The VCU School of Nursing recognized 180 graduating students at its 2014 Spring Recognition Ceremony Friday, May 9 at the Siegel Center. VCU’s Spring Commencement Exercises were held Saturday, May 10 at the Richmond Coliseum.

Nursing awards were presented to the following graduates: Yingling Senior Achievement Award – Danielle Viggiani; Mabel Montgomery Award – Kathryn Gunter; Mayme B. Wilson Award – Tenesha Bottoms; Marguerite Nicholson Award – Claire Steindam; RN Award – Isabelle JeanPierre; Temple Memorial Award – Hishani Perera; and the Martha M. Borlick Research Award – Anne Hamilton.

Ph.D. graduates and their dissertations include the following:

Diana C. Cartagena
“Factors Contributing to Infant Feeding Practices with Latina Mother”
Advisor: Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., RN

Kristin A. Filler
“Relationship of Mitochondrial Enzymes to Fatigue Intensity and
Health-Related Quality of Life in Men with Prostate Cancer Receiving External Beam Radiation Therapy”
Advisor: Nancy McCain, Ph.D., RN

Anne Hamilton
“Patient Discomfort and Agitation in the ICU: ET Tube Movement Effects”
Advisor: Mary Jo Grap, Ph.D., RN

Debra L. Kelly
“Symptoms, Cytokines, and Quality of Life of Patients with Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease following Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation”
Advisor: Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., RN

Click on May 2014 Graduates to view the full list of graduates. View scenes from the recognition ceremony below.

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