This issue features a case study on the troubling matter of financial exploitation of older adults, the impact of undue influence on vulnerable elders, and the possible role of legislative initiatives in preventing the exploitation and much more.
Doctoral Student Recognized as Outstanding Clinical Anesthesia Practitioner
James S. Furstein, CRNA, DNAP, MSN, a student in the Nurse Anesthesia specialty track of the Doctoral Program in Health Related Sciences, and alumnus of the VCU DNAP Program, received the 30th Annual Alice Magaw Outstanding Clinical Anesthesia Practitioner Award at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 2015 Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Elizabeth Leibach, a doctoral student in the Clinical Laboratory Science specialty track of the Doctoral Program in Health Related Sciences, was recognized at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.
Dr. Maria Delost (PhD in HRS, 2005) and Dr. Teresa Nadder, Chair of the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, received a CLS Distinguished Author Award at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science for two articles they coauthored.
Dr. Michael Fallacaro, the chairman and program director for the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Allied Health Professions Department of Nurse Anesthesia, was inducted to the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).