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School of Nursing faculty present at 2017 NINR Center Directors Meeting

The VCU School of Nursing was recently invited to present a poster delineating the accomplishments, activities, outcomes and sustainability of the Center for Biobehavioral Clinical Research (CBCR) at the 2017 National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Center Directors Meeting in Bethesda, Maryland. Poster authors included Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., RN, associate professor; R.K. Elswick, Jr., Ph.D., […]

Recent graduate, retired faculty recognized by VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care

New alumna Indira Miller (B.S.’17/N) was recently awarded the Student Excellence in Interprofessionalism Recognition Award from the VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care. This award recognizes students who have demonstrated significant involvement and promotion of interprofessional activities. Retiring faculty members Jeanne Walter, Ph.D., RN, FAAMA, and Susan C Johnson, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, were […]

Alumna Deborah Raines discusses her NICU research with BYU Radio

Alumna Deborah Raines, Ed.S., RN, ANEF (Ph.D.’92/N), was recently interviewed on Brigham Young University (BYU) Radio’s” Top of the Mind with Julie Rose” program. Raines discussed her research on using simulation with parents preparing to bring a baby home from the NICU. Her research was originally published in The American Journal of Maternal-Child Nursing in […]

Deborah McGuire serves on Oncology Nursing Society panel

Deborah McGuire, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, associate dean for Research, Scholarship, and Innovation, served on a mock National Institutes of Health-style grant review panel for the Oncology Nursing Society’s Oncology Nurse Scientist Intensive on May 3. McGuire was one of four nationally competitively selected faculty members to serve on the panel. The faculty panel reviewed the grant applications of 10 […]

SON hosts lecture on biobehavioral nursing research

As part of the VCU School of Nursing 2017 Lecture Series, Pamela H. Mitchell, Ph.D., RN, FAHA, FAAN, executive associate dean and professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems at the University of Washington School of Nursing, presented “Biobehavioral Nursing Research: Global Opportunities and Challenges” on May 23. Mitchell focused on the interactions […]

Dawn Goldstein receives certificate for poster submission

Dawn Goldstein, Ph.D., RN, PMHNP-BC, CCM, clinical assistant professor, attended the TriService Nursing Research Program: Research and Evidence-Based Practice Dissemination course in Ellicott City, Maryland. Her abstract, “Compassion Fatigue among U.S. Military RNs Post Overseas Deployment,” scored in the top 20 poster submissions, earning her a certificate. Goldstein serves as an Army Nurse Corps MAJ […]

VCU School of Nursing recognizes 167 new graduates

The VCU School of Nursing recognized 167 graduates Friday, May 12 during the Spring 2017 Recognition Ceremony held at the Siegel Center. VCU’s Spring Commencement Exercises were held Saturday, May 13 at the Richmond Coliseum. A highlight of the recognition ceremony was the presentation of a $1,016 check from the Traditional B.S. class of 2017. […]

Graduating master’s students present final projects

Master’s program students in the family nurse practitioner concentration recently presented their final synthesis project posters. The projects reflected the variety and breadth of the students’ clinical interests and experiences. View more photos on the school’s Facebook page.

Senior student Indira Miller featured in VCU News Center article

Senior nursing student Indira Miller is featured in a VCU News Center story about some of the stellar students graduating this month. Miller discussed her time at VCU and involvement in student activities. She has been very active within the School of Nursing, serving as a nursing student ambassador and president of the student organization […]

Students present service-learning posters

Graduating seniors in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) recently presented posters on identifying and addressing health problems in the community. The posters represent the culmination of their service-learning projects, which involved working with seven different communities this semester. View more photos on the school’s Facebook page.

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