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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.

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Looking Back on 2017 at the MCV Foundation

2017 has been an amazing year on the MCV Campus at VCU Health. As we continued to support the region’s only comprehensive academic health center by inspiring philanthropic contributions and sharing the stories of life-saving global impact, the campus’s progress toward reaching goals for improving patient care, research and education has been substantial.

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Remembering MCV's Role in the World's First Human Heart Transplant

This Dec. 3 marked the 50th anniversary of the world’s first successful human-to-human heart transplant. The procedure’s success was one of the most significant healthcare advancements of the 20th century, and a former Medical College of Virginia surgeon named Richard Lower, M.D., is considered one of its chief architects.

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Thanking Our MCV Campus Donors

Those who support the MCV Campus at VCU Health do so because they believe in the VCU Health mission, which is to preserve and restore health for all people, to seek the cause and cure of diseases through innovative research, and to educate those who serve humanity. 

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MCV Foundation Publishes NEXT Magazine, Illuminating Innovation at VCU Health

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.

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The Bourne Family Scholarship: Supporting the Next Household

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.

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Scaring up Funds to Fight Sickle Cell Disease

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.

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Personalizing Breast Cancer Treatment

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.