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VCU Nursing Night at the Siegel Center!

Thursday January 27th was a GREAT night! Turnout for the School of Nursing was pretty good and the game was great! VCU handled Hofstra pretty nicely. VCU is now ranked #1 in the conference! Though they made a valiant effort, the School of Nursing lost the tug-of-war with the School of Allied Health. Even with […]

P30 Center Project Updates and Center Resources for Research

VCU School of Nursing Research Enterprise: P30 Center Project Updates and Center Resources for Research Presented by the Center of Excellence for Biobehavioral Approaches to Symptom Management (CEBASM) Monday, January 31st Room 2001D 12pm-1pm

VCU School of Nursing CEBASM Center Symposiums

VCU School of Nursing CEBASM Center Symposiums Wednesday, February 9th “Biobehavioral Research: Application to Pediatric Diabetes” Presented by Melissa Faulkner, DSN, RN, FAAN Gladys E. Sorenson Endowed Professor University of Arizona College of Nursing Room 1015 12pm-1pm Wednesday, March 9th “Biobehavioral Programs in Pain” Presented by Susan Dorsey, Ph.D., RN Associate Professor, Dept. of Organizational […]

Nursing Students Participate in Homeward’s “Point in Time Count”

A group of eight senior nursing students assisted with the Homeward “Point in Time Count” on January 27th, 2011 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Grace Street as part of their community health nursing clinical with Allison Gregory, RN, FNP-BC. Her clinical section is focusing on the homeless population in Richmond, VA and used the […]

¡Una Vida Sana! Cardiometabolic Disease Screening on Feb. 4th

¡Una Vida Sana!, a interdisciplinary student volunteer group that provides cardiometabolic disease screening in the Hispanic community in Richmond, will hold it’s next screening event at the Sacred Heart Center on Saturday, February 5th. For more information contact Allison Gregory at or the nursing student leader Sarah Paciulli at

Chris Baker: Anatomical Man at the Medical College of Virginia

In Celebration of Black History Month, the School of Allied Health Professions Presents: Chris Baker: Anatomical Man at the Medical College of Virginia in the late 1800’s A Presentation and Conversation led by Shawn Utsey, PhD Professor and Chair, VCU Department of African American Studies February 23rd 12:00 – 1:30 pm Room 114, MCV Alumni […]

Jean Ellen Zavertnik earns CNE designation

We want to congratulate Jean Ellen Zavertnik, RN, MN, ACNS-BC for earning the designation of Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) in December! Such designation requires meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League for Nursing.

VCU Nursing students making poster presentations at SNRS!

The Southern Nursing Research Society will hold its annual conference From February 16th through 19th in Jacksonville, Florida. The VCU School of Nursing will have eleven students presenting posters! From these eleven posters, three were selected as outstanding. Our student poster presenters are: Dr. Karen Hill-Holiday (PhD, 2010) V. Anne Hamilton (PhD student) Yui Matsuda […]

T-Shirt Swap- Show Your VCU Pride!

Show your VCU pride this Homecoming! Students, faculty, staff and active, dues-paying members of the alumni associations can bring a T-shirt from another college or university and swap it for a student-designed VCU one. The T-shirt Swap is sponsored by Students Today Alumni Tomorrow and the VCU Alumni Association.   Make your swap at these times and locations […]

Dr. Rita Pickler Traveling to Haiti this February

Rita Pickler, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, Professor of Family and Community Health Nursing, will be traveling to Haiti to the Cite Soleil and Blanchard areas in February 5-12, 2011 with a Haiti Outreach Ministries (HOM) team from Punta Gorda, FL. She was invited to join the group and to lead the effort to make electronic […]

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