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May 21, 2019

The Future of Nursing WV received the Economic Change Maker Award from the Greather Kanawha Valley Foundation at their Annual Report to the Community on May, 14th at the Clay Center.  The Award was for the innovative WV Nurse Entrepreneur Project

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December 11, 2018

Lissa Gonzalez, APRN, MBA is the newly appointed Administrator of the WV Center for Nursing. Lissa is one of the Future of Nursing WV  40 under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader Award winners. Aila met with Lissa as the new representative to the FONWV Operations Team and Lead f...

December 6, 2018

WV Nurse Entrepreneur Course participants, Carol Matheny and Carla VanWyck presented their project to establish a medical transportation service in rural WV.  While this is a much needed service in WV and particularly in rural areas, funding can be a challenge. You can...

November 7, 2018

Here is what happens when you put a Nurse on your board...

"Amy Bruce has been a wonderful Leadership Board member and has brought energy and enthusiasm with all that she does.  She was our top fundraiser for last year’s Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run. She recruit...

August 7, 2018

Angie Gray, Future of Nursing WV and RWJF Public Health Nurse Leader shared her successful Harm Reduction Program on Public Radio. At least 100 people reported seeking recovery help through this project. It is a way to connect with people. Angie says,  “My silver linin...

July 15, 2018

The FONWV Gala Team announces the inaugural 40 over 40 Nightingale Award Winners. The awards will be presented at the annual recognition Gala on September 29 in Charleston. This recognition is bestowed on 40 nurses dedicating over 40 years to exemplary nursing practice...

August 10, 2017

The Future of Health, the Future of Nursing in this issue of WV Executive online magazine. FONWV and the new leadership initiative featured. 

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May 25, 2017

The Future of Nursing West Virginia Action Coalition proudly Announces the 2017 40 under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader cohort: Adam Curry, Afton Reedy, Amy Litwinovich, Andrea Cline, Angel Smothers, Beth ross, Brittney Hall, Cari Morgan, Charles Wisilosky, Emily Barnes, Emi...

May 9, 2017


Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD, RN Appointed Acting Surgeon General

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March 20, 2017

Susan Reinhard, RN, PhD, FAAN, is chief strategist for the Center to Champion Nursing in America, senior vice president and director of AARP’s Public Policy Institute, and serves on seven boards. She is also a registered nurse. For all those reasons, Trustee magazine r...

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