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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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Beth Rodgers discusses sleep apnea for VCU News Center article

March 8, 2017

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In recognition of March 6–13 as the National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep Awareness Week, Beth Rodgers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, chair of the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, was recently featured in a VCU News Center expert Q&A. She discussed the causes, treatment and preventative steps to guard against sleep apnea.

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Kimberly Davis develops interprofessional care coordination certificate program

March 7, 2017

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A new post-baccalaureate graduate certificate program at VCU will provide health care professionals with strategies to become effective care coordinators for individuals with complex health needs. Kimberly D. Davis, M.S., RN, CNE, clinical instructor at the School of Nursing, is the program director for the Care Coordination Certificate and will be teaching two of the […]

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Gary Huff joins School of Nursing as associate dean of business and administration

February 22, 2017

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Gary Huff has joined the VCU School of Nursing as associate dean of business and administration. Huff most recently served as associate dean of administration at VCU’s School of the Arts in Qatar. As associate dean of business and administration, Huff will oversee the business and administrative enterprise for the School of Nursing, including budget […]

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Theresa Swift-Scanlan appointed to CCTR Endowment Fund Research Advisory Committee

February 16, 2017

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Theresa Swift-Scanlan, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems and the Ellen Fontaine Winston Distinguished Professor, has been appointed to VCU’s Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) Endowment Fund Research Advisory Committee. Under the CCTR Endowment Fund program, investigators may apply for money to support all stages of […]

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Kyungeh An discusses heart disease for Urban Views Weekly column

February 16, 2017

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In observance of February as heart month, Kyungeh An, Ph.D., RN, associate professor, was featured in a second Urban Views Weekly’s health column focused on heart disease risk factors and prevention. Dr. Kyungeh An

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Kyungeh An discusses heart health in Urban Views Weekly column

February 2, 2017

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In observance of February as heart month to promote awareness of heart health, Kyungeh An, Ph.D., RN, associate professor, was featured recently in an Urban Views Weekly’s health column for her cardiovascular expertise. Dr. Kyungeh An

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Victoria Menzies selected as an Ambassador for the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research

February 1, 2017

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The Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) recently selected Victoria Menzies, Ph.D., RN, PMHCNS-BC, associate professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems at the VCU School of Nursing, as an Ambassador to join in its advocacy efforts. FNINR is an independent nonprofit group that advocates for and advances nursing […]

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SON now accepting nominations for Alumni Awards

January 25, 2017

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The VCU School of Nursing is now accepting nominations and self-nominations for the 2017 Alumni Awards. The four awards below will be presented April 8 during Reunion Weekend. Nominations are now being accepted until Feb.15, at this link. Award Descriptions: Outstanding Nursing Alumnus Award: Honors outstanding contributions of graduates of the School of Nursing and is presented in […]

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