Category results for: Women’s Health

NSWB provide health education to Guatemalan women

Nursing Students Without Borders of VCU (NSWB of VCU) recently returned from a community service trip to Guatemala, where they provided health education to women villagers. Seven students, accompanied by Mary Falk, M.S.N, RN, CCRN, PCCN, CNL, clinical instructor, traveled in conjunction with the Highland Support Project and were paired with the Association of Mayan Women […]

Alumna Emily Drake elected president of the AWHONN

Emily Drake, Ph.D., RN, CNL, FAAN (Ph.D. ‘05/N), associate professor at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, was elected president of the American Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), the professional organization that is the voice for more than 350,000 nurses and promotes the health of women and newborns. Drake’s three-year […]

Candace Burton Conducts a Domestic Violence Workshop at the YWCA

Candace Burton, Ph.D., RN, FNE, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, recently led a community workshop for VCU’s Institute of Women’s Health and the YWCA for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Her topic was “The intersection of reproductive health and intimate partner violence in the form of reproductive coercion.” Also, in case […]