Class of 1982

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. 

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Denise Ann Daniel, BSN’82 , of Hendersonville, Tennessee, passed away January 19, 2021. 

Iris Grim, BSN’82 , of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, passed away January 30, 2019.  

Leslie Homra, BSN’82, is the vice president of clinical services for The Centre for Health Care Planning in Nashville (2015).

Donna Ray Iverson, BSN’82, and her sister, Lisa Ray Pascale, BSN’83, are on staff at Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, in the behavioral health unit (2015).  

Erin Byrne Rodgers, BSN’82, MSN’86, was recognized by Vanderbilt News in May 2020 for her innovative thinking that allowed VUSN students to continue simulation lab work in spite of COVID-19 challenges. She received the VUSN Dean’s Award for Faculty Achievement in Academic Endeavors in May 2018.  

Molly Walker, BSN’82, received the New Jersey March of Dimes 2014 Women’s Health Nurse of the Year Award