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The legacy of VCU Nursing alumna Louise Lomax Winters, a former Tuskegee Army nurse who cared for the famed Tuskegee Airmen, was featured in a column in today’s Richmond Times-Dispatch. Winters was a 1942 graduate of the former St. Philip School of Nursing for African American women, which was a part of the Medical College of Virginia School of Nursing during the segregation era. Winters’ daughter, Pia Jordon, recently established a memorial fund in her mother’s name at the VCU School of Nursing. Click here to read more about this important part of the VCU School of Nursing’s history.
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Nancy Langston, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, (right), dean of the VCU School of Nursing, expresses gratitude to Pia Jordon, daughter of Louise Lomax Winters, for establishing a memorial fund in her mother’s name. Jordon was recognized during the Cabaniss Dinner held recently at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

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