A nonverbal motivational speaker and her mother, an advocate for family involvement in health care, will present the January 2019 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, Jan. 14, noon-1 p.m. in VUSN’s Nursing Annex room 161. “From Try to Triumph: The Journey of a Nonverbal Young Adult” given by Holly Forlenza and Eileen Forlenza is…
As part of the relaunch of its Nursing Informatics and Nursing and Health Care Leadership specialty programs, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will award 10 percent scholarships to all incoming fall 2019 students in those two programs for the first year. Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recently redesigned two of its Master of Science in…
Looking for events and activities relating to diversity and inclusion? Check December 2018’s Diversity in Action for VUSN, Vanderbilt and local cultural events, along with listings of nursing conferences with a diversity and inclusion emphasis. More
Recent School of Nursing honors and recognitions
Faculty and students in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have recently been recognized for these career, research, scholarship and leadership accomplishments. The National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence named Assistant Professor Jennifer Kim, DNP, MSN’97, GNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, a distinguished educator in gerontological nursing. She received the award at the NHCGNE Leadership Conference…
Looking for events and activities relating to diversity and inclusion? Check November 2018’s Diversity in Action for VUSN, Vanderbilt and local cultural events, along with listings of nursing conferences with a diversity and inclusion emphasis. More
Former Dean Colleen Conway-Welch has died
Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., C.N.M., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.N.M., who during her 29 years as dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing transformed nursing education at Vanderbilt and nationally, died Oct. 12 following a courageous battle with cancer. “Colleen Conway-Welch was a prescient leader at Vanderbilt who had a tremendous positive impact on our university and on…
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Laurel Cassidy, PhD, CNS, MDiv, RN - Mental Health Provider for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) speaks about global health and nursing. he Rev. D...
From Try to Triumph: The Journey of a Nonverbal Young Adult Holly Forlenza and Eileen Forlenza Holly Forlenza is unable to speak and was diagnosed wi...