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Laurence E. Lancaster

MSN 1971 - Distinguished Alumna and Faculty



Recognized as being a national and international nephrology specialist. He has served as clinical specialist in nephrology at Vanderbilt Medical Center and chair of the Department of Adult Health. For the past 18 years, he has taught the advanced physiology/pathophysiology course for acute care nurse practitioners. For the past ten years, he has also had a faculty appointment with Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia. In his role as editor of four editions of the “Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing,” he has disseminated the knowledge base for nephrology nurses at the national level. He is the author and editor of textbooks on nephrology nursing that are used internationally.

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