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. […]

Langston Center to offer three-part virtual program for annual Quality Forum focusing on implementation science

The Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety, in partnership with VCU Health, will hold its annual Quality Forum in a three-part virtual series kicking off Aug. 19 with the first session. The forum, titled “The Science of Implementation – Human Behavior in an Age of Contagion,” will provide an understanding of principles from implementation […]

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 […]

Join us for a discussion on clinical research during COVID

Please join VCU School of Nursing faculty members Patricia Kinser, Ph.D. (B.S.’03/N; M.S.’04/N; Cert.’04/N), and Lathika Mohanraj (Ph.D.’08/M; B.S.’14/N), for an online discussion of “Clinical research during COVID” on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2-3 p.m. Kinser is studying how the health crisis has affected pregnant women and new mothers and Mohanraj is researching how it has affected stem-cell transplantation patients. […]

Pam Parsons to host online health disparities discussion with alumni

Join VCU School of Nursing’s Pam Parsons, Ph.D., RN, GNP-BC, FNAP, associate dean for practice and community engagement, in a discussion about the Richmond Health and Wellness Program. Learn how health disparities affect Richmond’s lower-income population and the strategies the program is implementing to create healthier communities. When: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 14Where: Via Zoom; link will be emailed […]

VCU School of Nursing studies COVID-19 related experiences in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients

A VCU School of Nursing researcher is conducting an online study, “Pandemic COVID-19 and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Patients,” which focuses on understanding COVID-19 related experiences in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) patients.  Lathika Mohanraj, Ph.D., RN, BMTCN, assistant professor at the School of Nursing, is the principal investigator, and Jeanine Guidry, Ph.D., assistant professor at the […]

VCU School of Nursing receives HRSA award to help expand nursing faculty

VCU School of Nursing received a $196,637 Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).  NFLP is a one-year funding opportunity designed to increase the number of qualified nursing faculty by supporting doctoral students who are committed to becoming nurse […]

VCU School of Nursing names Suzanne Ameringer the Florence E. Elliott Professor

Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, a professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, has been named the Florence E. Elliott Professor. The professorship is named after its benefactor, who served as a nursing arts instructor at the St. Philip School of Nursing from 1940 to 1943. St. Philip was a nursing school for […]

Message from the Dean – Reflecting on social justice reform

June 18, 2020 Dear School of Nursing Community, As an introvert, I spend a great deal of time deep in thought.  I think about and reflect on many things…my family, work, our work family, our students, and current events to name a few.  Thinking and reflecting is my way of processing information, experiences, and emotions […]

Moments of Pride: Andrew Harris (B.S.’16/N)

In another Moments of Pride post celebrating our nursing alumni, VCU School of Nursing is sharing perspective from Andrew Harris (B.S.‘16/N), a clinical nurse III in the General Rehabilitation department at VCU Health.  Q. What do you enjoy most about being a nurse? A. My favorite part of being a nurse is getting to know […]

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