The MCV Foundation’s new publication, covering the incredible innovations in patient care, research and education occurring on the MCV Campus at VCU Health. In the inaugural issue, VCU Health researchers, led by Alpha A. “Berry” Fowler III, M.D., find intravenous Vitamin C treatment effective in treating and curing sepsis — the leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals.
As an incoming student in the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia, Coffee Bourne was already a mother of three. In her last year of school, She found out she was pregnant again. After she graduated, Coffee and her husband Adam established the Bourne Family Scholarship to benefit full-time nurse anesthesia students who have dependents.
This Halloween will mark the fourth year in which the Powhatan community has come together to scare up a stack of bones to help fight sickle cell disease.
Breast cancer patients may soon play an even more active role in making their treatment decisions, and they could also have a better option in choosing to safely avoid chemotherapy.