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Nursing Students Without Borders Help Empower Guatemalan Families to Improve Their Health

Nursing Students Without Borders, a non-profit organization of VCU students, routinely conducts health screenings and shares prevention information with vulnerable populations locally and internationally. On a 10-day trip to the rural highlands of Guatemala earlier this month, NSWB members put their nursing skills to use, along with some physical labor to help transform the lives […]

VCU’s Leslie Wyatt Honored Among Class of 2012 YWCA Outstanding Women

VCU Nursing alumna Leslie Wyatt, R.N., M.S., vice president of children’s services and executive director of the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University, was named as one of the 2012 YWCA Outstanding Women Award recipients. Wyatt is among nine other women in the Richmond area named as award winners based on their impact […]

VCU’s Deborah Fisher and Michelle Frazelle to Present Research Posters at SNRS 26th Annual Conference

Congratulations to Deborah Fisher, M.S.N., R.N., PNP-BC, CPON, a current Ph.D. candidate from Midlothian, VA, and alumna Michelle Frazelle, Ph.D., R.N., CCRN, NIH/NINR, from Vienna, VA, for being invited to present during the Top Student Poster Session at the 26th Annual Conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society. Fisher received her acceptance to SNRS through […]

VCU Nursing Hosts Richmond City Health District Supervisors’ Retreat

The Richmond City Health District Department Supervisors’ Retreat was held at the School of Nursing on Jan. 6. The retreat was coordinated by Stephanie Ferguson, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, associate professor and director of the School of Nursing’s Community Nursing Organization. Nancy Langston, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, dean and professor of the School of Nursing, welcomed retreat […]

VCU’s Dr. Nancy Langston Named Board Chair of National League for Nursing Foundation

Former NLN President Helped Create Foundation The National League For Nursing (NLN) Foundation for Nursing Education announced it has elected Nancy Langston, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, dean and professor of the VCU School of Nursing, to fill an open position on its board of trustees. Dr. Langston returns to the board to serve as its chair, […]

American Journal of Nursing Recognizes Book Co-Edited by VCU Neonatal Nursing Expert

A book co-edited by Jacqueline McGrath, Ph.D.,R.N., FNAP, FAAN, associate professor in the Family and Community Health Nursing Department, was selected for the 2011 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award in the Maternal and Child Health category. The book, titled “Developmental Care of Newborns and Infants: A Guide for Health Professionals, was […]