Johnson, Gooch recognized as distinguished fellows

June 27, 2024

Two Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty members were recently honored for their contributions to nursing with fellow designations. Professor Rolanda Johnson, PhD’98, MSN, RN, FAAN, was selected for the inaugural class of fellows for the Academy of Diversity Leaders in Nursing. Established by the National Black Nurses Association, this new academy recognizes outstanding diverse…

Shaunna Parker named Women’s Health/Gender-Related Specialty director

June 13, 2024

Shaunna Parker, MSN’11, WHNP-BC, will become director for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Women’s Health/Gender-Related NP Specialty program, effective July 1, 2024. Parker is a board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, with interests in providing women’s health services and patient education to adolescent and young adult populations. She also works to promote health seeking behaviors…

Hart recognized at 2024 Spring Staff Assembly

May 31, 2024

Program Manager for the Ph.D. in Nursing Science Program Heidi Hart was awarded The Belonging and Inclusivity Excellence Award at the 2024 Spring Staff Assembly as Vanderbilt leadership honored the hard work and numerous accomplishments of the university’s employees. The Belonging and Inclusivity Excellence Award recognizes staff members who have exhibited an outstanding commitment to…

Stolldorf among 66 Vanderbilt faculty grants empowering student innovation through immersion

May 31, 2024

Associate Professor Deonni Stolldorf ‘s project, “Implementation Science in Healthcare Settings,” is part of the Provost’s Faculty Grants for Culminating Projects in Immersion, designed to support faculty who provide students with transformative experiences across Vanderbilt.

Three VUSN faculty honored by ACNM

May 23, 2024

Three Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty members won awards at the American College of Nurse Midwives annual awards celebration earlier this month. Assistant Professor Hannah Diaz, MSN’09, FACNM, was named Preceptor of the Year. Professor and Family Care Community Chair Julia Phillippi, PhD, MSN’99, FACNM, FAAN, received the ACNM Media Award, and Assistant Professor…

VUSN recognizes faculty and staff at awards ceremony

May 22, 2024

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing held its 2024 Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony Thursday, May 16, to celebrate the hard work and dedication that keeps VUSN’s programs excellent and highly ranked among peer institutions. Faculty Awards Professor Julia Phillippi, PhD, MSN’99, received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service to Faculty and Students. Assistant Professor…