VCU School of Nursing

Educating nurses from entry-level through the doctorate. Ranked in the top 4% of undergraduate nursing programs nationally.

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Jeanne Walter, Ph.D., R.N., FAAMA, assistant professor, the Department of Family and Community Health, and Jean Zavertnik, M.N., RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, clinical assistant professor, the Department of Adult Heath and Nursing Systems, were presented with Daisy Nurse Faculty Awards at a recent Faculty Assembly meeting. Walter and Zavertnik were nominated by peers/students and selected by the Master’s Program Committee for excellence in teaching. As part of this award, they each received a hand-carved serpentine stone sculpture from Zimbabwe, titled “A Healer’s Touch.” The Daisy Nurse Faculty Award is a national program to demonstrate appreciation for the commitment and inspiration of nurse faculty. The nominations spoke to their incredible teaching skills, leadership, ability to instill strong patient care and compassion in students, and dedication to helping students achieve excellence in nursing. The award is sponsored through Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Omega Chapter, affiliated with the VCU School of Nursing. Jeanne Walter (first photo) and Jeanne Zavertnik (2nd photo) are each pictured below with Angela Starkweather, Ph.D., RN, associate professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, during the award presentation at a recent Faculty Assembly meeting.

Dr. Jeanne Walter receives the Daisy award.
Dr. Jeanne Walter receives the Daisy award.
Dr. Jeanne Ellen Zavertnik receives Daisy award.
Dr. Jeanne Ellen Zavertnik receives the Daisy award.

 

 

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