The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $999,101 Title VIII grant from the Health and Human Services Administration (HRSA) to provide enhanced clinical services at the Clinic at Mercury Courts, a clinic founded and managed by VUSN faculty and Urban Housing Solutions to serve homeless, recently homeless and low-income patients. Professor of Nursing…
The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized four distinguished health care professionals with its annual Alumni Association awards Oct. 6, one a tireless advocate for nurses in the state of Tennessee and three who are dedicated to women’s health and practice in the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and School…
VUSN offers poverty simulation exercise as part of Nov. 10 conference
Attendees to the “Cultivating the Scholar-Activist” conference to be held on campus Friday, Nov. 10, will have the opportunity to experience the eye-opening Community Action Poverty Simulation facilitated by two School of Nursing faculty. Registration is still open.
VUSN-managed midwifery clinics add primary care for women
Two midwifery clinics operated by a partnership of Vanderbilt School of Nursing (VUSN) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have begun offering primary care for women, making them one-stop locations for women’s health services.
American Cancer Society funds VUSN researcher’s study of cancer survivors and sexuality
When and in what manner do patients with head and neck canceer want to discuss the impact the disease may have on their sexuality? That’s one of the questions Assistant Professor Bethany Rhoten, Ph.D., R.N., will investigate through a Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center-administered pilot program from the American Cancer Society.
School of Nursing researcher receives federal Career Development award
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Assistant Professor Deonni P. Stolldorf, Ph.D., has received a career development award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The $138,059 mentored award (K01-HS-025486-01) is renewable for three years. Stolldorf will use the K01 Research Scientist Development Award to investigate…
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