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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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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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Alumna Sharon Pratt Lapkin selected to join the Nursing Board at the American Health Council

March 21, 2017

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Sharon Pratt Lapkin, RN (M.S.’01/N), administrative director and senior risk manager at Bon Secours Health System, Inc., has been selected to join the Nursing Board at the American Health Council. Lapkin has more than 23 years of experience in the nursing field. In her current role, she has been responsible for mitigating risk, decreasing financial […]

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Langston Quality Scholars team to present at a National Academy of Medicine Workshop

March 16, 2017

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The Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation recently graduated its first cohort of Langston Quality Scholars. One of the teams has been invited to present Thursday, April 6 at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) workshop “Exploring a Business Case for High-Value Continuing Professional Development (CPD).” Amy Dean, RN, nurse clinician at VCU Health, and […]

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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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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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DNP student elected president of Central Virginia Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association

February 17, 2017

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Tamara Broadnax, RN, NEA-BC (M.S.’07/N), a DNP student at the VCU School of Nursing and director of Telemedicine at VCU Health, has been elected president of the Central Virginia Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association (CVCNBNA) for a two-year term. CVCNBNA, in collaboration with the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), is a professional nursing […]

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