Month: April 2020

VCU School of Nursing Moments of Pride: Mary Vickerman (B.S.’10/N)

We couldn’t be more proud of our VCU School of Nursing alumni who are working all over the world to keep our community and families safe and healthy. Meet Mary Vickerman (B.S.‘10/N), a nurse for more than 45 years. She has worked in the ICU, oral surgery, the PACU, the operating room, and finally as […]

VCU School of Nursing Moments of Pride – Tien Ma (B.S.’12/N)

We couldn’t be more proud of our VCU School of Nursing alumni who are working all over the world to keep our community and families safe and healthy. One of the best things about pursuing a career in nursing is the versatility it provides. Tien Ma (B.S.‘10/Chem; B.S.‘12/N) currently works in a private outpatient family physician’s […]

Shelly Smith publishes op-ed on reliable internet access for telehealth

Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, director of the DNP program and associate professor at the VCU School of Nursing, along with Sarah Raskin, Ph.D., assistant professor at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs, authored a column in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on the need for reliable internet access as the use of telehealth increases […]

VCU School of Nursing Moments of Pride – Elizabeth Hoettels (B.S.’05/N)

We couldn’t be more proud of our VCU School of Nursing alumni who are working all over the world to keep our community and families safe and healthy.  Meet Elizabeth Hoettels (B.S.’05/N), who has been serving our country as a commander in the Air Force for the 423 Medical Squadron at the Limited Scope Medical […]

School of Nursing receives NIH grant to study an app for pregnant and postpartum women

The School of Nursing received a $2.3 million grant from the NationalInstitutes of Health to build on use of a promising app­-based approachfor preventing and reducing perinatal depressive symptoms. Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., WHNP-BC, RN, FNAP, FAAN, associate professor, is the principle investigator of the five-year project, “‘Mamma Mia’: A multisite randomized controlled trial of an […]

VCU School of Nursing Moments of Pride – Virginia Slattum (B.S.’18/N)

We couldn’t be more proud of our VCU School of Nursing alumni who are working all over the world to keep our community and families safe and healthy. Meet Virginia “Ginna” Slattum (B.S. ‘18/N), who works as a registered nurse at VCU Health in the acute care medicine unit.  Q. How has your VCU School […]

VCU School of Nursing appoints Amy Salisbury as associate dean of research

VCU School of Nursing has announced the appointment of Amy L. Salisbury, Ph.D., RN, PMH-CNS, BC, a leading nurse scientist and clinician, as associate dean of research, scholarship, and innovation, effective Aug. 1, 2020.   Salisbury, currently an associate professor at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University and a clinical nurse specialist at Women […]