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Nursing student featured in VCU publication

Katie Skaggs, a current VCU School of Nursing student, is featured in the Summer 2009 issue of The Power of Personal Philanthropy. The article is available on the VCU Advancement website.

Congratulations to Brenda Baker

Congratulations to Brenda Baker, a Ph.D. student at the VCU School of Nursing, on receiving a National Research Service Award (NRSA) from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research. Her study is entitled “Understanding Late Preterm Mothers and Infants.” Baker’s sponsor is Dr. Jackie McGrath; her co-sponsor is Dr. Rita Pickler.

PhD students and faculty from the SON attend National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

On Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 14 PhD students and 4 of their faculty attended the open session of the NINR National Advisor Council for Nursing Research (NACNR). The NACNR provides the second level of review of grant applications and, perhaps most importantly, reviews the Institute’s extramural programs and makes recommendations about its intramural research activities […]

Alumni receptions to meet President Rao

The VCU Alumni Association and the MCV Alumni Association of VCU invite all alumni in the greater Richmond area to meet VCU’s new president, Michael Rao, Ph.D. President Rao and his wife, Monica, will greet alumni at five events in the local area. With more than 50,000 Richmond-area alumni, you might be surprised to find […]

Dr. Rao will present VCU School of Nursing lecture

Event open to all VCU students, faculty and staff On Wednesday, Sept. 30, Michael Rao, Ph.D., president of Virginia Commonwealth University and the VCU Health System, will present the Jackie Denise Jackson Memorial Cultural Diversity Lectureship. The event will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building, 1217 […]