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VCU Health to build emergency center in New Kent County

The VCU Health System Board of Directors approved the development of an emergency center in New Kent County. Construction is set to begin in April on the 17,000-square-foot New Kent Emergency Center at 2495 Pocahontas Trail in Quinton. View full article
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VCU Health cardio-oncology program founder Michael Lee Hess dies at 76

April 16, 2019
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A peek into the minds of those who operate on brains

April 16, 2019
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Saving lives at Richmond Raceway

April 11, 2019
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VCU Health builds on efforts to combat youth violence in Richmond

April 09, 2019
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Congratulating our Top Docs

April 02, 2019
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Can a vibrating shoe help people with Parkinson’s walk?

April 02, 2019
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VCU Health Hume-Lee Transplant Center to host Spring Celebration of Life gala

April 01, 2019
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VCU Health to build emergency center in New Kent County

March 20, 2019
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VCU Health joins statewide initiative to reduce unnecessary health care

March 20, 2019
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VCU cuts ribbon on new College of Health Professions Building

March 18, 2019
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VCU researchers demonstrate long-term cognitive benefits of fecal transplantation in cirrhosis patients

March 18, 2019
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Colonial Orthopaedics physicians join VCU Health MCV Physicians

March 15, 2019
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With $1.3M grant, VCU to expand community treatment of diabetes and hypertension

March 13, 2019
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Virtual focus groups uncover clues to rural and urban HPV vaccination disparities

March 13, 2019
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Massey expert provides insight on pancreatic cancer

March 12, 2019
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Virginia is well prepared to handle Medicaid expansion, VCU studies find

March 11, 2019
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Providing psychiatric care for pregnant women who need help

February 20, 2019
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What are the connections between cancer and heart health?

February 14, 2019
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Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU to complete Children’s Pavilion with inpatient hospital

February 08, 2019
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Reliance on tech, daily strain are causing ‘professional loneliness’ in health care

February 08, 2019
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Measles outbreaks are back

February 04, 2019
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Heart health is the focus of February’s Lewis Ginter sessions

January 22, 2019
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New CEO brings extensive knowledge of veterans affairs and rehabilitation issues

January 09, 2019
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Medicine professor named a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation

January 03, 2019
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VCU Health System restructures executive leadership

January 03, 2019
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Loss of taste? The problem’s probably up your nose

December 19, 2018
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Young researchers will further work through career development program

December 14, 2018
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Nearly 100 VCU Health providers recognized for excellence in bedside manners

December 12, 2018
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VCU Health genetic counselor: ‘Consider a number of factors’ before buying an at-home genetic testing kit

December 11, 2018
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Drug reduces tumor recurrence by 50 percent in patients with HER2-positive breast cancer

December 11, 2018
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Researchers are testing anti-opioid vaccines. How will they work?

December 06, 2018
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Can liver disease be linked to heart failure? VCU study highlights liver-heart interaction

November 20, 2018
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Epilepsy and the social stigma surrounding it

November 19, 2018
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Pausing to honor a life

November 16, 2018
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Director hired for VCU and VCU Health System’s East End health education and wellness center

November 08, 2018
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People with Type 2 diabetes now have personalized treatment options

November 01, 2018
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VCU Health investigates stem-cell-based therapy to treat heart failure

October 29, 2018
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Road closures planned for 10th and Turpin streets on VCU’s MCV Campus; traffic plan and detours in place

October 18, 2018
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VCU Health expands participation with federal health insurance plans

October 15, 2018
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VCU Health offers HIV-positive patients high-quality kidney care — and hope for a transplant

October 09, 2018
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Bon Secours and Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU join forces to advance pediatric care in Central Virginia

October 03, 2018
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$2.1 million grant supports VCU study of cognitive decline during chemotherapy

September 26, 2018
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Virginia Premier affirms its commitment to Roanoke with its Neighborhood Health Center

September 20, 2018
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American Dental Association executive director calls on students to close the gender gap in health care

September 10, 2018
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VCU infectious disease expert weighs in on four-year increase in STD cases nationally

August 30, 2018
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Massey first in the region to use a new device that marks breast tumors for removal

August 22, 2018
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Four specialties at VCU Medical Center recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings

August 14, 2018
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VCU to lead evaluation of Virginia Medicaid expansion

August 06, 2018
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The secret to predicting hospitalized cirrhosis patients’ health outcomes could be in their gut

July 25, 2018
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VCU Health Pauley Heart Center appoints its first director, opens Cardiovascular Imaging Suite

