This summer, seven students from the VCU School of Medicine traveled to Ghana in West Africa. They made the journey because they wanted to see, hear and experience global health — things they wouldn’t be able to extract from a book held in their hands here in Richmond.
Despite hopes that the difficulties he began feeling in his hands weren’t symptoms of ALS, Bobby Quinn was diagnosed with the disease on April 3, 2017.
Since that time, Bobby and the community around him have been working to raise funds for ALS patient care, research and family support.
Tina Bachas, who began working alongside Walter Lawrence Jr., M.D., in the 1960s and 1970s in the service area that became VCU Massey Cancer Center, has established the Tina L. Bachas Nursing Research Award with her husband.