Candace Burton to Attend NINR Summer Genetics Institute
Candace Burton, Ph.D., R.N., assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, has been accepted to the NINR Summer Genetics Institute at NIH, a one-month intensive research training program at the National Institutes of Health (NHI) in Bethesda, Maryland. Sponsored by the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), the SGI provides participants with a foundation in molecular genetics appropriate for use in research and clinical practice. Burton has also been selected to serve as the VCU Institute for Women’s Health representative on the leadership team of Project Connect with the Virginia Department of Health. Project Connect is a groundbreaking multi-state initiative that seeks to develop comprehensive models of public health prevention and intervention that can lead to improved health and safety for victims of sexual and domestic violence.