Faculty Fellows and Honors

In recognition of their scholarship, achievements, discoveries, leadership and dedication to the future of nursing, these Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty have been named fellows or otherwise distinguished by these prestigious professional organizations.

Academy of Nurse Educators (ANEF)

Pam Jeffries , PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH

American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)

Terrah L. Akard, PhD, RN, CPNP, FAAN
Susan M. Adams, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP
Julie Barroso, PhD, RN, ANP, FAAN, FNAP
Karen C. D'Apolito, PhD, NNP-BC, FAAN
Sarah F. Fogel, PhD, RN, FAAN
Mary Jo S. Gilmer, PhD, MBA, PNP-BC, FAAN
Pam Jeffries , PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH
Pam Orebaugh Jones, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
April Kapu, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM
Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM
Mary I. Lambert, DNP, RN, FAAN
Jana L. Lauderdale, PhD, RN, FAAN
Melanie Lutenbacher, PhD, APRN, FAAN
Cathy Maxwell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Ann M. Minnick, PhD, RN, FAAN
Elizabeth R. Moore, PhD, RN, IBCLC, FAAN
Linda D. Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN
Julia Phillippi, PhD, CNM, FAAN, FACNM
Mariann R. Piano, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA
Bonita A. Pilon, PhD, NE-A, FAAN
Sheila H. Ridner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Mavis Schorn, PhD, APRN, CNM, CNE, FACNM, FAAN, FNAP
Patricia P. Sengstack, DNP, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FAAN
Elizabeth E. Weiner, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, FACMI
Jennifer L. Wilbeck, DNP, APRN, ACNP, FNP, CEN, FAAN, FAANP

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP)

Susan M. Adams, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP
Terri L. Allison, DNP, ACNP-BC; FAANP
Laurie Connors, DNP FAANP
Karen Hande, DNP, FAANP
April Kapu , PhD, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM
Jennifer Kim, DNP, GNP-BC, GS-C, FAANP, FNAP
Joan E. King, PhD, RN, ANP-C, ACNP-C, FAANP
Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM
Courtney Pitts, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC, FAANP
Clare J. Thomson-Smith, DNP, RN, JD, FAANP
Dawn M. Vanderhoef, PhD, PMHNP/CNS - BC, FAANP
Brian Widmar, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAANP
Jennifer L. Wilbeck, DNP, APRN, ACNP, FNP, CEN, FAANP 

American College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM)

Leanne Boehm, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FCCM
April Kapu, PhD, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM
Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM, FNAP 

American College of Medical Informatics (FACMI)

Elizabeth E. Weiner, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, FACMI 

American College of Nurse-Midwives (FACNM)

Melissa Davis , DNP, CNM, FACNM
Stephanie DeVane-Johnson, PhD, CNM, FACNM
Diana Dowdy
, DNP, CNM, FACNM
Tonia L. Moore-Davis, MSN, CNM, FACNM
Jeremy L. Neal, PhD, CNM, FACNM
Julia C. Phillippi, PhD, CNM, APN, FACNM
Mavis N. Schorn, PhD, APRN, CNM, CNE, FACNM, FAAN, FNAP
Margaret C. Taylor, DNP, CNM, FACNM
Joanne S. Tennyson, MSN, CNM, FACNM 

American Heart Association (FAHA)

Mariann R. Piano, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA 

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND)

Jamie L. Pope, MS, RD, LDN, FAND 

National Academy of Practice (FNAP)

Linda M. Beuscher, PhD, GNP-BC, FNAP
Julie Barroso, PhD, FAAN, FNAP
Jennifer Kim, DNP, GNP-BC, FNAP
Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM, FNAP
Abby Parish, DNP, ANP-BC, FNAP
Carrie Plummer, PhD, ANP-BC, FNAP
Mavis Schorn, PhD, APRN, CNM, CNE, FACNM, FAAN, FNAP 

Society for Simulation in Healthcare Academy

Pam Jeffries , PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH

STTI International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Mary Jo Gilmer, PhD, MBA, PNP-BC, FAAN
Pam Jeffries , PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH
Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM
Ann M. Minnick, PhD, RN, FAAN
Mariann R. Piano, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA
Sheila H. Ridner, PhD, RN, FAAN

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Executive Fellow

Debbie Arnow, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Pam Jeffries , PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH