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VCU School of Nursing welcomes new Clinical Learning Center director

October 17, 2017

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Kimberly Curry-Lourenco, Ph.D., M.S.N., M.Ed., RN, CHSE, has joined the VCU School of Nursing as clinical assistant professor and director of the Clinical Learning Center. She mostly recently served as associate professor and coordinator of instruction and technology at the Beazley School of Nursing, Tidewater Community College. Curry-Lourenco earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in […]

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VCU School of Nursing hosts Growth4VA press conference

October 3, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing’s Clinical Learning Center (CLC) was the site of a press conference recently to announce the university’s support of the newly launched Growth4VA campaign. Growth4VA will focus on promoting reform and reinvestment in Virginia’s top-ranked higher education system. The campaign, backed by a partnership of higher education and business leaders, focuses on […]

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VCU School of Nursing welcomes new faculty and staff

September 7, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing recently welcomed several  new faculty and staff. The following have joined the school since July 1: Michael R. Bleich, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, president and CEO of NursDynamics, LLC, has joined the school for a one-year visiting senior professorship. A recognized scholar and thought leader, Bleich has held clinical, consultative, service, […]

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Alumna Deborah Raines named fellow of American Academy of Nursing

August 31, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing alumna Deborah Raines, Ed.S., RN, ANEF (Ph.D. ’92/N), associate professor at the University at Buffalo, will receive one of the most prestigious honors in nursing this fall when she is inducted into the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). The academy recently selected Raines as one of 173 nurse leaders to be […]

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Patricia Kinser appointed to State Board of Health

July 27, 2017

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Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., RN, WHNP-BC, FNAP, associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing at the VCU School of Nursing, has been appointed by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to serve as a member of the State Board of Health. Kinser will serve a three-year term. The State Board of Health provides leadership […]

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VCU School of Nursing two-time alumna Cindy Munro appointed dean of nursing and health studies at the University of Miami

July 10, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing alumna and former faculty member Cindy Munro, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FAAAS (Ph.D.’92/N; Cert.’97/N), has been named the new dean at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, effective Aug. 15, 2017. A nationally known health care researcher and leader, Munro is currently associate dean of research and […]

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Alumna Camille Brenke featured in VCU News Center article for participation in the Clinton Global Initiative University

July 4, 2017

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Recent alumna Camille Brenke (B.S.’17/N) is featured in a VCU News Center story for being one of nine VCU students and alumni who have been accepted to participate in this fall’s Clinton Global Initiative University. This prestigious event brings together more than 1,100 innovative students from around the world who are committed to tackling some […]

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Pam Parsons discusses community engagement program for Impact magazine

July 3, 2017

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Pam Parsons, Ph.D., GNP-BC, director of practice and community engagement at the VCU School of Nursing, is featured in Impact magazine, the donor publication of VCU’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations. She discussed her work with the Richmond Health and Wellness Program, a community-based, care coordination program focused on improving the health of indigent, […]

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Ph.D. student publishes article in renal care news magazine

June 20, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing Ph.D. student Amber Paulus, B.S.N., RN, CPHQ, recently published an article in Nephrology News & Issues. The article, titled “Closing the Information Gap: Health Information Exchange in Dialysis,” focuses on patients with end-stage renal disease and their need for frequent, ongoing dialysis care. Read the entire article here. Amber Paulus, B.S.N., […]

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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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