Month: March 2016

Allison Gregory visits Mexican universities

Allison Gregory, M.S. RN, FNP-BC, assistant professor, participated in a trip to universities in Mexico that are collaborating with the Spanish Language and Culture for Health Care Providers (LGCC 405) course for nursing and health professional students. The trip was part of a GEO Global Impact Virtual Classroom award to develop a Spanish language and […]

Candace Burton selected for the CSR early career reviewer program

Candace Burton, Ph.D., RN, AFN-BC, AGN-BC, assistant professor, was recently accepted into the Center for Scientific Review’s (CSR) Early Career Reviewer (ECR) program. The CSR is the portal for NIH grant applications and their initial review for scientific merit. Each NIH study section can select one ECR to participate in the review process, and participants have […]

Seniors celebrate 75 days until graduation

Traditional nursing seniors recently celebrated 75 days until graduation with an alumni panel event. Students shared lunch with members of last year’s spring traditional B.S. graduating class, including Katherine Connell, RN, UVA Health System; Brandon Johnson, RN, VCU Health; and Olivia McKay, RN, VCU Health. Students asked questions about the NCLEX, interviewing for jobs, starting […]

Cosby High School sophomores visit the School of Nursing

This week 72 Cosby High School sophomores enrolled in the VCU Health Sciences Academy visited the School of Nursing. The students participated in an asthma and CPR simulation activity in the Clinical Learning Center and health promotion activities sponsored by the Office of Enrollment and Student Services. More than 20 percent of the students who […]

Pamela Hinds discusses career mapping towards a legacy of meaning

As part of the VCU School of Nursing 2016 Lecture Series, Pamela S. Hinds, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, the William and Joanne Conway Chair, Children’s National Health System, presented last week on mapping a career towards a legacy of meaning. Hinds shared examples of activities to follow during early, middle and later career stages for a […]

Kyungeh An awarded funding from the Daisy Foundation

Kyungeh An, Ph.D., RN, associate professor, was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Daisy Foundation for her pilot study “Cardiovascular Risks In Cancer Survivors.”  In collaboration with Massey Cancer Center and Virginia Commonwealth University Biomedical Informatics Core, this study will be a large secondary data collection and analysis design based upon 18 variable domains that […]

SON celebrates clinical scholars honoree Ginger Edwards

More than 80 faculty, staff, alumni and friends attended a celebration hosted by the VCU School of Nursing last week at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to recognize Ginger Edwards, RN, FNP (B.S.’72/N; Cert. ‘75/N; M.S, ‘77/N) as the 2016 honoree of the Clinical Scholars Program. The Clinical Scholars Program provides flexible funds to support projects involving clinical […]

SNRS conference recap

The VCU and UVA Schools of Nursing hosted the Southern Nursing Research Society 2016 Annual Conference Feb. 24-27 at the Colonial Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, Virginia. Three faculty honored during the SNRS awards luncheon include: Kyungh An, Ph.D., RN, D. Jean Woods Nursing Scholarship; Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., RN, Mid-Career Researcher Award; and Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., RN […]

Tara Albrecht selected for emerging nurse researcher award

Tara Albrecht, Ph.D., RN, ACNP-BC, assistant professor, was selected as the North America region recipient of the Emerging Nurse Researcher Award. She will be recognized during the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International’s 27th International Nursing Research Congress, in July 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa.