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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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VCU Nursing deans named NLN Academy of Nursing Education fellows

June 7, 2017

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The VCU School of Nursing is pleased to announce that Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and dean, and Debra Barksdale, Ph.D., FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN, professor and associate dean of academic affairs, will be inducted into the National League for Nursing’s (NLN) Academy of Nursing Education at the league’s annual summit in September. Giddens and Barksdale are among 15 […]

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Shelly Orr to serve as president for Richmond Chapter of AACN

June 5, 2017

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Shelly Orr, M.S.N., RN, CNE, clinical assistant professor with the VCU School of Nursing, will become president of the Greater Richmond Area Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) for the 2017-2018 year. Orr has been serving as president-elect of the association.

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Mary Falk graduates from Teaching in Medical Education Faculty Fellows Program

June 1, 2017

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Mary Falk, M.S.N., RN, CCRN, PCCN, CNL, clinical instructor with the VCU School of Nursing, graduated from the Teaching in Medical Education Faculty Fellows Program (TiME) offered through the VCU School of Education. The TiME Program seeks to develop teaching expertise and excellence in faculty who are primarily trained as clinicians. Falk is the first […]

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Nursing students to participate in the 2017 Cordoba Exchange Program

May 5, 2017

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Four VCU School of Nursing students have been selected to participate in the “Nursing in Spain” program, also known as the Cordoba Program. Kaitlin Boyden, Erin Dymon, Staci Fraley and Amy Heng will travel to Cordoba, Spain to participate in a three-week observational experience. They will learn about Spain’s community-based health care system, the role […]

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