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SON accepting nominations for Alumni Awards

The VCU School of Nursing is accepting nominations and self-nominations for the 2017 Alumni Awards. The four awards below will be presented April 8 during Reunion Weekend. Nominations are being accepted until Wednesday, Feb.15, at this link. Award Descriptions: Outstanding Nursing Alumnus Award: Honors outstanding contributions of graduates of the School of Nursing and is […]

SON now accepting nominations for Alumni Awards

The VCU School of Nursing is now accepting nominations and self-nominations for the 2017 Alumni Awards. The four awards below will be presented April 8 during Reunion Weekend. Nominations are now being accepted until Feb.15, at this link. Award Descriptions: Outstanding Nursing Alumnus Award: Honors outstanding contributions of graduates of the School of Nursing and is presented in […]

VCU School of Nursing hosts alumni panel for graduating accelerated students

Accelerated B.S. students recently celebrated 100 days until graduation with an alumni panel event. Students shared lunch with members of last year’s Accelerated B.S. graduating class, including Christine De Kanter, RN, VCU Health; Carly Gallagher, RN, VCU Health; Abbie Smith, RN, Johnston Willis Hospital; current NP student Vicki Tedeschi, RN, CPN, VCU Health; and current DNP student Tamara Broadnax, M.S.N., RN, NEA-BC, director of Telemedicine at VCU […]

Alumna Linda Hines named CEO of Virginia Premier

Linda Hines (B.S.’80/N; M.S.’99/N) has been named CEO of Virginia Premier Health Plan, effective immediately. Hines’ distinguished career began more than 20 years ago as a bedside nurse and a nurse manager. She rose through the ranks of management and leadership within Virginia Premier Health Plan, culminating with her promotion to Virginia Premier’s chief operating […]

SON faculty, students and alumni receive Week of the Nurse awards and scholarships

Several School of Nursing faculty, students and alumni were recognized at various VCU Health events to mark National Nurse’s Week. Jeanne Walter, Ph.D., RN, FAAMA, clinical assistant professor, was the recipient of the VCU School of Nursing Excellence in Teaching Award during the VCU Health 2016 Week of the Nurse ceremony held in the Medical […]

Alumna Lynn Woodcock receives OurHealth annual best bedside manner award

Congratulations to Lynn Woodcock, FNP (B.S.‘95/N; M.S.‘97/N), Family Practice Specialists of Richmond, for winning the OurHealth Annual Best Bedside Manner Award. Shelley Woodley, DNP, FNP-BC (B.S.’01/N; M.S.’04/N), Bon Secours Surgical Dermatology Center, was voted second. Ashley Beavers, ACNP (M.S.‘13/N), Pulmonary Associates of Richmond Inc., Julie Julian, FNP-C (B.S.‘04/N; M.S.‘06/N), Virginia Physicians – Midlothian Family Practice
, George Proffitt, […]

School of Nursing alumni and students nominated for March of Dimes nurse of the year award

Congratulations to SON alumni and students who were selected as finalists for the 2015 March of Dimes nurse of the year award: Melanie Ziff, VCU Health; Diana Naidoo; Emily Fritter, VCU Health; Felicia L. Harris (B.S. ‘04/N), Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital; Kathryn E. Funk (B.S. ‘04/N), Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center; Chantelle Lands (M.S. […]

Alumna Barbara Todd inducted into the American Academy of Nursing

Barbara Todd, DNP, ACNP-BC, FAANP (M.S. ’84/N), director of the CMS Graduate Nurse Education Consortia at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, will be inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, one of the most prestigious honors in nursing, during the organization’s annual conference on Oct. 17. Todd is a fellow of the American […]

School of Nursing alumni nominated for VNF 40 Under 40 Awards

Congratulations to SON alumni who have been nominated and/or selected for the Virginia Nurses Foundation 40 under 40 awards. The following were selected as emerging leaders: Sarah Holt (B.S. ‘05/N), Virginia Hospital Center; Wendy Lugo (B.S. ‘01/N), VCU Health; Liz Nottingham (B.S. ‘00/N), VCU Health; Charity Storm (B.S. ‘10/N), Virginia Hospital Center; and Kimberli Tate (B.S. […]

School of Nursing honors Wilsie Bishop as an alumni star

Wilsie S. Bishop, D.P.A. (B.S.’70/N; M.S.’78/N), vice president for health affairs and the chief operating officer at East Tennessee State University, will be recognized on Nov. 6 at the VCU Alumni Stars event. The Alumni Star award recognizes alumni for their career and humanitarian achievements, as well as the infinite possibilities they bring to the […]