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Mariann Piano joins School of Nursing in top research role

Mariann Piano joins School of Nursing in top research role

Mariann R. Piano, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, FAHA, a distinguished researcher in cardiovascular disease and expert on the effects of binge drinking and young adults, has been named senior associate dean for research at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN). Piano will lead the School of Nursing’s research program, charged with supporting faculty scholarly endeavors, expanding…

Kleinpell named VUSN Assistant Dean for Clinical Scholarship

Kleinpell named VUSN Assistant Dean for Clinical Scholarship

Ruth M. Kleinpell, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, FAANP, FCCM, an internationally recognized nurse researcher, scholar and educator, has joined Vanderbilt University School of Nursing as assistant dean for Clinical Scholarship and professor of Nursing. Kleinpell comes to Vanderbilt from Rush University, where she had been director of the Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship at Rush…

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…

Daughter follows mother into nursing through VUMC Nursing Explorer program

VUMC’s Nursing Explorer program has been helping students learn about nursing for 20 years. High school student Reed Sparta is a current Explorer member; she was inspired by her mom Elizabeth Sparta, BSN ’84, R.N., a Vanderbilt School of Nursing alumna who works in VUMC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

APRN Emergency Medicine Fellowship created

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is starting an Advanced Practice Emergency Medicine Fellowship, one of the first programs in the country exclusively for nurse practitioners specializing in emergency care. The first recipient is Danica Ninkovic, who earned her Emergency Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s certificate from VUSN in 2015 and will graduate with her Vanderbilt DNP next year.

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