 2017

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New alumna Indira Miller (B.S.’17/N) was recently awarded the Student Excellence in Interprofessionalism Recognition Award from the VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care. This award recognizes students who have demonstrated significant involvement and promotion of interprofessional activities. Retiring faculty members Jeanne Walter, Ph.D., RN, FAAMA, and Susan C Johnson, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, were […]

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Alumna Deborah Raines discusses her NICU research with BYU Radio

May 26, 2017

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Alumna Deborah Raines, Ed.S., RN, ANEF (Ph.D.’92/N), was recently interviewed on Brigham Young University (BYU) Radio’s” Top of the Mind with Julie Rose” program. Raines discussed her research on using simulation with parents preparing to bring a baby home from the NICU. Her research was originally published in The American Journal of Maternal-Child Nursing in […]

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Alumna Nicole Jones featured in Richmond magazine

May 5, 2017

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Alumna Nicole Jones, RN (B.S.’78/N), is featured in Richmond magazine’s Top Docs 2017 issue, which highlights her duties educating colon surgery patients on their procedures and meeting with their families. Read the full article. Nicole Jones, RN

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Alumna Andrea Funai featured in Richmond magazine

May 4, 2017

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Alumna Andrea Funai, RN, ANP (B.S.’95/N; M.S.’06/N), is featured in Richmond magazine’s Top Docs 2017 issue. Funai discusses her work as a preceptor, teacher and mentor for a number of nurse practitioner students throughout the years. Read the full article. Andrea Funai, RN, ANP (left)

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Alumnus Andrew Harris featured on VCU News Center for his mindfulness research

April 19, 2017

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Andrew Harris, RN (B.S.’16/N), clinical nurse at VCU Medical Center’s Acute Care Oncology Unit, was recently featured on the VCU News Center for his study on the barriers health care professionals face in practicing mindfulness. Through the project, Harris surveyed health care professional students who had taken a VCU class on mindfulness within the past […]

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Alumna Leslie Fehan featured in Richmond magazine

April 18, 2017

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Leslie Fehan, RN (M.S.’89/N), nurse midwife at VCU Health System, is featured in Richmond magazine’s Top Docs 2017 issue. The article highlights her career as an esteemed midwife in the Richmond area for nearly two decades. Read the full article. Leslie Fehan, RN (left)

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Nursing alumni return for Reunion Weekend

April 11, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing alumni returned to campus April 7-9 to celebrate Reunion Weekend at a variety of events, from class-specific dinners to tours of the School of Nursing’s research lab and clinical learning center. The weekend’s activities also included an alumni breakfast, a State of the School address by Dean Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, […]

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Alumna Aimee Reyes featured on the VCU News Center for receiving Virginia’s Caring University scholarship

April 5, 2017

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Aimee Reyes, RN (B.S.’11/N), clinical nurse at VCU Medical Center, was recently featured on VCU News Center as being one of 105 students who has benefited from Virginia’s Caring University scholarship. Reyes was awarded the scholarship after her acceptance into the School of Nursing’s accelerated Bachelor of Science program. Since 2005, the VCU Staff Senate has raised more than $110,000 […]

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Alumnus Tod Brindle named vice president of Integrated Healing Technologies

March 31, 2017

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Tod Brindle, M.S., RN, CWOCN (M.S.’11/N), a Ph.D. student with the VCU School of Nursing, has been named vice president of clinical affairs with Integrated Healing Technologies (IHT), a negative pressure wound therapy and advanced wound care company in Franklin, Tenn. He previously served as nurse clinician and clinical administrator with the wound care team […]

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