Category results for: Research

R.K. Elswick serves as a guest editor for Cancer Nursing

R.K. Elswick, Ph.D., professor and biostatistician at the VCU School of Nursing, is a guest editor along with Sarah Kagan and G.J. Melendez Torres on the Evidence Synthesis Theme Issue of Cancer Nursing. For a limited time, the entire theme issue has been made available to be viewed on the Cancer Nursing website without a […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

COVID-19 updates

VCU has set up a COVID-19 website to share the latest updates on how the novel coronavirus is impacting the university and VCU Health. The site will be updated throughout the day as plans and procedures are determined or changed. We encourage you to check the site regularly to stay up to date. For questions about the […]

VCU School of Nursing faculty and student receive NLN awards

Two VCU School of Nursing faculty members were recognized as recipients of the National League for Nursing Nancy Langston Research Award at the recent NLN Education Summit. Christine Wynd, Ph.D., RN, chair of the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, is the principal investigator and Carla Nye, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, CNE, director of the master’s […]

Lana Sargent receives grant to support research on dementia in minority older adults

Lana Sargent, Ph.D., RN, FNP-C, GNP-BC, assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, and a team of VCU faculty and staff were selected to receive a $50,000 grant supported by the VCU Presidential Research Quest Fund (PeRQ) and funds from the VCU School of Nursing. The project, titled “Detection of Dementia in Ethnic/Racial Minority […]

VCU School of Nursing faculty selected as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

Two VCU School of Nursing faculty members will receive one of the most prestigious honors in nursing this fall when they are inducted into the American Academy of Nursing. Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., RN, professor and assistant dean for research, scholarship, and innovation; and Theresa Swift-Scanlan, Ph.D., RN, the Ellen Fontaine Winston Distinguished Professor and director […]

Lana Sargent selected for the 2019 Butler-Williams Scholars Program

Lana Sargent, Ph.D., RN, FNP-C, GNP-BC, assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was selected to represent the Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health as a participant in the 2019 Butler-Williams Scholars Program. The program provides qualified health disparities researchers the opportunity to further their research through lectures, seminars and small group […]

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 […]

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