Category results for: Richmond Health and Wellness program

Richmond Health and Wellness Program works to address secondary impacts of pandemic on health outcomes

Social isolation can be dangerous. And this year, it has been the shared experience of people across the country as states issued stay-at-home orders to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Here in Richmond, a group of researchers has been partnering with low-income older adults with the goal of understanding how to build a better healthcare […]

Pam Parsons discusses social isolation among the elderly on With Good Reason

Pam Parsons, Ph.D., GNP-BC, FNAP, associate dean for practice and community engagement and the Judith B. Collins and Joseph M. Teefey Distinguished Professor at the VCU School of Nursing, discussed her work to reduce social isolation among the elderly in the Richmond Health and Wellness Program during an interview that aired on With Good Reason Aug. 22-28. […]

Pam Parsons selected as an American Academy of Nursing Fellow

A VCU School of Nursing faculty member will receive one of the most prestigious honors in nursing this fall when she is inducted into the American Academy of Nursing. Pam Parsons, Ph.D., GNP-BC, FNAP, associate professor and associate dean of practice and community engagement, is among 230 highly distinguished nurse leaders nationwide selected to join […]

School of Nursing Staff Assembly volunteers at the Church Hill House

Several members of VCU School of Nursing’s Staff Assembly recently volunteered during a luncheon for residents at the Church Hill House, one of the school’s Richmond Health and Wellness program partners. Volunteers included Demmie Pennix, human resources administrator; LaToya Blizzard, faculty affairs coordinator; Delores Armstrong, finance and human resources director; Erica Edler, clinical placement coordinator; […]

Pam Parsons discusses community engagement program for Impact magazine

Pam Parsons, Ph.D., GNP-BC, director of practice and community engagement at the VCU School of Nursing, is featured in Impact magazine, the donor publication of VCU’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations. She discussed her work with the Richmond Health and Wellness Program, a community-based, care coordination program focused on improving the health of indigent, […]

School of Nursing involved in geriatric health care training program

The School of Nursing is involved in an innovative interdisciplinary project that recently received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). HRSA awarded $2.5 million to VCU’s School of Allied Health Professions’ Virginia Center on Aging to fund initiatives that introduce geriatric health care into primary care settings. VCoA directs the Virginia Geriatric Education […]

Watch the Virginia Currents Coverage of IPE Project Online

The Richmond Health and Wellness program, an interprofessional education and practice program funded by a $1.5 million Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to SON, was recently featured on the PBS show Virginia Currents. Led by Pam Parsons, Ph.D., GNP, a faculty member in the Schools of Nursing and Medicine, the program features teams of students […]