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Health care, research and Latino populations subject of May 11 guest lecture

Health care, research and Latino populations subject of May 11 guest lecture

Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano, DrPH, R.N., FAAN, dean of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, will deliver the spring 2017 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Thursday, May 11, at 2 p.m. in Godchaux Nursing Annex room 161.

Sheila Ridner named to International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Sheila Ridner named to International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Sheila H. Ridner, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, the Martha Rivers Ingram Professor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), will be honored by Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) with induction into its International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held July 29 during the 28th International Nursing Research Congress held…

NPT “Aging Matters” episode features VUSN dean

Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., FAAN, dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, talks about the aging health care workforce during a new episode of Nashville Public Television’s Aging Matters on Thursday, April 27, at 8 p.m. NPT also shot footage of students in VUSN’s ASN to MSN PreSpecialty program for the show. In the…

The U.S. Surgeon General is a nurse!

Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams has just been named U.S. Surgeon General She is a perfect choice–and a friend of VUSN. We were fortunate to have her speak here in January. Congratulations, Surgeon General Trent-Adams. Read more

National diversity expert speaks May 3 on going beyond rhetoric of equity and opportunity

G. Rumay Alexander, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s interim chief diversity officer, will present a talk Wednesday, May 3, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Godchaux Nursing Annex, Room 161, in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Lunch will be provided but requires an RSVP. Alexander, who is also professor and director of the Office of Inclusive Excellence at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing, will speak on “Equity of Opportunity: Beyond the Rhetoric.”

Jana Lauderdale receives university leadership award

Jana Lauderdale, assistant dean for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in the School of Nursing, received the second Joseph A. Johnson, Jr. Distinguished Leadership Professor Award ever given by Vanderbilt University The honor recognizes faculty leadership in equity, diversity and inclusion in academic endeavors and was presented during Vanderbilts spring faculty assembly. “I am so very honored,” Lauderdale said after receiving the award. “When you aren’t expecting something and it happens–it makes you all the more appreciative and grateful.”

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