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Six School of Nursing faculty selected as Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

Six School of Nursing faculty selected as Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

Six early career Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty members have been named to the Center for Teaching Junior Faculty Fellows program at Vanderbilt University. Instructors Misty Evans, MSN’11; Clint Leonard, MSN’14; Jennifer Ridgway, DNP’17, MSN’14; LeTizia Smith, MSN’07; and Kim Steanson, DNP, MSN’98; and lecturer Brittany Hollibaugh, DNP, MSN’14, were selected for the 2019-2020…

School of Nursing receives $5 million in HRSA grants to increase nurse practitioners in rural, underserved areas

School of Nursing receives $5 million in HRSA grants to increase nurse practitioners in rural, underserved areas

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received two awards totaling more than $5 million from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase the number of nurse practitioners (NP) working in rural and underserved communities where there aren’t enough primary care providers. In response to the growing need for mental health services, both…

VUSN faculty and alumni honored as fellows by AAN, AANP and ACNM

Twelve faculty and alumni of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have been named fellows by the American Academy of Nursing (AAN), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). Faculty members Pam Orebaugh Jones, DNP’13, MSN’92, BSN’81; April Kapu, DNP’13, MSN’05; and Jennifer Ezell Wilbeck, DNP, PMC’06, MSN’99; and alumni Kuei-Ru…

School of Nursing pinning ceremonies celebrate achievement and entry into profession

Excellence and accomplishment were the focus of pinning and recognition ceremonies held by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing on Sunday, Aug. 4. The school recognized the successful completion of programs by 373 Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Post-Master’s Certificate (PMC) students. The MSN graduates were awarded the VUSN school…

VUSN designated NLN Center of Excellence

The National League for Nursing has named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing an NLN Center of Excellence in recognition of its high standards of educational excellence and visionary leadership. The NLN is the nation’s foremost organization for nursing faculty and leaders in nursing education. Designation as a COE signifies that a nursing school has achieved…

Professor Emerita Joyce Laben has died

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Professor Emerita Joyce Laben has died. A celebration of her life was celebrated on Wednesay, July 10, at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens Funeral Home, 9090 TN-100, Nashville, TN 37221.

Read her obituary in The Tennessean.

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