Current Stories

Current Stories

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VCU Health: Empowering Women as Partners in Wellness

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. 

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Richmond Fire Department to Begin Fighting Sickle Cell

Beginning this May, the City of Richmond Department of Fire and Emergency Services will be the newest partner in treating sickle cell disease alongside VCU Health and Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.

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Finding a Diagnosis to Reduce Side Effects of HPV-Related Cancer Treatment

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, so we’re taking the opportunity to highlight recent research on the MCV Campus examining human papillomavirus (HPV), which is contributing to a rise in the frequency of oropharyngeal cancer (cancer located in the base of the tongue or tonsillar region).

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Fighting Back: Medical Student Targeting Cancer

Seth Spencer, having completed his first year as a student at VCU School of Medicine, is staying on the MCV Campus this summer to begin his fight to ensure young people in the future won’t have to face what he did.

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Every Month is Heart Health Month at VCU Health

The life-saving care that Bob Hershberger received at VCU Health following a cardiac arrest inspired him and his wife Margaret to give back in support of research and future patient care.

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Battling Every Step of the Way

Extending the fight against prostate cancer by supporting research at VCU Massey Cancer Center.

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MCVF Helps School of Nursing Recruit and Retain Faculty

The VCU School of Nursing Clinical Scholars Program, which the MCV Foundation honored and raised funding for at its December board meeting reception, provides grants and other resources to support clinical faculty projects and recruitment at the school.