The 1st annual VCU Department of Health Administration Chili Cook-Off (Hosted by the MHA Class of 2018) will be taking place at the grant house on Wednesday November 16th, and will be raising funds for the Children’s Hospital Foundation. We thought this would be a great opportunity for everyone to come together in the spirit of thanksgiving, and enjoy some good chili for a great cause.
Marilyn Tavenner (MHA ’89) joined a panel of VCU alumni on Friday, September 23rd at the VCU James Branch Cabell Library to reflect on their careers and to share the ways that their time at VCU influenced their lives and contributed to their success.
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Michael Rao, the President of VCU and the VCU Health System, will be a member of our outstanding faculty here in the Department of Health Administration. We cannot thank the VCU Board of Visitors enough for approving his appointment to our Department at their September meeting. Welcome Dr. Rao!
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.