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VCU professors’ study aims to encourage actions to protect the James River

Public relations and advertising faculty have received a grant to examine how digital media messaging could more effectively promote public action to improve the river’s water quality.

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Dispatches from the front lines: Nursing students on their time at coronavirus hot spots

Three graduate students from the VCU School of Nursing traveled to New York and Seattle to work at facilities besieged by the COVID-19 outbreak. They share their experiences.

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Medicines for All Institute partners with industry to secure domestic pharmaceutical supply chain

The VCU institute is part of a new partnership that has been awarded a $354 million U.S. Department of Health and Human Services contract to prevent domestic shortages of critical medications.

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As businesses begin reopening, they must instill confidence to get people in the door

This new phase will be just as challenging as the shutdown, health experts and business leaders say. “The psyche of business owners and consumers is very fragile right now.”

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Once a coronavirus vaccine exists, a VCU researcher's mailable patch could deliver it to millions

As researchers worldwide work on potential vaccines, Guizhi “Julian” Zhu has pivoted to focus on how one could be delivered — without people even needing to leave home.

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Most implicit bias training in health care lacks proper foundation, research finds [View Image] Research

Most implicit bias training in health care lacks proper foundation, research finds

In a forthcoming paper in The Lancet, a VCU psychology professor says such training should be grounded in a clinical translational framework to address racial and ethnic disparities in health care.

Compassion in health care starts at the top, VCU researcher finds [View Image] Health

Compassion in health care starts at the top, VCU researcher finds

Leading and creating systems of compassion results in better care, according to a VCU College of Health Professions expert in a recent paper.

Dispatches from the front lines: Nursing students on their time at coronavirus hot spots [View Image] Students

Dispatches from the front lines: Nursing students on their time at coronavirus hot spots

Three graduate students from the VCU School of Nursing traveled to New York and Seattle to work at facilities besieged by the COVID-19 outbreak. They share their experiences.

VCU professors’ study aims to encourage actions to protect the James River [View Image] Faculty and staff

VCU professors’ study aims to encourage actions to protect the James River

Public relations and advertising faculty have received a grant to examine how digital media messaging could more effectively promote public action to improve the river’s water quality.

A VCU grad is organizing volunteers to help meet free clinic needs across Virginia [View Image] Alumni

A VCU grad is organizing volunteers to help meet free clinic needs across Virginia

Soon, clinics across the state will have access to interpreters, physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, dietitians, social workers, and more through Zuhayr Shaikh’s growing network.

As businesses begin reopening, they must instill confidence to get people in the door [View Image] Community

As businesses begin reopening, they must instill confidence to get people in the door

This new phase will be just as challenging as the shutdown, health experts and business leaders say. “The psyche of business owners and consumers is very fragile right now.”

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