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Nursing graduates ready to begin health care journeys

Nursing graduates ready to begin health care journeys

“There is no better time than now to be a nurse. You are in a profession that is highly respected, challenging, fulfilling and innovating.” That’s part of what School of Nursing Dean and Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing Linda Norman, DSN, FAAN, told new graduates during Investiture ceremonies last week. “We look forward to what comes next in your professional journey.”

VUSN 2017 Founder’s Medalist Beverly Padgett honored

VUSN 2017 Founder’s Medalist Beverly Padgett honored

Beverly Michelle “Shelly” Padgett was honored as the School of Nursing’s 2017 Founder’s Medalist during ceremonies held in Memorial Gym during Commencement May 12. Padgett received her Master of Science in Nursing in Health Care Leadership.

2017 School of Nursing awards recognize faculty, staff and VUSM’s Bernard

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) presented its annual awards to faculty, staff and a friend of the school during its spring assembly on May 18. VUSN Dean Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., FAAN, the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, presented Gordon Bernard, M.D., executive vice president for Research and senior associate dean for…

School of Nursing recognizes new nurse practitioners and DNPs in pinning ceremony

Family and friends packed Wightman Chapel in the Scarritt Bennett Center for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing pinning ceremonies on Thursday, May 11. More than 300 people were on hand as new Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post-master’s Certificate graduates received VUSN nursing pins and pin guards. VUSN Dean and…

Alumni of famed Student Health Coalition hold panel discussion May 19

Vanderbilt alumni who helped start the paradigm-changing Appalachian Student Health Coalition will present a panel discussion on campus from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, May 19, in the Heard Library Community Room. The coalition was founded by Vanderbilt medical, law, nursing and undergraduate students in 1970 to reach out to medically underserved communities in upper…

Vanderbilt honors Bonnie Pilon and Ken Wallston as Faculty Emeriti

Bonita “Bonnie” Pilon, Ph.D., NEA-BC, FAAN, and Kenneth A. Wallston, Ph.D., were recognized as faculty emeriti during Vanderbilt University’s Commencement ceremonies Friday, May 12. The two faculty members were among 32 retiring Vanderbilt professors honored for their years of service and scholarship. Pilon, who joined Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in 1989, was named professor…

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