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Summer Research Fellowships
Summer Research Fellowships

What do studies on fibromyalgia, sickle cell disease, low back pain and cardiovascular health have in common? These topics are being studied by four School of Nursing students selected for the 2014 VCU Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Summer Fellowship program. Susan Ghodrat, Jeff Petraco, Rebekah Roby, and Anna Young were among 33 students selected across the university to participate in the program.

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Ensuring Patient Safety
Ensuring Patient Safety

Emily Dowell, an accelerated bachelor’s degree student, has already had the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life.

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Excelling in Academics and Service
Excelling in Academics and Service

Rising senior Erica Neary was recently recognized for her exceptional work in and outside of the classroom.

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A Scholar and Leader
A Scholar and Leader

Nursing junior Johnathan Ramey balances academics, work and student leadership on his path to a traditional bachelor's degree in nursing.

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The Power of Courage and Compassion
The Power of Courage and Compassion

If you were to sit beside Gernita Lee, RN, in class or observe her caring for patients in the Cardiac Progressive Care Unit at the VCU Medical Center, you might not realize just how extraordinary she is. A master's degree student, Lee has not let family obligations, school and a sudden serious medical condition hold her back from a promising nursing career.

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Dedicated to Patient Safety
Dedicated to Patient Safety

Nursing senior Stacie Boston discovered a manufacturer error in IV packaging during her clinicals at the VCU Medical Center. Her attention to detail led to her being the first nursing student to receive the Safety Star Award.

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