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Beth Elias selected to serve as co-chair of TIGER committee

Beth Elias, Ph.D., M.S., associate professor, has been selected to serve as co-chair of the Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform (TIGER) committee. Developed by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, TIGER is a grassroots initiative focused on education reform and interprofessional community development. TIGER aims to maximize the integration of technology and informatics into […]

Nancy Jallo elected chair of Physicians for Peace

Nancy Jallo, Ph.D., RNC, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, CNS, associate professor, is the first nurse to be elected chair of the Physicians for Peace (PFP) Board of Directors. Headquartered in Norfolk, Va., PFP is a nonprofit corporation with partner locations in Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Malawi. PFP partners with communities in underserved regions globally […]

Jean Giddens is the newly elected president of VACN

Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and professor at the VCU School of Nursing, is the newly elected president of the Virginia Association of Colleges of Nursing (VACN).  VACN’s mission is to advance the quality of baccalaureate and graduate nursing education in Virginia in order to improve health care. Membership is comprised of nursing deans […]

Nursing students to present Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders conference

VCU School of Nursing students in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) will present the conference “Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders” on Friday, April 28 from 1:15 to 4:30 p.m. in room 1011. Enjoy light refreshments while you learn more about PMADs, watch a film and hear from professionals about the resources available for patients.

Alumnus Andrew Harris featured on VCU News Center for his mindfulness research

Andrew Harris, RN (B.S.’16/N), clinical nurse at VCU Medical Center’s Acute Care Oncology Unit, was recently featured on the VCU News Center for his study on the barriers health care professionals face in practicing mindfulness. Through the project, Harris surveyed health care professional students who had taken a VCU class on mindfulness within the past […]

Alumna Leslie Fehan featured in Richmond magazine

Leslie Fehan, RN (M.S.’89/N), nurse midwife at VCU Health System, is featured in Richmond magazine’s Top Docs 2017 issue. The article highlights her career as an esteemed midwife in the Richmond area for nearly two decades. Read the full article. Leslie Fehan, RN (left)

Senior class to hold paint night fundraiser

The senior class is holding a paint night fundraiser on Friday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Wine & Design located at 2707 West Broad Street in Richmond. For each ticket purchased $15 will be donated to the senior class gift. Use code “VCU” to register online.

NSWB to host fundraiser at Chipotle

Nursing Students Without Borders of VCU will host a fundraiser on Tuesday, April 18 from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Chipotle restaurant located at 810 West Grace Street in Richmond. Guests are invited to bring in this flyer, show it on their smartphone or verbally express support of the cause to make sure that […]

Nursing alumni return for Reunion Weekend

VCU School of Nursing alumni returned to campus April 7-9 to celebrate Reunion Weekend at a variety of events, from class-specific dinners to tours of the School of Nursing’s research lab and clinical learning center. The weekend’s activities also included an alumni breakfast, a State of the School address by Dean Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, […]

Victoria Menzies receives CCTR grant

Victoria Menzies, Ph.D., RN, PMHCNS-BC, associate professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems at the VCU School of Nursing, has been awarded a $25,680 grant from the Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) Endowment Fund for her research project, “Metabolic Snapshot in women with fibromyalgia: a secondary analysis.”  Menzies will study […]

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