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VUSN professor receives American Cancer Society grant to study self-care for cancer survivors

VUSN professor receives American Cancer Society grant to study self-care for cancer survivors

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) Assistant Professor Jie Deng, Ph.D., R.N., OCN, FAAN, has been awarded a $789,000 research scholar grant by the American Cancer Society to develop and test a self-care program for head and neck cancer survivors diagnosed with secondary lymphedema and fibrosis (LEF). LEF causes swelling and the development of hard…

Health fair yields experience for students and savings for older adults

Health fair yields experience for students and savings for older adults

If VUSN students didn’t know how big a difference nurses can make in people’s lives, they do now. Their participation in a health fair at the Margaret Maddox Family YMCA in East Nashville went beyond the traditional health assessment. These students developed Medicare plan comparisons for 32 seniors that could result in potential savings of $75,923.85…

Health fair yields experience for students and savings for older adults

If VUSN students didn’t know how big a difference nurses can make in people’s lives, they do now. Their participation in a health fair at the Margaret Maddox Family YMCA in East Nashville went beyond the traditional health assessment. These students developed Medicare plan comparisons for 32 seniors that could result in potential savings of $75,923.85…

School of Nursing celebrates 2016 Alumni Award recipients

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing presented three outstanding alumni and a legendary Vanderbilt professor with VUSN alumni awards as part of Reunion 2016. Britney Broyhill, MSN ’08, DNP ’13, BA ’06; Cynthia Cameron, MSN ’10, BS ’03; Sally Yeagley, BSN ’66, MSN ’86; and Vereen Bell, professor of English, emeritus, accepted the awards in…

Nursing student leads Hult Prize @ Vanderbilt competition

After making it to the regional finals in the 2016 international Hult Prize competition, VUSN student Kelsey Moore is directing this year’s campus event. Billed as the “Nobel Prize for students,” the Hult Prize awards $1 million for the best business plan to help solve issues facing millions of people around the globe.

Minnick and Leming-Lee receive student-nominated awards

School of Nursing faculty Ann F. Minnick, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, and Treasa “Susie” Leming-Lee, DNP, MSN, CPHQ, recently were honored with the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Dean Colleen Conway-Welch awards. The awards recognize faculty members in the Ph.D. and DNP programs for significant contributions to student learning in their courses and/or by encouraging students…

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