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Mary Kay Goldschmidt named to national advisory panel for health security preparedness

November 5, 2018

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Mary Kay Goldschmidt, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, clinical assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, has been named to the National Advisory Panel for the National Health Security Preparedness Index (NHSPI), a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation managed program designed to assess  preparedness for managing health emergencies. The NHSPI creates composite scores for measuring national and […]

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VCU nursing alumna Cindy Munro talks about the role of nursing research in clinical practice

November 2, 2018

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Cindy Munro, Ph.D., a Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing alumna and dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Miami, has conducted research that has changed nursing practices and reduced life-threatening infections. One of her career “strategy points” is to “always work a big problem, because you can make […]

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School of Nursing hosts luncheon for retired and former faculty

September 6, 2018

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VCU School of Nursing recently hosted a luncheon at The Jefferson Hotel for retired and former faculty members who reside in the Richmond area. Pictured left to right in the group photo are: front row – Janet Younger, Nancy Langston, Besty Bampton, Joan Corder-Mabe, Sue Taylor, Kathy Bobbitt, Ann Steigleder, and Beauty Crummette; back row […]

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VCU School of Nursing faculty selected for Virginia Nurses Foundation 40 under 40 award

August 3, 2018

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Two VCU School of Nursing faculty members have been named among the Commonwealth’s top 40 nurses under age 40 by the Virginia Nurses Foundation. Genevieve Beaird, RNC-OB, CHSE (B.S.’09/N, M.S.’11/N), clinical assistant professor, and Lathika Mohanraj, Ph.D., RN, BMTCN (B.S.’14/N), assistant professor, were selected for VNF’s 2018 40 Under 40 Award for exceptional rising nursing leaders. Winners […]

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VCU School of Nursing faculty selected as fellows of American Academy of Nursing

July 10, 2018

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Two full-time and one adjunct faculty member of the VCU School of Nursing will receive one of the most prestigious honors in nursing this fall when they are inducted into the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). Nancy Jallo, Ph.D., RNC, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, CNS; associate professor; Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., RN, WHNP-BC, FNAP (B.S.’03/N; M.S. ’04/N), associate […]

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Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff selected as fellow of the Gerontological Society of America

June 6, 2018

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Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff, Ph.D., RN, associate professor and senior nurse researcher at the VCU School of Nursing, has been selected as a fellow in the Health Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). The status of fellow –  the highest class of membership within the Society — is an acknowledgment of outstanding and continuing work […]

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Richmond Health and Wellness Program receives VCU’s top community partnerships award

May 29, 2018

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The Richmond Health and Wellness Program, led by Pam Parsons, GNP-BC, FNAP (M.S.’83/N; Ph.D. ’04/N), director of practice and community engagement at the VCU School of Nursing, received the top award recently at VCU’s annual celebration of community partnerships. The program received the Council for Community Engagement’s Currents of Change Award. RHWP also received the honor for […]

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VCU School of Nursing receives $2.6M award to improve educational and clinical practices in primary care setting

May 24, 2018

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The VCU School of Nursing has received a $2.6 million award to advance nursing’s influence in the primary care setting through educational and clinical practice improvements. The award from the Health Resources and Services Administration in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was granted to Tamara Zurakowski, Ph.D., clinical associate professor and director […]

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School of Nursing hosts reunion weekend and kickoff of 125 campaign

April 30, 2018

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VCU School of Nursing classes ending in ‘3 or ‘8, St. Philip and grand alumni returned to campus April 20-22 to celebrate Reunion Weekend with 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 a birthday celebration to mark […]

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VCU School of Nursing has strong participation at SNRS

March 27, 2018

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VCU School of Nursing was well-represented at this year’s Southern Nursing Research Society annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Among the highlights was the presentation of a third place student poster award to Amanda Hodges, a Ph.D. student. Her topic was “Symptom Experience of Adolescents with Concussion.”  In addition to Hodges’ presentation, other SON faculty and students […]

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