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U.K. Health Policy Expert Jane Seymour Discusses Palliative Care at the School of Nursing

Jane Seymour, Ph.D., the leading expert in health policy research for palliative and end-of-life care in the U.K., visited the VCU School of Nursing last week to present a lecture on the topic “Looking Back, Looking Forward: Nursing and Palliative Care – A View from the UK.”  Seymour, the Sue Ryder Care Professor at the […]

Alison Montpetit and Christi Adams Present Research at AACN National Teaching Institute

Alison Montpetit, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, co-presented a research session, titled “Exhaled Biomarkers and Pulmonary Status in Patients with Rib Fractures: A Feasibility Study and Lessons Learned,” at the recent National Teaching Institute of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses in Denver, CO. Alumna Christi Adams, […]

Health Policy and Palliative Care Expert Jane Seymour to Present a Lecture on June 25

The leading expert in health policy research for palliative and end-of-life care in the U.K. will conduct a lecture at the VCU School of Nursing as a part of a summer-long appointment as a VCU Global Scholar. Jane Seymour, Ph.D.,  the Sue Ryder Care Professor at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom, will […]

Sean Convoy’s Article Accepted for Publication in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners

Sean Convoy, D.N.P., M.S.N., P-MHNP-BC, CDR, NC, USN, Retired, associate professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, coauthored an article that has been accepted for publication in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners. The citation is as follows: Gibbons, S., Migliore, L., Convoy, S.P., Greiner, S., DeLeon, P. (2014). “Military Mental Health Stigma Challenges: […]

Four School of Nursing Faculty Promoted

Four School of Nursing faculty members were promoted effective July 1, 2014. Lana Sargent, M.S.N., RN, FNP-C, GNP-BC, has been promoted to the term rank of assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems. Sargent has clinical experience as a geriatric nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner and associate medical director of a community health center. She earned […]

Dr. Patricia Kinser Featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch for Upcoming Fan Free Clinic Award

Patricia Anne Kinser, Ph.D., RN, WHNP-BC, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, is one of four community leaders who will be recognized at the Fan Free Clinic’s second annual Wellness in Bloom fundraiser on Thursday, June 5 at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. The fundraiser celebrates leaders who inspire change […]