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Guadalupe Blevins Discusses Modern Health Issues in Indigenous Guatemala

Guadalupe R. Blevins, founder of the Highland Support Project and AlterNatives in Carytown, presented an overview on the necessity to prevent modern health issues in Indigenous women in Guatemala during a Global Women’s Health Lecture held March 22 at the VCU School of Nursing. The Highland Support project is a non-profit organization that works with […]

Ph.D. Candidate Kristin Filler Named Jonas Scholar

Virginia Commonwealth University student Kristin Filler (B.S. ’09), RN, is one of 142 nursing doctoral candidates nationwide selected for the Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program of the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence. The program provides financial assistance, leadership development and mentoring support to expand the pipeline of future nurse faculty into research-focused and practice-focused doctoral […]

Carley Lovell’s Poster Ties for Second Place at VCNP Conference

Several faculty and students from the School of Nursing were among the presenters at the recent Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners annual conference held at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia. Carley Lovell, M.S.N., M.A., WHNP-BC, RN, presented a poster that tied for second place via a peer vote. The poster was titled “The Current […]

School of Nursing Visits University of Cordoba in Spain to Further Develop Partnership

A delegation of representatives from VCU and its School of Nursing visited the University of Cordoba in Spain this month to further develop the partnership at the school level with this University to University Partnership. VCU Nursing’s Debra Lyon, Ph.D., RN, FNP-BC, FNAP, FAAN, professor and chair of the department of Family and Community Health […]

Global Women’s Health Lecture on Modern Health Issues in Indigenous Guatemala

The VCU School of Nursing continues its Global Women’s Health Lecture Series on Thursday, March 22 with Guadalupe R. Blevins, founder of the Highland Support Project (and AlterNatives in Carytown), discussing “The Necessity of Prevention: Modern Health Issues in Indigenous Guatemala.” The lecture will be held from 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. in Younger Auditorium […]

Stephanie Ferguson Discusses Global Women’s Health Policies, Promises and Politics

Stephanie L. Ferguson, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, associate professor and director of the School of Nursing’s Community Nursing Organization, presented an overview of how international policies, promises and politics impact women’s health during a Global Women’s Health Lecture at the School of Nursing. The lecture was held on March 8, which is recognized as International Women’s […]

VCU School of Nursing Faculty and Students Present at SNRS Annual Conference

The VCU School of Nursing was well represented at the recent Southern Nursing Research Society annual conference in New Orleans, with 14 faculty members and 16 students in attendance. Most were presenting either posters or papers. A symposium on “Biobehavioral Measurement in Critical Care” presented by our Center for Biobehavioral Clinical Research drew strong attendance. […]