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Carolyn Bess

BSN 1969, MSN 1971 - Distinguished Alumna and Faculty



Recognized for her teaching in the B.S.N. and M.S.N. programs at Vanderbilt School of Nursing for more than 37 years and designing one of the first distance R.N. to M.S.N. programs in the U.S. Her leadership in curriculum development and evaluation was evident during major curriculum revisions and accreditation visits. Mentorship for registered nurse students is a hallmark of her career at Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

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