Fil-Am nurse-historian earns a Fulbright
Doctorate degree candidate Ren Capucao, a nurse and nurse historian, has been named a Fulbright Scholar for 2022-23.
Capucao’s dissertation study, “Pressed into Starched Whites: Nursing Identity in Filipino American History,” has earned him grants and accolades from Virginia Humanities, Philippine Nurses Association of America, Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry and Barbara Bates Center for the Studying of the History of Nursing.
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Capucao will use the Fulbright grant to travel to the Philippines during the 2022-23 academic year to continue his investigations into Filipino nurses’ histories, conduct interviews, collect oral histories, and dive into historical archives.
Capucao works as a nurse in Richmond, Virginia and is the editor of the nursing and medical history blog Nursing Clio.