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In 2014 Nicole Dutcher delivered her first child using natural childbirth. She was passionate about trying it again with her second pregnancy. But one thing stood in the way — her memory.

Using the internet for good

Using the internet for good

Even before she began working directly with children with life-threatening conditions, Terrah Foster Akard, MSN ‘01, PhD ‘08, was moved by their stories. In one, a 7-year-old boy stuffed pictures and notes into egg-shaped hosiery containers and hid them around his house like Easter eggs. His family found them after he died. In another, a…

Colleen Conway-Welch named to national Health Care Hall of Fame

Dean Emerita Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., R.N., CNM, FAAN, FACNM, will be inducted into the Modern Healthcare Health Care Hall of Fame on March 26 in recognition of her transformational impact and contributions to health care and the education of health care providers. The honor is given by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and…

Barut named Chief Nursing Officer of Psychiatric Hospital, VBH

Jennifer Barut, MSN, R.N., has been named chief nursing officer for Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH) and Vanderbilt Behavioral Health (VBH). Barut was selected after a nationwide search. In addition to her VPH and VBH leadership role, Barut is earning her Ph.D. here at VUSN.

Dean selected as national ambassador for nursing research advocacy

Linda D. Norman, DSN, R.N., FAAN, dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, has been named ambassador for the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR), an independent nonprofit organization that advocates for nursing science and its role in promoting the health and wellbeing of…

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.

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