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A VCU School of Nursing student, Lorraine Hegi, is pictured in a recent Freelance Star article on the new Stafford Hospital Center.

Dr. Lyon selected as a core reviewer

Debra E. Lyon, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FNAP has been appointed to a three-year term as a core reviewer for the Oncology Nursing Society Major Research Grant Program. Dr. Lyon was selected for her expertise in biological nursing research methods. She is an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing.

Congratulations to Advanced Baccalaureate Students Leppert and McLaughlin

Congratulations!! to two of VCUSON’s Advanced Baccalaureate nursing students, Elizabeth (Tess) Leppert and M. Ashley McLaughlin, recipients of the2009 APNA- Ortho-McNeil Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC Student Scholarship. Tess and Ashley will be attending the APNA 23rd Annual Conference, Oct 7-10, Charleston, SC. Please see the website.   This is a highly competitive scholarship that is offered […]

VCU School of Nursing hosts future nurses during Discovery program

During the week of July 13 – 17, the VCU School of Nursing hosted Week in Scrubs: Nursing in the 21st Century. The program was part of the larger VCU Summer Discovery program, held each year at schools across the university. The nursing program introduces students to various aspects of health care and highlights the […]

VCU TV Story on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

One of the nation’s most modern neonatal intensive care units is explored in this behind-the-scenes look at the doctors, nurses and families who have experienced premature birth first hand. You can view this video created by VCU TV by following the link below:

Dr. McGrath quoted in infant feeding article

Jacqueline M. McGrath, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN was quoted in a recent Advance for Nurses article focusing on infant feeding issues. Click here to read the article.

Dr. Rita Pickler receives national research award

On June 30, the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) presented its Award of Excellence in Research to Rita H. Pickler, Ph.D., RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, for her excellence in clinical practice and continued innovation in the delivery of care for women and newborns. The award was presented at AWHONN’s annual convention in […]