Category results for: nursing research

Class of 2020: Alexander Smith earns a second VCU degree

In the past decade, Alexander J. Smith has gone from student to middle school teacher to medical assistant to student, research assistant and neurosurgery care partner. It’s not indecision — every step has been guided by faith, determination and an unending drive to serve. This week, Smith will take the next step in his journey […]

A School of Nursing researcher is studying an app that provides wellness tools during and after pregnancy

Virginia Commonwealth University researcher Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., is studying a mobile app that could benefit these women by helping prevent the development of symptoms or helping them cope with their current symptoms. “At present, no systematic, app-based, self-management approaches designed to prevent or treat perinatal depressive symptoms exist in the U.S.,” said Kinser, an associate professor in […]

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 […]

Shelly Orr receives grant from the VCU Johnson Center

Shelly Orr, Ph.D., RN, CNE, clinical assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, recently received a $49,219 grant from the VCU Johnson Center for Critical Care and Pulmonary Research. Orr is co-principal investigator with Brian Cassel, Ph.D., associate professor at the School of Medicine, on a project titled “Giving voice to those who are […]

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 […]

SON hosts lecture on biobehavioral nursing research

As part of the VCU School of Nursing 2017 Lecture Series, Pamela H. Mitchell, Ph.D., RN, FAHA, FAAN, executive associate dean and professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems at the University of Washington School of Nursing, presented “Biobehavioral Nursing Research: Global Opportunities and Challenges” on May 23. Mitchell focused on the interactions […]