Tag Archives: Community Engagement

VCU Nursing joins community partners in offering free flu shots

November 16, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing recently partnered with 7th District City Councilwoman Cynthia Newbille, Bon Secours Richmond Health System, Richmond City Health District, and the Instructive Visiting Nurse Association to offer city residents free flu shots. Students and faculty administered the vaccinations at the Sarah Garland Jones Center in the East End. Below are photos of […]

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NSWB volunteers for health outreach with Una Vida Sana

October 10, 2017

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Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) at VCU recently partnered with Una Vida Sana, an interdisciplinary service-learning initiative, to provide health screenings to Richmond’s Hispanic community at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. NSWB members collaborated with students from the Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine to conduct health screenings, including blood pressure and cholesterol tests.

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VCU School of Nursing participates in WE CARE Festival

August 16, 2017

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Candace Johnson, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, recently shared health tips with attendees at the 11th Annual WE CARE Festival, the Northside’s largest event dedicated to health, wellness and community empowerment.  The festival’s name is an acronym for wellness, education, community awareness and resident empowerment. Johnson conducted blood pressure […]

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Nursing students volunteer at medical outreach event in Southwest Virginia

July 25, 2017

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Several VCU School of Nursing students and faculty members recently volunteered for the sixth year at one of the nation’s largest free medical outreach clinics. The Remote Area Medical (RAM) Clinic, held in Wise, Virginia, provided free medical care from volunteer medical professionals to approximately 2,000 medically underserved individuals. Over three days, the nursing students […]

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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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Candace Johnson featured on VCU Division of Community Engagement website

December 6, 2016

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Candace Johnson, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, assistant professor, is featured on the VCU Division of Community Engagement (DCE) website.. To commemorate its 10th anniversary, DCE is highlighting VCU faculty members who are exemplary community engaged scholars. Read Johnson’s profile here. Dr. Candace Johnson

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Candace Johnson extendeds faculty fellowship in ASPiRE program

May 26, 2016

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Candace Johnson, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, assistant professor, has extended her faculty fellowship in the ASPiRE program. The mission of VCU ASPiRE is to enrich and deepen students’ understanding of their capacity to create positive change in communities and address critical societal needs through long-term sustainable partnerships.

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