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Alumna Brittany Stroud Helps Incarcerated Mothers

Nursing alumna Brittany Stroud (B.S. ’13/N) is a registered nurse making positive strides working with inmates to identify pregnancies and assist with prenatal care. Her work is part of the Healthy Beginnings Project at the College of William and Mary. This program is funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and aims to help women have healthier pregnancies and babies while […]

In Memoriam: Deborah B. Lewis

Known for her generous spirit and warm smile, Deborah B. Lewis was a shining example of outstanding service to Virginia Commonwealth University. Throughout her entire career she provided extraordinary support and left a memorable impact in her path. On Feb. 21, Lewis passed away after suffering from an illness for the past several months. Affectionately […]

NCLEX Cafe Preps Students for Exam

On Tuesday, Feb. 11, the School of Nursing invited NURS 496 seniors to the Student Lounge for the first ever NCLEX Cafe. Susan Johnson, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, coordinated the event as a way of addressing students’ individual learning needs and preparing them to […]

Carla Nye and Susan Lindner Present at the Virginia Nursing Students’ Association Convention

Carla Nye, D.N.P., CPNP-PC, CNE, associate professor and director of the Clinical Learning Center, and Susan L. Lindner, M.S.N., RNC, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, recently conducted presentations at the annual Virginia Nursing Students’ Association (VNSA) Convention. The event, held at the Founders Inn & Spa in Virginia Beach, […]

Renowned Nursing Leader Joanne Disch to Speak on Health Care Reform on March 3

Join us for an open presentation on March 3 on the topic “Knowing When to Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way With Health Care Reform,” presented by Joanne Disch, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Faculty ad Honorem, University of Minnesota and Yingling Scholar, VCU School of Nursing.

Nursing Students Build and Educate in Guatemala

Casey Schiedel is no construction worker, but she didn’t let that stop her from building multiple cinderblock stoves this winter. Why would a fourth-year nursing student take on such an unexpected project? Because it aligns perfectly with the mission of Nursing Students Without Borders at Virginia Commonwealth University. Schiedel and 12 other members of VCU’s […]

Do You Have Low Back Pain? The VCU School of Nursing is Seeking Research Study Participants

Do you have low back pain? The VCU School of Nursing is conducting a research study funded by the National Institutes of Health to evaluate pain sensitivity during an episode of acute low back pain. Participants will complete questionnaires about their pain and have a sensory assessment. Blood will be drawn at each visit. Study […]

Two New Faculty Members Join the School of Nursing

Joanna McAbee, M.S.N., LNP, RN, has joined the School of Nursing as the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner instructor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems. She joined the School of Nursing staff from Insight Physicians in Richmond, Va., where she continues to serve as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. McAbee earned a bachelor’s […]