July 17, 2018
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Massey becomes first in Virginia to offer FDA-approved CAR T-cell therapy

July 09, 2018
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Thousands of women with breast cancer may be spared chemotherapy, landmark study shows

June 29, 2018
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VCU Health surgeon is first on East Coast to complete robotic-assisted kidney implantation

June 26, 2018
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VCU Health breaks ground on $349M outpatient facility

June 22, 2018
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VCU Health, TransMedics conducting clinical trial to test warm storage of donated livers

May 30, 2018
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New insurance exchange plans

May 07, 2018
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Internist Tom Yackel, M.D., named president of MCV Physicians

May 04, 2018
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Facebook Live on Mindfulness

May 04, 2018
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116 VCU Health providers named Top Docs of 2018 by Richmond Magazine

April 16, 2018
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Bon Secours and VCU Health Secure Sponsorship Rights to GRTC Pulse

April 05, 2018
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VCU Health providers among Virginia Living’s Top Doctors of 2018

April 02, 2018
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Richmond hospitals reinstate regular visitation policy after flu season

March 29, 2018
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VCU and VCU Health experts weigh in after studies show that e-cigarettes pose significant health risks

March 06, 2018
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VCU Medical Center reverified as Level I trauma center until 2020

March 02, 2018
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Mustaches 4 Kids Richmond makes lives better for children through support of Children's Hospital Foundation

February 23, 2018
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VCU Health named a preferred provider for bariatric surgery patients

February 22, 2018
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VCU Health Evans-Haynes Burn Center still stands alone in adult and pediatric care

February 09, 2018
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Dr. Colin Banas, chief medical information officer, named 2018 Physician Executive of the Year

February 02, 2018
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Hospitals update visitation policy during flu season

January 30, 2018
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A groundbreaking $40 million project aims to develop a better test for liver disease

November 22, 2017
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VCU Health celebrates ribbon-cutting of new children’s mental health facility

November 22, 2017
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For the second time, VCU Health orthopaedic surgery units honored with prestigious nursing award

November 06, 2017
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Elias Neujahr named first CEO of Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU

October 20, 2017
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Strategic plan designers seek input from VCU community for a new vision of the university’s future

October 16, 2017
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VCU School of Allied Health Professions celebrates completion of major construction milestone

October 16, 2017
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MCV Hospitals Auxiliary receives award for fundraising, volunteerism

October 13, 2017
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VCU School of Allied Health Professions topping out new building

October 12, 2017
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VCU scientists are researching drugs that could improve brain function in people with schizophrenia

October 11, 2017
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VCU Health obstetricians and psychiatrists collaborate for early detection of postpartum depression

October 11, 2017
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VCU Health again a top sponsor, participant at American Heart Association Heart Walk

October 03, 2017
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Treatment for cancer and diabetes highlight October and November Lewis Ginter sessions

September 28, 2017
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‘Dreamland’ author Sam Quinones: Opioid epidemic is ‘a nightmare for American families’

September 28, 2017
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VCU instructor and exercise physiologist: Binge sitting is bad for your health

September 25, 2017
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VCU announces support of Growth4VA campaign

September 25, 2017
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$1.1M grant to expand behavioral care for underserved youth, Latinx immigrants, refugees in Richmond

September 21, 2017
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Author Sam Quinones will deliver keynote at VCU Health-sponsored discussion on opioid addiction

September 15, 2017
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VCU Health is first Virginia hospital to host camp for stroke survivors and their families

September 07, 2017
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VCU researchers combat opiate addiction

September 06, 2017
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VCU, Swedish study finds that pregnancy is an intrinsic motivator for drug abuse cessation

August 04, 2017
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Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU empowers patients with reduced mobility

July 18, 2017
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Massey Cancer Center re-designated by the National Cancer Institute

July 14, 2017
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VCU trauma education clinicians appointed as international faculty to teach in Australia

July 14, 2017
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VCU Health to host Facebook Live interview series on opioid epidemic

July 07, 2017
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Injury prevention, the brain, and incontinence are topics at VCU Health’s Lewis Ginter sessions

July 05, 2017
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American Civil War Museum sells building to VCU Health System

June 30, 2017
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Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University named one of nation’s best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

June 27, 2017
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Pharmacy professor named first da Vinci Center Faculty Fellow

June 22, 2017
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VCU Health performs 5,000th transplant procedure

June 20, 2017
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Study: Women who fixate on chronic pain more likely to be prescribed opioids

June 19, 2017
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VCU researchers demonstrate safety and effectiveness of fecal transplantation on brain function

June 15, 2017
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Virginia Premier names new chief medical officer

June 13, 2017
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What’s wading in the water?

