Category results for: nursing leadership

Patricia Kinser accepted into Society of Behavioral Medicine Leadership Institute

Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., RN, WHNP-BC, FNAP, assistant professor, has been accepted into the 2017–2018 Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Leadership Institute. The year-long program is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and experience of mid-career leaders. Fellows will develop their own self-identified leadership projects, and receive one-on-one coaching from professional coaches and peer-group mentoring from SBM […]

Alumna Stephanie Ferguson Receives ANCC Award

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) recently presented Stephanie Ferguson, Ph.D. RN, FAAN (M.S. ’87/N), international health care consultant, with the HRH Princess Muna Al-Hussein Award in recognition of her dedication to nursing and significant contributions to health care across borders. The Award was presented at the 2014 ANCC National Magnet Conference in Dallas, Texas. Ferguson was selected for […]

VCU Nursing Alumna Named Dean of Nursing at Baylor University

VCU Nursing alumna Shelley F. Conroy, Ed.D., M.S., R.N., has been named as the new dean of the Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) at Baylor University, effective Jan. 1, 2012. Dr. Conroy has more than 25 years of experience in higher education, health care administration, and nursing and health care research. She joins Baylor […]

President Barack Obama to Nominate VCU Alumna to Lead Medicare and Medicaid

President Barack Obama announced last week his intent to nominate VCU Nursing alumna Marilyn Tavenner, M.H.A., B.S.N., R.N., to serve as administrator of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Tavenner has served as principal deputy administrator of CMS since February 2010. She will serve as acting administrator during her confirmation process. Previously, […]

Dr. Debra Lyon to be Inducted as Academy of Nursing Fellow

Debra Lyon, Ph.D., RN, FNP-BC, FNAP, professor and chair of the VCU School of Nursing’s Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, is one of 142 nurse leaders nationwide that will be inducted as Fellows during the American Academy of Nursing’s 38th Annual Meeting and Conference on October 15, 2011, in Washington, D.C. “Selection for […]