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VCU School of Nursing faculty and student receive NLN awards

October 22, 2019

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Two VCU School of Nursing faculty members were recognized as recipients of the National League for Nursing Nancy Langston Research Award at the recent NLN Education Summit. Christine Wynd, Ph.D., RN, chair of the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, is the principal investigator and Carla Nye, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, CNE, director of the master’s […]

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Carla Nye recognized as a finalist for VNF Leadership Excellence Award

October 9, 2019

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Carla Nye, DNP, CPNP-BC, CNE, CHSE, associate clinical professor and master’s program director at the VCU School of Nursing, was announced recently as a finalist of the Virginia Nurses Foundation’s 2019 Leadership Excellence Award in the nurse educator category. Nye was recognized Sept. 21 at the VNF Gala, an annual event honoring the exceptional work […]

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VCU School of Nursing faculty selected as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

June 26, 2019

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Two VCU School of Nursing faculty members will receive one of the most prestigious honors in nursing this fall when they are inducted into the American Academy of Nursing. Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., RN, professor and assistant dean for research, scholarship, and innovation; and Theresa Swift-Scanlan, Ph.D., RN, the Ellen Fontaine Winston Distinguished Professor and director […]

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Dean Jean Giddens and alumnae recognized by MCV Foundation Board of Trustees

June 20, 2019

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Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and the Doris B. Yingling Endowed Chair, recently received the Robert Irby Award from the MCV Foundation Board of Trustees. The Irby Award was established in 2001 in memory of Robert Irby, M.D., an MCV rheumatologist who was devoted to securing financial support for the MCV Campus. Giddens was […]

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School of Nursing faculty member elected AHA fellow

April 23, 2019

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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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Reunion Weekend Alumni Awards Ceremony

April 18, 2019

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

April 2, 2019

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

February 27, 2019

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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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Shelly Orr receives grant from the VCU Johnson Center

December 19, 2018

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Shelly Orr, Ph.D., RN, CNE, clinical assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, recently received a $49,219 grant from the VCU Johnson Center for Critical Care and Pulmonary Research. Orr is co-principal investigator with Brian Cassel, Ph.D., associate professor at the School of Medicine, on a project titled “Giving voice to those who are […]

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VCU School of Nursing faculty selected for Virginia Nurses Foundation 40 under 40 award

August 3, 2018

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Two VCU School of Nursing faculty members have been named among the Commonwealth’s top 40 nurses under age 40 by the Virginia Nurses Foundation. Genevieve Beaird, RNC-OB, CHSE (B.S.’09/N, M.S.’11/N), clinical assistant professor, and Lathika Mohanraj, Ph.D., RN, BMTCN (B.S.’14/N), assistant professor, were selected for VNF’s 2018 40 Under 40 Award for exceptional rising nursing leaders. Winners […]

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