Month: April 2019

Senior nurse researcher featured on 8News for Parkinson’s research

In case you missed it, Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff, Ph.D., RN, FGSA, associate professor and senior nurse researcher at the VCU School of Nursing, was interviewed as part of an WRIC 8News story about her co-leading a research project on testing vibration therapy to help Parkinson’s patients who have trouble walking. The project is being funded by […]

School of Nursing faculty member elected AHA fellow

Kyungeh An, Ph.D.,RN, FAHA, associate professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was elected a fellow of the American Heart Association. Fellowship recognizes and awards premium professional members for excellence, innovative and sustained contributions in the areas of scholarship, practice and/or education, and volunteer service within the AHA/ASA. An has been a member of AHA […]

Reunion Weekend Alumni Awards Ceremony

The first weekend of April brought a lot of excitement to the School of Nursing as we celebrated alumni from class years ending in ‘9 and ‘4, along with our St. Philip alumnae and grand alumni. Reunion attendees were invited back on campus for a weekend of activities including a lunch and tour at the MCV […]

Nursing Students Without Borders to host fundraiser at Chipotle

Nursing Students Without Borders at VCU will host a fundraiser on Monday, April 29 from 4-8 p.m. at the Chipotle located at 8955 Staples Mill Road in Richmond. Mark your calendar to enjoy an easy weeknight dinner. Be sure to show the flyer below to the cashier so that 33% of the proceeds will go […]

VCU School of Nursing researcher examines if a vibrating shoe can help people with Parkinson’s walk

Nearly 60 percent of people with Parkinson’s disease experience the sudden inability to walk, a phenomenon referred to as “freezing of gait.” It manifests in a complete stop or prolonged shuffle despite the individual’s best intentions to move forward and can be triggered midstride by a cluttered room, narrow spaces like a doorway or when making […]