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Vanderbilt nurses honored by Middle Tennessee March of Dimes

Vanderbilt nurses honored by Middle Tennessee March of Dimes

A student, faculty members and alumni of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing were among the nurses honored at the March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards, held on Dec. 12 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. The event, in its seventh year, recognizes nurses who embody leadership, compassion and excellence in patient care…

VUSN and VUSM present MLK Day lecture Jan. 16

VUSN and VUSM present MLK Day lecture Jan. 16

David Gordon, dean of the University of Akron College of Health Professions, will speak from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, in conjunction with the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series at Vanderbilt. He will speak in Light Hall, Room 208 and lunch will be provided for the first 100 attendees.

School of Nursing holds December pinning and awards

Family and friends of 17 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students gathered in Benton Chapel Dec. 9, 2016 for pinning ceremonies. Among those receiving the nursing pin were two Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners (AGPCNP) and nine Nurse-Midwifery Nurse Practitioners (NMW). In addition, six Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduates received pin guards signifying…

VUSN ranked 4th in awarding graduate degrees to Native Americans

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has ranked the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing No. 4 in the United States for the number of graduate degrees awarded to Native Americans.

Mavis Schorn named IPE Faculty Director for Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance

Senior Associate Dean for Academics Mavis Schorn, CNM, PhD, FACNM, was recently named Interprofessional Education and Inter-Institutional Collaborative Learning (IPE) Faculty Director for the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance.

VUSN professor receives American Cancer Society grant to study self-care for cancer survivors

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) Assistant Professor Jie Deng, Ph.D., R.N., OCN, FAAN, has been awarded a $789,000 research scholar grant by the American Cancer Society to develop and test a self-care program for head and neck cancer survivors diagnosed with secondary lymphedema and fibrosis (LEF). LEF causes swelling and the development of hard…



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