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Four faculty to be inducted as American Academy of Nursing fellows

Four faculty to be inducted as American Academy of Nursing fellows

The American Academy of Nursing has selected four School of Nursing faculty for its 2022 cohort of fellows. The four, Kelly Aldrich, DNP, FHIMSS; Laurie Connors, PhD(c), DNP,  FAANP; Marilyn Dubree, MSN’76; and Brenda Kulhanek, PhD, will be inducted into the academy during its annual health policy conference in October. Six VUSN alumni will also…

Leadership program for diverse new nurse leaders and faculty launched

Leadership program for diverse new nurse leaders and faculty launched

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is creating a new leadership development program for nurses new in health care leadership and academic positions who are from groups historically underrepresented in nursing and/or those who support them. The Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders will be held in Nashville November 14-18. Applications for the inaugural class of…

Nursing faculty honored as fellows

Nine VUSN faculty have been announced as fellows in several prestigious nursing and health care organizations, honoring their hard work and contributions to their professions. The Society of Critical Care Medicine elected Associate Professor Brian Widmar, PhD’12, FAANP, FCCM, as a fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, and named Professor and Independence…

TIGER program seeks doctoral nurses for genomics education program

The Translation and Integration of Genomics is Essential to Doctoral NuRsing (TIGER) program is accepting applications until September 1, 2022. The two-part program, which begins in January 2023, is led by Principal Investigator Laurie Connors, PhD(c), DNP, FAANP, professor of nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. This is the second year of the program,…

Community Kitchen teaches seniors healthy cooking skills

Dishes clink and the delicious smell of stir fry fills the air as a small group of nursing students laugh and talk with residents at an Urban Housing Solutions community center. Vanderbilt University School of Nursing students are there to demonstrate food preparation techniques and healthy recipes for local senior citizens, as part of an Enhancement of Community and Population Health course series.

Kleinpell receives AANP Legacy and Culpepper awards

Vanderbilt Independence Foundation Professor of Education and Associate Dean for Clinical Scholarship Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, FAAN, FAANP, MCCM, received a 2022 Fellow of American Association of Nurse Practitioners’ Legacy Award at the 2022 American Association of Nurse Practitioner annual conference in June and the 2022 Rebecca Clark Culpepper Education and Mentorship Award, given jointly by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in May.

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