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Transgender expert Asa Radix to give May 7 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture

Transgender expert Asa Radix to give May 7 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture

Asa Radix, MD, MPH, FACP, an internationally recognized medical expert and researcher on the health needs of transgender and LGBTQ people, will give the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, May 7, noon-1 p.m., in VUSN’s Nursing Annex room 155. The lecture, “Transgender Health — 2018 Update,” is open to…

Natasha McClure announced as the new faculty head of house for North House in The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

Natasha McClure announced as the new faculty head of house for North House in The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

Natasha McClure is the first Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty member selected to head one of Vanderbilt’s residential colleges. The North House in The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons is one of Vanderbilt’s undergraduate residences dedicated to an expanded student living and learning experience. As faculty head of house, Natasha will reside in North House along…

Alumna Judy Lea reflects on a career and life helping others

After two years as an arts major, Judy Jackson Lea, BSN’69, set her sights on Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and never looked back. “By the second year I knew I loved maternal/child health with an interest in public health,” she said. Read more

Nursing professor’s video wins advertising’s ADDY awards, heads to nationals

A video created to recruit families for a research study run by Terrah Akard, PhD ‘08, MSN ‘01, RN, FAAN, associate professor in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), has advanced to the national American Advertising Awards (formerly the ADDYs) competition where it will compete for the advertising industry’s best Public Service Online Film/Video/Sound award. The…

Work with Doctors Without Borders inspires, impacts 2017 alumnus

Family Nurse Practitioner Saman Perera, MSN’17, fights health care inequality through Doctors Without Borders. Originally from Hendersonville, Tennessee, Perera recently moved to Knoxville after coming back from a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) two-month medical mission trip to Bentiu, South Sudan.

A Vanderbilt Love Story

A call in the night started a Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctor and a School of Nursing faculty member on a path to romance that’s still as strong nearly three decades later. “She was really sweet and 34 years later, she’s still just as sweet,” Bill says. “It was meant to be,” Genie adds. A Valentine’s story from VUMC Voice

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30Apr
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VUSN Diversity Day

VUSN Black Student Nurses organization and IOTA Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International present Diversity Day Celebrate diversity and learn about di...

02May
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Know Your Worth: Measuring APN Outcomes

Ruth KleinpellPhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM, Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing EducationAssistant Dean for Clinical Scholarship, Professor of...

07May
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VUSN Dean's Diversity Lecture: Transgender Medicine - 2018 Update

Asa Radix, MD, MPH, FACP Clinical Director of Transgender Health Senior Director, Research and Education Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, New Yo...

10May
4:00 p.m.

VUSN Pinning

The VUSN Pinning ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 10th. Reception to follow....

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