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School of Nursing Dean Emerita Named Living Legend

School of Nursing Dean Emerita Named Living Legend

Colleen Conway-Welch, Dean Emerita of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, has been named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing, one of nursing’s most distinguished and prestigious professional organizations. In making the announcement, the academy noted Conway-Welch’s “direct and profound contributions to the nursing profession, health education and public policy through her research,…

VUSN named among the Best Graduate Schools

VUSN named among the Best Graduate Schools

Once again Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has been named among the “Best Graduate Schools” in the country by U.S. News and World Report magazine. We are delighted to report that the School of Nursing Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program is ranked No. 10 for the 2017 year. This is the first time that US…

Vanderbilt School of Nursing Reunion: October 20–22

If you haven’t already, mark your calendars and plan to join us for a wonderful weekend of reconnecting with friends and colleagues and see what’s been happening at your alma mater! Reunion weekend is October 20-22 and we need you to make the weekend a success. Each VUSN class ending in 1 or 6 is…

YWCA Names 2016 Academy for Women of Achievement Honorees

Marilyn Dubree, executive chief nursing officer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and senior associate dean for clinical practice at VUSN along with seven inspiring Nashville women have been selected as inductees into the 2016 Academy for Women of Achievement. They will be honored at the 25th annual Academy for Women of Achievement celebration and induction…

Search committee for VUSN Senior Associate Dean for Research announced

Barbara A. Given, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, the Visiting Ingram Professor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) and university distinguished professor at the Michigan State University College of Nursing, will lead the search committee for the next senior associate dean for research for VUSN. The trans-institutional search committee will work with executive search…

Emerging nurse leaders receive inspiration and encouragement during seminar

Susan Cooper, MSN, R.N., FAAN, senior vice president for ambulatory services and chief integration officer for Regional One Health in Memphis, engages seminar participants during her keynote June 8. The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing joined with the Tennessee Action Coalition to host an Emerging Nurse Leader seminar, “Nurses Leading Change Towards a Culture of…



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