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

Symposium on International Perspectives on Women, Substance Use and Addictions

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hendrée Jones, Ph.D., will speak at a Reynolds and VCU Humphrey Fellows Partnership Symposium on International Perspectives on Women, Substance Use and Addictions. Jones is an internationally recognized expert in the development and examination of both behavioral and pharmacologic treatments for pregnant women and their children in risky life situations. The symposium will be held at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, 1651 East Parham Road. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP at the following URL by Feb.20. For more information, contact Heather Ashton at ashtonhr@vcu.edu or visit http://bit.ly/humphrey-fellows.

Human Trafficking Medical Symposium

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Students Fighting Human Trafficking will host its second annual Human Trafficking Medical Symposium on Feb. 4, 5, 6 and 8 on the fifth floor of James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Medical Education Center, 1201 E. Marshall St. Questions, impactvirginia.org. For more information, contact Caitlin Hauser at studentsfightinght@gmail.com or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/students-fighting-human-trafficking-27512391001.