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Nursing Faculty Member Receives Friend of Education Award

Shenandoah University Professor of Nursing Pamela Webber, Ph.D., RN, FNP, received the 2018-2019 Friend of Education Award from the Winchester Education Association at the Winchester Public School Convocation on Aug. 2. Dr. Webber received the award (the Winchester Education Association is a local association of the Virginia Education Association/VEA) for her work with Special Olympics […]

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Photo from a Shenandoah University Global Experiential Learning trip to Cuba during summer 2018.

A Summer Trip That Reverberates For A Lifetime

By Rachel Deanne Sherman ’18 Shenandoah University’s for-credit, faculty-led Global Experiential Learning courses took students to countries around the world this summer, where they immersed themselves in their studies and new cultures.  Belgium, France, & Spain | All Majors Belize | Physical Therapy Croatia | World Saxophone Congress Cuba | Spanish England | Theatre Greece […]

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Patient Care Navigator

Helping Patients Find Their Way

Patient Care Navigators are becoming increasingly popular as health care becomes more complicated, making it difficult for patients to understand the best direction to take for their health needs. Nurses trained in this patient-centered service offer a human interpreter to help demystify administrative paperwork, medical jargon and available treatment options. Patients who are better educated […]

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Alumni Successes

Shenandoah University nursing school class of 1967 makes toast at 50th reunion

Nursing Class of ’67 Gathers for Reunion

Six of the seven remaining members of Shenandoah’s 1967 graduating class of nurses gathered for a toast in early June in the Halpin Rotunda of the Health & Life Sciences Building (HLSB), a structure which wasn’t even yet a dream for Shenandoah 50 years ago. “We have seen it, touched it, felt it, stepped in […]

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Readiness & Luck

Brig. Gen. Lisa Doumont ’95, a senior ranking officer in the U.S. Armed Forces, learned her “can-do” attitude from her mother, who returned to nursing school at age 52. Doumont, who earned an associate degree in nursing at Shenandoah, has returned to the university for doctoral studies in organizational leadership. It’s not like she’s awash […]

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Debra Myers

A Thoroughly Shenandoah Nurse

Debra Myers, DNP, ’93, ’98, ’00, ’12 is a dynamo, plain and simple. As the coordinator of two facilities located at the Heart and Vascular Center at Winchester Medical Center, she helped WMC’s parent organization, Valley Health, avoid $8 million in potential costs between 2010 and 2013, during which time she was in the process […]

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