June 07, 2017
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New procedures, treatments for essential tremor, hernias and the heart at June Lewis Ginter sessions

May 31, 2017
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New urgent care clinic at VCU School of Dentistry fulfills need for easy access to dental services

May 25, 2017
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Sextuplets successfully delivered at VCU Medical Center

May 24, 2017
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Gov. McAuliffe to speak at hospital graduation ceremony for cancer survivors and patients battling blood disorders

May 24, 2017
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May is Bicycle Safety Month: Here are a few reminders before you ride

May 23, 2017
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VCU expert weighs in on new concussion guidelines

May 19, 2017
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VCU School of Medicine names new senior associate dean for graduate medical education

May 16, 2017
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‘Burn Survivor Sunday’ evokes emotion and accolades

May 16, 2017
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A listening session for lullabies

May 12, 2017
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Asthma program helps Richmond families, earns EPA recognition

May 09, 2017
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Six questions about the American Health Care Act

May 05, 2017
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Clinical lab science students will soon graduate with the skills to use mass spectrometry, a cutting edge diagnostic technique

May 02, 2017
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Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU to host Facebook Live event with pediatric trauma expert May 4

May 02, 2017
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School of Allied Health Professions breaks ground on new state-of-the-art facility

May 01, 2017
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VCU School of Allied Health Professions to break ground on new building

April 26, 2017
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Plants as medicine, postpartum depression and obesity among sessions for VCU Health’s Lewis Ginter series this May

April 25, 2017
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CSI: Career Scene Investigation

April 21, 2017
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Nina Hobcroft named Vice President of Strategic Alliances and Market Development at VCU Health

April 21, 2017
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VCU Dental Care to host free oral, head and neck cancer screening on April 22

April 17, 2017
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VCU Dental Care to host free oral, head and neck cancer screening on April 22

April 17, 2017
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Image of Dwight Clark and 'The Catch' Soon to Change, and Not for Better

April 17, 2017
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VCU, Richmond Police create intervention program to reduce youth violence

April 07, 2017
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VCU Staff Senate celebrates 13th annual Marquita Aguilar Walk-a-Thon

April 07, 2017
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VCU, Richmond Police create intervention program to reduce youth violence

April 07, 2017
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VCU Health announced as presenting sponsor of Movement Makers: National Active Living Summit

April 06, 2017
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Options, resources, support: A look at how VCU is responding to sexual assault

April 06, 2017
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VCU students partner with Richmond City Health District to promote public health week, April 3–9

April 03, 2017
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Pinwheels, pups are part of National Donate Life month at VCU Health Hume-Lee Transplant Center

April 03, 2017
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Virginia Premier names Kurt Small as chief operating officer

March 30, 2017
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Treatments for colon cancer, fertility, and options for organ donation take center stage at VCU Health’s Lewis Ginter series

March 30, 2017
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Youth with autism gain, keep jobs after employer-based skills program, VCU research finds

March 29, 2017
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A new, free statewide initiative will help researchers and corporations thrive in neuroscience

March 28, 2017
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Virginia’s Caring University scholarship helps students in need

March 28, 2017
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Interdisciplinary research team studies whether using e-cigarettes while pregnant causes craniofacial birth defects

March 21, 2017
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Paul Wesolowski named COO of VCU Health System Hospitals

March 16, 2017
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Sheltering Arms Rehab Institute Receives COPN Approval to Build New Hospital

March 16, 2017
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Two VCU schools ranked in top 50 in updated U.S. News & World Report national rankings

March 14, 2017
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How to Read and Understand Food Labels

March 10, 2017
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Cancer Awareness & Community Health Fair

March 06, 2017
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VCU researchers receive $2.1 million grant to investigate genetic markers for schizophrenia

March 06, 2017
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VCU Health CMH Earns ACR Reaccreditation

March 03, 2017
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New School of Medicine dean says school is ‘well poised’ for the future

March 02, 2017
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Eating well, ovarian cancer and kidney health all part of VCU Health’s March Lewis Ginter series

March 01, 2017
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Town hall to address latest research on substance use, treatment, mental health in young people

March 01, 2017
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Feeling tired? If you sleep 7-8 hours a night, it could be time to see a health care provider

February 28, 2017
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VCU Health Dogs on Call program receives grant from Petco Foundation

February 24, 2017
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Twitter chat to focus on African-Americans and heart disease

