Month: December 2013

VCU School of Nursing Recognizes 177 New Graduates

The VCU School of Nursing recognized 177 graduating students at its 2013 Fall Recognition Ceremony  on Friday, Dec. 13 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. VCU’s Fall Commencement Exercises were held on Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Stuart C. Siegel Center. Undergraduate and graduate students celebrated this monumental day among family and friends. Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, […]

Ann Hamric Shares Advanced Practice Nursing Expertise in Europe

Ann Hamric, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and associate dean of academic programs, recently spent over a week in Europe discussing advanced practice nursing at a meeting that drew more than 300 nurses from five French-speaking countries and during a seminar at the Catholic University of Louvain. Hamric provided the keynote address on Nov. 21 at […]

VCU School of Nursing receives NIH grant to study chronic low back pain

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing has received a three-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant totaling more than $1.2 million to study the influence of genetic factors on pain perception and how this may contribute to an increased risk of chronic low back pain. Persistent back pain affects nearly 36 million Americans every […]

Nursing Alumna and Former Professor Cindy Munro Named AAAS Fellow

Cindy Munro, RN, FAAN (PhD ’92/N, NP ’97), a former longtime professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, has been recognized as a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for her research in oral health and the prevention of disease. AAAS is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science […]