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Celebrating the Life of Dr. Victoria Mock


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Posted: 1/8/2008

A ceremony honoring the life of Victoria (Vicki) Mock, PhD, RN, FAAN, will be held January 14, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Alumni Auditorium.  A reception will follow the service.  To attend the celebration, please reply to [email protected] or 410-955-7544.

The commemorative program – planned by the School of Nursing in collaboration with Dr. Mock’s family – will celebrate Dr. Mock’s major contributions and the impact she had on so many colleagues, students, and trainees. 

Guest speakers include:

Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Ted DeWeese, MD
Professor and Chairman, Johns Hopkins Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences

Jane Fall-Dickson, PhD, MSN, RN, AOCN
Investigator, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH

Deborah Gross, DNSc, RN, FAAN
Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Chair in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Alva P. Hutchison
Associate Vice President, Mission Delivery, American Cancer Society

Sharon Krumm, PhD, MSN, RN
Director of Nursing, Johns Hopkins Hospital Oncology Center

Gayle Mallory, PhD, RN, CNAA
Director of Research, Oncology Nursing Society

Joan McClure, MS
Senior Vice President, Clinical Information and Publications, National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Sr. Callista Roy, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Nurse Theorist, William F. Connell School of Nursing, Boston College

Theresa Swift-Scanlan, PhD, MS, RN
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing

Jennifer Wenzel, PhD, RN, CCM
Assistant Professor and Manager, Center for Collaborative Intervention Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

At the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Dr. Mock served as professor, chair of the Department of Health Systems and Outcomes, and director of the Center for Collaborative Intervention Research.  She also directed nursing research at the Kimmel Cancer Center and held a joint appointment in oncology at the JHU School of Medicine.

The school has created a website for friends and colleagues to post remembrances of Dr. Mock at http://www.son.jhmi.edu/blogs/vickimock/ and established a research fund in her honor.   The Victoria Mock Research Fund will support pilot studies and enhance the work of the Center on Collaborative Intervention Research.  “By establishing and supporting this Fund, we will continue her passion for mentoring new investigators and launching new studies, and thereby celebrate her life and work,” notes Hill. 

Contributions should be sent to:

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
The Victoria Mock Research Fund
525 North Wolfe Street, Room 529
Baltimore, MD 21205

For more information, contact the SON Office of Development at 410-955-4284.