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Dawn Goldstein receives certificate for poster submission

May 18, 2017

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Dawn Goldstein, Ph.D., RN, PMHNP-BC, CCM, clinical assistant professor, attended the TriService Nursing Research Program: Research and Evidence-Based Practice Dissemination course in Ellicott City, Maryland. Her abstract, “Compassion Fatigue among U.S. Military RNs Post Overseas Deployment,” scored in the top 20 poster submissions, earning her a certificate. Goldstein serves as an Army Nurse Corps MAJ […]

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Art of Nursing program featured in Style Weekly

May 5, 2017

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The Art of Nursing program, a collaboration between the VCU School of Nursing, VCU Department of Art Education and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, was recently featured in Style Weekly. Carley Lovell, M.S., M.A., RN, WHNP-BC, clinical assistant professor, oversees the program, which focuses on using art to promote health and healing. Read the […]

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VCU School of Nursing faculty members serve on Richmond VCNP Board of Directors

May 4, 2017

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Rachel Cloutier, M.S., RN, ACNP-BC, clinical instructor, recently became president of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners Richmond Region Board of Directors. Cloutier had previously been president-elect of the board. Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, clinical assistant professor and director of the DNP program, was appointed chair of the Government Relations Committee. Both terms begin in May 2017.

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes two retiring faculty members

May 3, 2017

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The VCU School of Nursing recently recognized two retiring faculty members, Susan Johnson, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, clinical assistant professor and coordinator of the RN to B.S. program, and Jeanne Walter, Ph.D., RN, FAAMA, clinical assistant professor and director of undergraduate programs. Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing, presented each of […]

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Beth Elias selected to serve as co-chair of TIGER committee

April 27, 2017

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Beth Elias, Ph.D., M.S., associate professor, has been selected to serve as co-chair of the Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform (TIGER) committee. Developed by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, TIGER is a grassroots initiative focused on education reform and interprofessional community development. TIGER aims to maximize the integration of technology and informatics into […]

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Nancy Jallo elected chair of Physicians for Peace

April 21, 2017

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Nancy Jallo, Ph.D., RNC, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, CNS, associate professor, is the first nurse to be elected chair of the Physicians for Peace (PFP) Board of Directors. Headquartered in Norfolk, Va., PFP is a nonprofit corporation with partner locations in Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Malawi. PFP partners with communities in underserved regions globally […]

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Jean Giddens is the newly elected president of VACN

April 20, 2017

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Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and professor at the VCU School of Nursing, is the newly elected president of the Virginia Association of Colleges of Nursing (VACN).  VACN’s mission is to advance the quality of baccalaureate and graduate nursing education in Virginia in order to improve health care. Membership is comprised of nursing deans […]

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Victoria Menzies receives CCTR grant

April 7, 2017

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Victoria Menzies, Ph.D., RN, PMHCNS-BC, associate professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems at the VCU School of Nursing, has been awarded a $25,680 grant from the Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) Endowment Fund for her research project, “Metabolic Snapshot in women with fibromyalgia: a secondary analysis.”  Menzies will study […]

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Marianne Baernholdt to be awarded the Anthony J. Jannetti Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Health Care

March 14, 2017

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Marianne Baernholdt, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, FAAN, director of the Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Anthony J. Jannetti Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Health Care, awarded by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN). This is the most prestigious award presented by AMSN. Selection criteria include […]

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Debbie McGuire serves on National Cancer Institute subcommittee

March 9, 2017

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Debbie McGuire, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, associate dean of Research, Scholarship, and Innovation, recently served on the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Subcommittee F (study section) reviewing cancer research training and education grants. The NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, […]

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