February 20, 2017
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Breaking through barriers to HIV care

February 16, 2017
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Lewis Ginter talks to emphasize heart, health and how to’s during February series

February 07, 2017
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Finding a Cure for ALS Fundraising Night at Panera Bread

February 01, 2017
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VCU Health offering free events for American Heart Month

January 31, 2017
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MAD About ALS Event (Music, Art, & Dance)

January 31, 2017
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VCU research published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggests possible protective effects of obesity for heart failure

January 18, 2017
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Go Baby Go program gives children with mobile impairment a new independence

December 22, 2016
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To stay safe, disconnect from distraction while driving

December 22, 2016
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As open enrollment closes, Virginia Premier Medicare plan still accepting new members

December 21, 2016
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VCU Dogs on Call program featured in new Animal Planet documentary series

December 21, 2016
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VCU Health clinics receive highest designation as primary care homes

December 14, 2016
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VCU Engineering receives funding to improve access to AIDS drugs

December 13, 2016
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Hand, foot and mouth disease: What is it and how can it be prevented?

November 22, 2016
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VCU Health provides sponsorship, medical care for 8K race runners at Anthem Richmond Marathon

November 09, 2016
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Harper's Hope Golf Tournament 2017

November 08, 2016
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VCU Researchers Receive $1 Million Grant To Test A Diagnostic Tool For Parkinson’s Disease

September 13, 2016
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Local middle schoolers provide new name for Hume-Lee’s robotic surgical system

May 16, 2016
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VCU Health Hume-Lee Transplant Center introduces procedure to help chronic pancreatitis patients

January 14, 2016
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VCU Medical Center re-verified as a Level I trauma center

November 30, 2015
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Dr. Steven Cohen wins School of Medicine Teaching Excellence Award

October 12, 2015
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Division of Epidemiology Honors and Awards

October 08, 2015
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Dr. Masho honored by Birth Matters Virginia

October 05, 2015
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VCU Health Hume-Lee Transplant Center names new transplant surgery director

September 21, 2015
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SFMA Wins AAFP Program of Excellence

September 16, 2015
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VCU Medical Center ranked among the best hospitals in the country and No. 1 in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report

July 21, 2015
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VCU Medical Center ranked among the best hospitals in the country and No. 1 in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report

July 21, 2015
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AAFP Recognizes VCU Student Family Medicine Assocation

July 01, 2015
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VCU fmScholar Selected for AAFP Foundations Emerging Leader Institute

June 09, 2015
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In the blink of an eye, VCU researchers detect early signs of movement disorders

June 02, 2015
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Dr. Kuzel becomes ADFM President

February 03, 2015
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Hume-Lee Transplant Center at VCU Medical Center Earns Beacon Award for Excellence

April 17, 2013
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VCU Medical Center Medical Psychiatry Unit Earns Beacon Award for Excellence

April 02, 2013

In The Media

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She wrote goodbye letters to her kids. A transplant kept them from being read.

April 09, 2019

A heart transplant at VCU Health ended Cherron Gilmore's nine-year battle with post-partum heart failure.

A Magnet for MCV

April 01, 2019

Leo Dunn’s influence transformed women’s health care in Richmond.

Focus groups uncover clues to rural and urban HPV vaccination disparities

March 19, 2019

Researchers at VCU Massey Cancer Center and Dartmouth College have harnessed the power of social media to understand differences in attitudes and behaviors about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination.

Students throw beloved custodian surprise party after his return to school from a heart, kidney transplant

March 11, 2019

VCU Health patient receives a warm welcome back after transplant surgeries.

Robokid

March 11, 2019

VCU Health’s Dr. Chandra Bhati first on East Coast to use robotic-assisted surgery for kidney transplants.

VCU training students to spot victims of sex trafficking: 'It's a huge issue that we are missing'

February 21, 2019

VCU School of Medicine is the only medical institution in the United States providing this type of training

VCU plans to build a $350 million Children's Hospital

February 08, 2019

VCU Health System announced plans to build an 86-bed inpatient children’s hospital

Heart month reminds us that we're in charge

February 04, 2019

Dr. Phoebe Ashley, cardiologist at VCU Pauley Heart Center, gives tips for heart health

Inspiring Stories

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There are no targeted drugs to treat triple-negative breast cancer. A VCU student aims to fix that.

February 08, 2019
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Through clinical advances, VCU Health is transplanting more kidneys than ever

January 15, 2019
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Cherron Gilmore was denied a heart transplant four times. Then she came to VCU Health.

