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Marian Altman receives funding from Sigma Theta Tau

Marian Altman, RN (B.S.’83/N; M.S.’90/N), a Ph.D. student at the School of Nursing, received funding from the Gamma Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International for a study titled “Moral Distress in Critical Care Nurses: A Biobehavioral Perspective.” This research will examine psychological and biological outcomes of the stressful ICU environment and provide a foundation for future work […]

Debra Barksdale hosts twitter chat on hypertension

As part of a month-long series devoted to heart health and in recognition of American Heart Month, Virginia Commonwealth University hosted a Twitter chat about hypertension with Debra J. Barksdale, Ph.D., professor and associate dean of academic programs in the School of Nursing. During her Twitter chat, she discussed ways to prevent hypertension, treatment for the disease […]

Alumna Lynn Woodcock receives OurHealth annual best bedside manner award

Congratulations to Lynn Woodcock, FNP (B.S.‘95/N; M.S.‘97/N), Family Practice Specialists of Richmond, for winning the OurHealth Annual Best Bedside Manner Award. Shelley Woodley, DNP, FNP-BC (B.S.’01/N; M.S.’04/N), Bon Secours Surgical Dermatology Center, was voted second. Ashley Beavers, ACNP (M.S.‘13/N), Pulmonary Associates of Richmond Inc., Julie Julian, FNP-C (B.S.‘04/N; M.S.‘06/N), Virginia Physicians – Midlothian Family Practice
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SON hosts visiting scholars from Yujiang University of Medicine of Nationalities

Alison Montpetit, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor, and Kyungeh An, Ph.D., RN, associate professor, recently presented  “Engaging Students for Evidence Based Practice” to a group of visiting scholars from Yujiang University of Medicine of Nationalities in China.

School of Nursing hosts Doris B. Yingling lectureship

The School of Nursing recently hosted the Doris B. Yingling Lectureship, featuring Terri Armstrong, Ph.D., ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, Dunn Distinguished Professorship in Oncology Nursing, in the Department of Family Health at the UTHealth School of Nursing. Armstrong presented on “Preventing Versus Reacting: The Changing Paradigm of Symptom Management in Neuro-Oncology.”