May 6, 2019

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Nurses Week message from Dean Jean Giddens

Happy Nurses Week! On behalf of the VCU School of Nursing, we thank our 4 million colleagues for making a difference in healthcare through your leadership and compassion. Together we strive to ensure that patients receive safe and quality care, that each patient is heard and valued, that all people have access to the care […]

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April 29, 2019

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Senior nurse researcher featured on 8News for Parkinson’s research

In case you missed it, Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff, Ph.D., RN, FGSA, associate professor and senior nurse researcher at the VCU School of Nursing, was interviewed as part of an WRIC 8News story about her co-leading a research project on testing vibration therapy to help Parkinson’s patients who have trouble walking. The project is being funded by […]

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April 23, 2019

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School of Nursing faculty member elected AHA fellow

Kyungeh An, Ph.D.,RN, FAHA, associate professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was elected a fellow of the American Heart Association. Fellowship recognizes and awards premium professional members for excellence, innovative and sustained contributions in the areas of scholarship, practice and/or education, and volunteer service within the AHA/ASA. An has been a member of AHA […]

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April 18, 2019

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Reunion Weekend Alumni Awards Ceremony

The first weekend of April brought a lot of excitement to the School of Nursing as we celebrated alumni from class years ending in ‘9 and ‘4, along with our St. Philip alumnae and grand alumni. Reunion attendees were invited back on campus for a weekend of activities including a lunch and tour at the MCV […]

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April 7, 2019

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Nursing Students Without Borders to host fundraiser at Chipotle

Nursing Students Without Borders at VCU will host a fundraiser on Monday, April 29 from 4-8 p.m. at the Chipotle located at 8955 Staples Mill Road in Richmond. Mark your calendar to enjoy an easy weeknight dinner. Be sure to show the flyer below to the cashier so that 33% of the proceeds will go […]

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April 2, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing researcher examines if a vibrating shoe can help people with Parkinson’s walk

Nearly 60 percent of people with Parkinson’s disease experience the sudden inability to walk, a phenomenon referred to as “freezing of gait.” It manifests in a complete stop or prolonged shuffle despite the individual’s best intentions to move forward and can be triggered midstride by a cluttered room, narrow spaces like a doorway or when making […]

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March 21, 2019

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Join us for Reunion Weekend April 5-7

Richmond Historic Trolley Tour, MCV Campus Block Party, Entrepreneurship in Health Care Forum… these are just a few of the great events planned for Reunion Weekend April 5-7 to reconnect alumni with VCU School of Nursing and with each other. If your graduation year ends in ‘9 or ‘4, make sure you check out the […]

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March 13, 2019

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VCU’s DNP program moves up in the top 50 rankings

VCU School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program continues to be ranked among the nation’s best graduate programs. The program has moved up to No. 44 in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings. Read more. We’re still accepting applications for fall 2019 enrollment. Apply today! 

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March 8, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing students help provide care at a free remote mobile clinic

A group of 10 VCU School of Nursing students and three faculty members recently participated in the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Harrisonburg, Virginia. RAM is a free mobile clinic that provides medical, dental and vision care to uninsured and impoverished patients. Harrisonburg is surrounded by rural counties with reduced access to care, particularly Page […]

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February 27, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing alumnus to be honored by American College of Healthcare Executives

VCU School of Nursing alumnus Kenneth White, AGACNP-BC, ACHPN, FACHE, FAAN (B.S.’95/N; M.S.’95/N; Ph.D.’96/HP), associate dean for strategic partnerships and innovation at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, will receive the Gold Medal Award for 2019 from the American College of Healthcare Executives at its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago next month. A former health […]

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