Month: October 2013

Candace Burton Conducts a Domestic Violence Workshop at the YWCA

Candace Burton, Ph.D., RN, FNE, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, recently led a community workshop for VCU’s Institute of Women’s Health and the YWCA for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Her topic was “The intersection of reproductive health and intimate partner violence in the form of reproductive coercion.” Also, in case […]

Massey Cancer Center Hosts Meditation Discussion by Jo Robins on Nov. 7

VCU Massey Cancer Center invites anyone who has been affected by cancer to join Jo Robins, Ph.D., RN, ANP-BC, AHN-C, CHTP, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, on Thursday, Nov. 7 at the center’s Stony Point Patient Resource Library, 9000 Stony Point Parkway, for a discussion on meditation. Participants will enjoy an overview […]

Allison Gregory Appointed to Global Learning Advisory Panel

Allison Gregory, M.S.N., RN, FNP-BC, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, has been appointed to VCU’s Global Learning Advisory Panel (GLAP) for the 2013-1014 academic year. GLAP is made up of students, faculty and administrators representing nearly all schools and the College and meets once a semester to advise the Global Education Office […]

Deborah McGuire Participates in NCI Subcommittee Meeting

Deborah B. McGuire, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, the Florence E. Elliott Professor, participated in the National Cancer Institute Subcommittee F meeting on Oct. 28-29, 2013 in Arlington, VA. McGuire is a permanent member of this committee, which is an interdisciplinary study section that reviews research and education training grants in basic, translational, and clinical research related […]

VCU Nursing Professor Inducted as Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing

Leigh Small, Ph.D., RN, CPNP-PC, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN, associate professor and chair of the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University, was among 172 nurse leaders inducted as Fellows during the American Academy of Nursing’s 40th annual meeting held this past weekend in Washington, D.C. The Academy is composed of more […]

Save the Date — The Second Annual Jewell and Carl Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium

Mark your calendar to attend Virginia Commonwealth University’s Second Annual Jewell and Carl Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium on March 1, 2014 at the Richmond Marriott.  The keynote speaker will be Barbara Brandt, Ph.D., a renowned expert in continuing professional education, curricular development in health professions education, and organizational leadership. The symposium brings together professionals from medicine, pharmacy, […]

Oct. 9 Marks the Celebration of Innovation, Legacy and Leadership

Innovation, legacy and leadership were the dominant themes on Wednesday, Oct. 9 as the VCU School of Nursing hosted three commemorative events – the Mahoney-Hamner Nursing Alumni Lectureship, the Sadie Heath Cabaniss Hall Building Dedication Ceremony, and the Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society Dinner.  Alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends came together to reflect and celebrate at each […]

SON Visits University of Cordoba to Explore Biomedical Research Collaboration

Alison Montpetit, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, was a member of a VCU Biomedical Research Delegation that recently visited the University of Córdoba (UCO) in Spain.  The delegation, led by the VCU Global Education Office, included representation from the Schools of Nursing, Medicine, Humanities and Sciences, and […]

Deborah McGuire Authors Publication

Deborah McGuire, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems,  recently authored a publication on basic oral care in cancer patients.  The citation is as follows: McGuire, D.B., Fulton, J.S., Park, J., Brown, C.G. Correa, M.E.P.., Eilers, J., Elad, S., Gibson, F., Oberle-Edwards, L.K., Bowen, J., & Lalia, R.V. (2013). Systematic review […]

Nancy Jallo, Guest Speaker for the Women, War and Peace Conference

Nancy Jallo, Ph.D., RNC, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, CNS, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, was an invited speaker at the Women, War and Peace conference Sept. 20 and 21.  The conference grew out of a partnership between Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), the Richmond Peace Education Center (RPEC), the Virginia Friends of Mali (VFROM), and the […]