Virginia Nursing Legacy magazine

Giving Voice

The brutality of the pandemic has brought fatigue, anger, and something else, too: more and more nurses have found their voices, individually and collectively, in a moment when the world appears ready to listen.

What are they saying?

by Christine Phelan Kueter

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RN to BSN graduate Chase Smith, an ER and travel nurse, standing on the MUSC helipad.

Am Nurse; Will Travel

Chase Smith (BSN `20) has repeatedly transformed himself. His latest metamorphosis? Travel nurse.

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a vaccine table

Big Shots

In their spring Community & Population Health class, BSN students are taking part in vaccine clinic simulations to be eligible to staff public health clinics.

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An image of BSN class of 22 student Takara Washington, president of DNBC

By The Numbers

It's been an admissions season for the record books. A look at ours, and incoming classes, By The Numbers.

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An image of the smart watches nurse scientist Virginia LeBaron will use to study cancer pain and its triggers

Pain Is Personal; Relief for Cancer Pain Should Be, Too

A $3.4 million NIH grant will improve understanding of cancer pain and help patients and their family caregivers both anticipate and ease it.

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Kelly Lewandowski, volunteer vaccinator

Keep on Vaxxing

It's not just shots in arms. It's education. Counseling. A willing ear. And UVA Nursing students and faculty are there on the frontlines.

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Virginia Nursing Legacy magazine

Race and Place in Virginia

To analyze Black nurses' history, PhD student Tori Tucker began with Mavis Claytor (BSN `70, MSN `85), whose story remains one of UVA's most important.

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