Class of 1960

Every VUSN graduate has exciting things happening in her or his life, both professionally and personally. Class Notes – printed twice a year in the Vanderbilt Nurse Magazine and available online on this page – is an opportunity for you to not only learn what other alumni are doing but also share news about your life. We would love to hear what you've been up to! Please contact us with any updates, or call 615-322-4836. And, when posting on social media please tag us! #VUSN

Look below for news from your classmates as of June 30, 2022; items received since Jan. 1 are shown in red font.


Erika Schulze Gerth, BSN'60, was featured in HER Magazine in July 2019, for her volunteer work in the outpatient surgery waiting room at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri. 

Phoebe Giffen Hood, BSN'60, is a family nurse practitioner at Consults in Wellness in Wilmington, North Carolina. She owns the Bed and Breakfast at Mallard Bay in Hampstead, N.C. (2020). 

Nancy Ice, BSN'60 , of Atlanta, passed away January 15, 2020. 

Cynthia Hastings LaBonne, BSN'60, MA'68, exhibited her artwork at the Harpeth Hall Alumnae Art Exhibit in Nashville in February 2020. 

Joanne McBride Rawson, BSN'60 , of Davidson, North Carolina, passed away July 29, 2020.

Kay Crawford Russell, BSN'60 , of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away March 7, 2022.

Gail Kuhn Weissman, BSN'60, is retired in Bondville, Vermont, from a career as nurse executive, administrator and consultant (2020).