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VCU School of Nursing associate dean receives UVA Distinguished Alumni Award

September 28, 2017

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Debra Barksdale, Ph.D., FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN, ANEF, associate dean of academic affairs and Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor at the VCU School of Nursing, recently received the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Nursing’s Distinguished Alumni Award, the school’s highest honor to recognize alumni for their contributions to the nursing profession. A nationally known educator, researcher, […]

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Judith Collins named among the 2017 VCU Alumni Stars

September 22, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing alumna Judith B. Collins, RN, WHNP-BC, FAAN (Cert.’75/N), has been named a 2017 VCU Alumni Star.  The prestigious VCU Alumni Stars awards recognize graduates throughout the worlds of art, business, education, service and health care who have attained notable achievements in their field. Collins will be recognized Friday, Nov. 3 during […]

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Debra Barksdale named AACN Wharton Fellow

August 29, 2017

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Debra Barksdale, Ph.D., FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN, associate dean of academic affairs and Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was recently named an American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Wharton Fellow. Barksdale completed the AACN Wharton Executive Leadership Program, a world-class enrichment program launched in collaboration with the Wharton School of […]

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VCU School of Nursing convocation features an investiture ceremony, new mission unveiling and more

August 24, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing held its annual convocation Aug. 22 to welcome faculty and staff to a new academic year. The convocation included a State of the School address by Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and professor, as well as a guest speaker, Salvatore Tagliareni, discussing leadership. Other activities included team exercises to help […]

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VCU School of Nursing dean to receive one of NLN’s highest honors

August 22, 2017

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The National League for Nursing announced this week that Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and professor, Doris B. Yingling Endowed Chair at the VCU School of Nursing, will receive one of its highest honors on Sept. 16 at the 2017 NLN Education Summit in San Diego, California. Giddens, selected from a competitive field of […]

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Deborah McGuire receives ISOO Distinguished Service Award

August 3, 2017

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Deborah McGuire, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, associate dean for Research, Scholarship, and Innovation, and the Florence E. Elliott Professor, was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the International Society of Oral Oncology (ISOO). McGuire has more than 10 years of service to the organization, including her election as its first nurse president. The ISOO Distinguished […]

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Recent graduate, retired faculty recognized by VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care

May 30, 2017

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New alumna Indira Miller (B.S.’17/N) was recently awarded the Student Excellence in Interprofessionalism Recognition Award from the VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care. This award recognizes students who have demonstrated significant involvement and promotion of interprofessional activities. Retiring faculty members Jeanne Walter, Ph.D., RN, FAAMA, and Susan C Johnson, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, were […]

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Victoria Menzies receives CCTR grant

April 7, 2017

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Victoria Menzies, Ph.D., RN, PMHCNS-BC, associate professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems at the VCU School of Nursing, has been awarded a $25,680 grant from the Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) Endowment Fund for her research project, “Metabolic Snapshot in women with fibromyalgia: a secondary analysis.”  Menzies will study […]

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VCU School of Nursing holds student-alumni Connector event

March 30, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing recently hosted a Connector Program event with nursing students and alumni. The program pairs alumni from around the country with students for a one-year mentorship experience. Students shared lunch and conversation with their alumni mentors. Alumni offered encouragement and guidance to students through the challenges and milestones of their educational program. […]

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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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