Each year, PRSA Richmond recognizes outstanding public relations professionals and their work at the Virginia Public Relations Awards. We contributed three submissions this year and received the top honor, Award of Excellence Winner, in all three categories submitted.
May 25 marks the 50th anniversary of Virginia’s first human heart transplant – just the 16th in the world at the time. The surgery, completed on the 11th floor of MCV’s West Hospital here in Richmond in 1968, was performed by Richard Lower, M.D.
As a nurse practitioner and a psychiatrist ate lunch together one day in 1987, they had a vision to bring all of the healthcare providers and specialists that are important to women’s health together into one place to serve the whole woman. Now MCV Foundation board members, Judy Collins and Susan Kornstein continue to support women's health on local, national and international stages.