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Women in Medicine Student Organization ( WIMSO)

Since 1978, the Women in Medicine Student Organization has served as a forum to discuss women’s health topics, increase awareness of the obstacles facing women in professional careers, and promote the advancement and achievement of women in all stages of medical education.

Officers for WIMSO for the 2012-2013 school year:

For additional information regarding the Women in Medicine Student Organization feel free to contact any student representative.

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Women in Science (WIS)

The mission of Women in Science is to support and promote the career development of women scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University by increasing the representation, participation and leadership of women in scientific disciplines and by promoting the leadership skills, visibility and academic policies required for success at Virginia Commonwealth University and in the sciences.

Women in Science serves to facilitate communication and networking among its members and to provide support to all women students and trainees in science in order to build a supportive community of women scientists that will nurture the professional development of current and future women in science.

This year's officers include:
Laura O'Brien (President)
Kate Dochelli (VP Fundraising)
Natalie Allen and Candice Hatcher (Co-VPs Community Outreach)
Kara Wiseman (VP Professional and Career Development)
Elizabeth Do (VP Communications)

For more information about VCU Women in Science (WIS), please contact:
Elizabeth Do (VP Communications) at

Nursing Students without Borders 

Nursing Students Without Borders at Virginia Commonwealth University is a non-profit organization created with the vision of promoting public health both in the community and on an international level.

Mission: The purpose of this organization is to promote health empowerment through education, build networks to access health care resources, and distribute material donations to population in need, both domestically and internationally, while expanding the perspective of the nursing student and collaborating with community member.

Check out their facebook page and website for more information on the projects they are currently working on in the local and international community.

Jen Peyton - President
Amanda Slater - Vice President
Katie Wilt - International Travel Chair 

For more information contact them at:


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last updated: October 29, 2014