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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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Alumna Hilaire Thompson receives prestigious neuroscience nursing education award

May 1, 2018

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Alumna Hilaire Thompson, Ph.D., RN, AGACNP-BC,  FAAN (M.S. ‘96/N), received the prestigious 2018 Excellence in Neuroscience Nursing Education Award from the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses for her many contributions to the field. She is the Joanne Montgomery Endowed Professor and Graduate Program Director at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Inducted into the American Academy of […]

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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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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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VCU School of Nursing hosts inaugural Feierstein Lecture on advancing nursing image and practice

July 6, 2017

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The nature and scope of innovation, as well as taking an idea and advancing it from research and practice to implementation was the focus of the inaugural Feierstein Lecture that drew 150 students, faculty, alumni and other health care practitioners recently to the VCU School of Nursing. Nationally renowned nurse leader Michael R. Bleich, Ph.D., […]

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VCU School of Nursing hosts lecture on patient-centered care in Swiss acute care hospitals

June 21, 2017

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As part of the Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation Lecture Series, Stefanie Bachnick, M.S.N., RN, research assistant and Ph.D. student at the Institute of Nursing Science in Basel, Switzerland, presented “Patient-centered Care in Swiss Acute Care Hospitals: Results of a Cross-sectional Multi-center Study” on June 20. Bachnick focused on clinicians’ roles in communicating […]

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School of Nursing faculty present at 2017 NINR Center Directors Meeting

May 31, 2017

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The VCU School of Nursing was recently invited to present a poster delineating the accomplishments, activities, outcomes and sustainability of the Center for Biobehavioral Clinical Research (CBCR) at the 2017 National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Center Directors Meeting in Bethesda, Maryland. Poster authors included Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., RN, associate professor; R.K. Elswick, Jr., Ph.D., […]

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Alumna Deborah Raines discusses her NICU research with BYU Radio

May 26, 2017

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Alumna Deborah Raines, Ed.S., RN, ANEF (Ph.D.’92/N), was recently interviewed on Brigham Young University (BYU) Radio’s” Top of the Mind with Julie Rose” program. Raines discussed her research on using simulation with parents preparing to bring a baby home from the NICU. Her research was originally published in The American Journal of Maternal-Child Nursing in […]

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SON hosts lecture on biobehavioral nursing research

May 25, 2017

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As part of the VCU School of Nursing 2017 Lecture Series, Pamela H. Mitchell, Ph.D., RN, FAHA, FAAN, executive associate dean and professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems at the University of Washington School of Nursing, presented “Biobehavioral Nursing Research: Global Opportunities and Challenges” on May 23. Mitchell focused on the interactions […]

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Senior nursing student Camille Brenke featured on VCU News Center for undergraduate research project

May 3, 2017

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Senior nursing student Camille Brenke is featured in a VCU News Center story about some of the student researchers who participated in the annual Poster Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creativity. Brenke discussed her research on heart health, gender and race, and how she worked on the project with her mentor, Candace Johnson, Ph.D., M.P.H., […]

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