COVID-19 Student Support Groups

University Counseling Services staff is facilitating new support groups for VCU students coping with the impacts of COVID-19, including support groups for all students, students of color and health professionals. Students can participate regardless of geographic location. Register using a VCU email address at the following URL. For more information, contact Camille Rudney, senior staff clinician, at rudneycm@vcu.edu or visit https://counseling.vcu.edu/.

Health Behavior Coaching Informational Session

Thursday, Jun. 4, 2020 from noon to 1 p.m.

Passionate about empowering patients, clients and communities to take control of their health and well-being? Eager to help others set goals for disease control and compliance with medical recommendations? Ready to enhance your skills and become a health coach? If you answered “yes,” join Kinesiology and Health Sciences for an informational session on VCU’s online Health Behavior Coaching Post-bacc Graduate Certificate. Questions, visit https://healthcoach.vcu.edu/. Register for a Zoom link for the session at the following URL. For more information, contact Joann Richardson at khs@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1948 or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctcO-hpjorGNf1vEiv5m5YQIaxlZV5npGf.

Men of Color Discussion Group

Friday, Jun. 5, 2020 from noon to 1:15 p.m.

This group, for students who identify as men of color, will provide students a safe space to discuss with supportive peers issues related to the social, cultural and political aspects of their identities. Discussions will feature a specific topic related to navigating the world as a person with multiple identities. Visit the following URL to click on a link and attend the session. For more information, contact David Brown at dgbrown@vcu.edu or (804) 828-6672 or visit http://omsa.vcu.edu/updates/.

  • Updated link to register –  https://bit.ly/2Brjs5g?fbclid=IwAR0B1MZ3D4TU83bUgDtpq-HflbILDJKDnGBalhcCc9L_YI8znIuo9DSAv60

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and University Counseling Services are facilitating a space for students to process the recent acts of racialized violence and the protest movement.

Clinical Laboratory Sciences Open House

The College of Health Professions, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences Open House that will be held Wednesday, March 4th at 4:00 p.m.

You will have the opportunity to see Clinical Laboratorians at work in laboratories at the Medical College of Virginia, as well as meet Dr. Nadder, Chair of CLS who will give a presentation and answer questions.

Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Open House

Wednesday, March 4, 2020  4:00 p.m.

MCVH Auxiliary of VCUHS, Community Health Education Center

Gateway Building—Ground Floor1200 E. Marshall St., Richmond, VA 23298

Bebé Listo: Latinx Neonatal Health Disparities

Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Collective Corazón will host a talk by Tiffany Green, Ph.D., formerly a professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Policy at VCU, who will discuss her research on Latinx health disparities. The Collective Corazón focuses on bringing awareness to Latinx health equity. Bebé Listo (Baby Ready), is an app developed by VCU students that is culturally tailored to Hispanic and Latinx parents-to-be. The session will be in Room A, University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave. For more information, contact Roma Kankaria at kankariara2@vcu.edu or (301) 904-3159.

VCU Health Sciences Pipeline Programs

VCU Health Sciences Pipeline Programs applications are now OPEN! Students who complete the programs are given opportunities for incredible experiential learning and the ability to build social capital by connecting with admissions faculty in the various health professions programs.

For Juniors, Seniors, and Post-Baccalaureate Students, they have SAEP (Summer Academic Enrichment Program)

For Freshman – Seniors they have ACHE (Allied Health Career Exploration) and Pharmacy Preview Day. Check out an awesome video from their AHCE program last Summer: AHCE Video.

For more information and to apply, please visit dhsd.vcu.edu.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Lorayah Lenore at ltlenore@vcu.edu