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Pam Parsons, ‘a relentless champion’ for community health, dies at 67

Nov. 13, 2023

Parsons, a professor in the VCU School of Nursing, was a nationally recognized expert on models of care for chronically ill older adults and medically vulnerable populations and was the founder of the VCU Mobile Health and Wellness Program.

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Jean Giddens reflects on a decade as dean of the VCU School of Nursing and considers the future of nursing education

Oct. 4, 2023

Giddens discusses the experiences that have shaped her approach to leadership and what she sees as the school’s biggest opportunities and challenges ahead.

community health providers have a discussion and record their recommendations during the workshop

VCU nursing school hosts workshop to address community mental health access

Sept. 21, 2023

The half-day event promoted interagency collaboration to improve mental health services for Virginians.

Jasmin Blanco Vargas, class of 2024

The Achievable Dream

Sept. 13, 2023

Jasmin Blanco Vargas is one of more than 500 students at the VCU School of Nursing who have benefited from Joanne and William Conway Nursing Scholarships since 2019.

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Nursing Alumna’s Mentor Inspires Charitable Gift Annuity

Feb. 17, 2023

Valerie Hunt, Ph.D., RN, was inspired by a college professor to attend VCU School of Nursing for her masters and today, she and her husband are giving back to the school she credits as having prepared her for her nursing career of 50 years.

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Having a hand in science: Families join VCU project to study long COVID in children

Aug. 9, 2023

More than 200 families are participating in a VCU School of Nursing research project as part of a nationwide study to better understand the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 on our youngest populations.

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Offering care where it counts, VCU nursing students learn and serve in community settings

July 18, 2023

Long associated with hospital work, nursing is establishing deeper roots closer to where individuals and families first need it.

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Thrive Guide: Personalized emotional wellbeing planning for soon-to-be mothers

May 18, 2023

A research team based out of the VCU School of Nursing debuts a new wellness resource for pregnant people.

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Leading by example: Alumna recognized as a nursing pioneer for service at Tuskegee Army Air Field

March 22, 2023

Daughter recounts experiences of her mother, a St. Philip alumna, who was a nurse and First Lieutenant at Tuskegee Army Air Field.

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VCU faculty leader begins term on national diversity and inclusivity committee

Feb. 17, 2023

Stephan Davis joins the American Academy of Nursing Diversity & Inclusivity Committee for two-year term.