Legacy of VCU Nursing Alumna Featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch Story
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.
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.