Category results for: nurse leader

Jean Giddens reelected to AACN board of directors

Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, was reelected to serve a two-year term as a board member at-large of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The 14-member board of directors serves as the governing body for AACN. The national voice for academic nursing, AACN […]

Alumnus named president-elect and associate dean reappointed as board member of the American Academy of Nursing

VCU School of Nursing alumnus Kenneth R. White, AGACNP-BC, ACHPN, FACHE, FAAN (B.S.’95/N; M.S.’95/N; Ph.D.’96/HP), associate dean for strategic partnerships and innovation at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, was named president-elect of the American Academy of Nursing’s Board of Directors at that organization’s recent annual induction ceremony and policy conference in Washington, D.C. […]

VCU School of Nursing alumnus to be honored by American College of Healthcare Executives

VCU School of Nursing alumnus Kenneth White, AGACNP-BC, ACHPN, FACHE, FAAN (B.S.’95/N; M.S.’95/N; Ph.D.’96/HP), associate dean for strategic partnerships and innovation at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, will receive the Gold Medal Award for 2019 from the American College of Healthcare Executives at its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago next month. A former health […]

Shelly Smith receives two advisory appointments

Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC (M.S.’01/N), clinical assistant professor and DNP program director at the VCU School of Nursing, was appointed to the Virginia Center for Health Innovation Advisory Board and the Powhatan County School Health Advisory Committee.

VCU nursing alumna Cindy Munro talks about the role of nursing research in clinical practice

Cindy Munro, Ph.D., a Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing alumna and dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Miami, has conducted research that has changed nursing practices and reduced life-threatening infections. One of her career “strategy points” is to “always work a big problem, because you can make […]

VCU School of Nursing associate dean receives UVA Distinguished Alumni Award

Debra Barksdale, Ph.D., FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN, ANEF, associate dean of academic affairs and Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor at the VCU School of Nursing, recently received the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Nursing’s Distinguished Alumni Award, the school’s highest honor to recognize alumni for their contributions to the nursing profession. A nationally known educator, researcher, […]

School of Nursing dean and student receive Virginia Nurses Foundation awards

Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the VCU School of Nursing, received the 2016 Leadership Excellence Award in the Nursing School Dean category at the Virginia Nurses Foundation annual gala on Saturday. The award recognizes nurse leaders serving in an educational administrative capacity that demonstrate advocacy, vision and collaboration to improve patient care and […]

Dean Jean Giddens recognized as Doris B. Yingling Endowed Chair

Virginia Commonwealth University President Michael Rao awarded the VCU Medallion for Endowed Chair Honors to Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the VCU School of Nursing, at an investiture ceremony this week. The award was presented during the School of Nursing’s annual convocation for faculty and staff, held at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Giddens […]