Latest News

VUSN Nurse-Midwives step up to save lives in two emergencies

VUSN Nurse-Midwives step up to save lives in two emergencies

The mother of the groom was choking at a wedding reception. A person needed CPR on a plane. Two Vanderbilt Faculty Nurse-Midwives stepped up and saved lives. Read about CNMs Grace Zimmerman and Alexandra Speros, MSN’19, in “VUMC Voice.”

Maternal health expert wins NIH grant to study disparity in births among Black and white women

Maternal health expert wins NIH grant to study disparity in births among Black and white women

Assistant Professor of Nursing Jeremy Neal, PhD, FACNM, has been awarded an R21 exploratory/development grant of more than $250,000 from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities to assess the differences in labor progress and care among Black and white women with low-risk pregnancies. The study will focus on the frequency of cesarean births among the two groups. It will be the first to describe obstetric care in this way at a high-volume, academic medical center, and its findings will inform how health care providers can improve standards of care to ultimately decrease the disparity in cesarean births.

2021 Founder’s Medalist has global reach

Rebecca Silvers has had a love for global travel and immersing herself in the diverse cultures of the world all her life. She began global health work on international medical missions in 2006, but her experiences in the aftermath of Haiti’s 2010 earthquake changed her path. One of the first responders with Project Hope on…

Dean urges Class of 2021 to work for health equity and autonomy

Under a tent at Recreation Field 1 on Vanderbilt’s East side, the Vanderbilt School of Nursing Class of 2021 reassembled for Investiture on May 15. The joyful celebration reflected a mix of tradition and variations necessitated by pandemic precautions, and marked the first time some participants had been on campus since COVID-19 hit in March…

Class of 2020 called “the hope of nursing” during Investiture celebration

After a 12-month wait, the Vanderbilt School of Nursing Class of 2020 celebrated—and was celebrated—in person during Investiture ceremonies held on campus May 2. The intimate ceremony for graduates, family and friends was both traditional and innovative as it accommodated COVID-19 safety protocols while still retaining appropriate pomp and circumstance. In her address to graduates,…

Vanderbilt Chancellor Diermeier recognizes VUSN faculty, staff and students on Nurses Day

Vanderbilt Chancellor Daniel Diermeier recorded a video message to the School of Nursing, sending good wishes to its students, faculty and staff on National Nurses Day, May 6, 2021, and thanking the school for its part in Vanderbilt University’s successful return to campus.

MORE NEWS >

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

Find Your Path To Get Started

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is preparing skilled, experienced advanced practice nurses who are increasing access to quality health care for people everywhere. Find your path below to get started:

RECENT VIDEOS

News from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

VUCast: Vanderbilt's online newscast

What It Takes to be a World Class Nursing School