December 05, 2018
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Graduate student, who researches cancer biology, competes on ‘Jeopardy!’

October 25, 2018
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When a family doctor leaves a small town

July 25, 2018
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Year in Review 2017: A look at the year's most popular news stories, videos, posts, Instagram pics and more

January 11, 2018
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Father and son, treated for burn injuries 48 years apart, emphasize the personal side of patient care

November 21, 2017
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VCU Health surgeon inspired by study that touts female surgeons’ positive outcomes

October 18, 2017
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What’s the scariest part of Halloween? Cavities.

October 11, 2017
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Medical professionals push to put patients first

October 06, 2017
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Devanand Sarkar’s quest to cure liver cancer

September 18, 2017
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Stroke survivors, caregivers grateful for the chance to share their stories at Retreat and Refresh Stroke Camp

September 12, 2017
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Physical therapists at the VCU Health N.O.W. Center are helping patients get ‘back to where they want to be’

September 12, 2017
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VCU physicians for ultrasounds at every bedside

September 08, 2017
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VCU volunteers help critically ill children from developing countries feel welcome in Richmond

August 04, 2017
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Kids with limited mobility benefit from cross-campus collaboration

August 04, 2017
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VCU Health organ donor says more education and less anxiety could boost minority organ donor registrants

July 26, 2017
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VCU Health outpatient clinic treats addiction with compassion and medication

July 11, 2017
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Patients, VCU Health Hume-Lee staff celebrate 5,000th transplant milestone

June 29, 2017
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To end the opioid epidemic, VCU health sciences faculty are changing the way pain management is taught

June 28, 2017
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One year after a heart attack, VCU patient runs in two races

June 23, 2017
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Doctor is ‘legendary’ in pediatric patient’s eyes

June 23, 2017
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VCU Health obstetrical program treats new and soon-to-be moms with addiction

June 15, 2017
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At Bench and Beyond Symposium, students explore careers beyond the walls of academia

May 26, 2017
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Family struck by cancer celebrates milestone by giving back

May 26, 2017
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'You literally could see, day by day, her X-rays getting better and better'

May 25, 2017
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‘Anything can be replaced besides people’

May 24, 2017
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Movement Makers summit encourages attendees to fight for change in their communities

May 23, 2017
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This VCU graduate is finding ways to improve access to dental care

May 18, 2017
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School of Medicine alumnus treats the neediest patients in some of the world’s most dangerous countries

May 17, 2017
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VCU women in science, dentistry and medicine recognized at annual WISDM Leadership Conference

May 11, 2017
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VCU Health’s dedication to trauma care helps patients in their moment of need

May 03, 2017
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Real research: Andrew Harris studies the barriers and facilitators health care professionals face in practicing mindfulness

April 12, 2017
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VCU fraternity fundraiser aims to raise $40,000 for VCU Health Evans-Haynes Burn Center

April 10, 2017
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How I got the job: Chelsea Ortiz will apply to medical school this fall. First, she will work for the FBI

April 07, 2017
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VCU students and faculty are working with the community to provide health screenings at Richmond homeless shelters

March 31, 2017
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Volunteers assemble 230 aftercare kits for survivors at VCU Medical Center

March 24, 2017
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VCU and VCU Health employees celebrated at Staff Senate professional development conference

March 15, 2017
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VCU Health expert: African-Americans must be proactive and reactive to fight heart disease

March 13, 2017
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The scientific method

February 21, 2017
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VCU Health offers new, FDA-approved leadless pacemaker

February 17, 2017
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Breaking through barriers to HIV care

February 16, 2017
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After kidney transplant, Williamsburg couple ‘can make any day Valentine’s Day’

February 14, 2017
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Alumnus goes from playing doctor to being one

February 02, 2017
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Bridge between scientists and engineers sets stage for medical technologies and high-tech jobs

January 31, 2017
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Stroke survivor: 'I was in the right place at the right time with the right people'

January 19, 2017
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Research report: The numbers behind the innovation

January 12, 2017
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Passionate pursuit: Alumna builds breast-imaging program in Tidewater

January 11, 2017
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Beyond the Lab: VCU School of Medicine has hosted international biomedical sciences students for 30 years

December 14, 2016
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On the sidelines: Certified trainers provide expert care for athletes

October 27, 2016
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Living organ donation does ‘a world of good’

October 21, 2016
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M2, Lipi Gupta's Hombre Travelogue

September 13, 2016
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Donors and recipients reflect on power of organ donation

April 25, 2016
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Fighting Huntington Disease

March 31, 2015