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

July 10, 2018

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Two full-time and one adjunct faculty member of the VCU School of Nursing will receive one of the most prestigious honors in nursing this fall when they are inducted into the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). Nancy Jallo, Ph.D., RNC, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, CNS; associate professor; Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., RN, WHNP-BC, FNAP (B.S.’03/N; M.S. ’04/N), associate […]

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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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Richmond Health and Wellness Program receives VCU’s top community partnerships award

May 29, 2018

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The Richmond Health and Wellness Program, led by Pam Parsons, GNP-BC, FNAP (M.S.’83/N; Ph.D. ’04/N), director of practice and community engagement at the VCU School of Nursing, received the top award recently at VCU’s annual celebration of community partnerships. The program received the Council for Community Engagement’s Currents of Change Award. RHWP also received the honor for […]

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VCU School of Nursing receives $2.6M award to improve educational and clinical practices in primary care setting

May 24, 2018

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The VCU School of Nursing has received a $2.6 million award to advance nursing’s influence in the primary care setting through educational and clinical practice improvements. The award from the Health Resources and Services Administration in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was granted to Tamara Zurakowski, Ph.D., clinical associate professor and director […]

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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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