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Genomics course for doctoral nursing faculty seeks participants

June 6, 2023

Nursing faculty interested in learning how to incorporate genomic content into their curricula, practice and scholarship are invited to apply for the Translation and Integration of Genomics is Essential to Doctoral NuRsing (TIGER) program.   TIGER, a two-part program which begins in January 2024, is led by Principal Investigator Laurie Connors, PhD(c), DNP, FAANP, FAAN, professor of…

VUSN Research Spotlight: Emma Clark

June 1, 2023

Emma V. Clark, PhD (c), is a third-year PhD candidate at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Her research stems from her interest in how regulation of midwives (e.g., licensure, oversight of training curricula, development and enforcement of scopes of work, and requirements for ongoing practice) affect how many midwives are working in a country, the…

School of Nursing celebrates successful academic year, gives out 17 awards

May 25, 2023

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing held its 2023 Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony Tuesday, May 9, to celebrate the hard work and dedication that keeps VUSN’s programs excellent and highly ranked among peer institutions. After careful consideration of more than 81 faculty and 54 staff award nominations, the award committees selected 11 faculty, five…

Steed chosen to direct Family Nurse Practitioner program

May 25, 2023

Assistant Professor Julia Steed, PhD’18, MSN’10, will become academic director of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Program, effective Aug. 1, 2023. She replaces Professor Courtney Pitts, DNP, FAANP, who led the top-ranked specialty for the past seven years. “We’re pleased to have Julia serve as our next FNP director. Her expertise…

Kennedy named Association of Women’s Health and Obstetrics Neonatal Nurses fellow

May 24, 2023

School of Nursing Professor and Associate Dean for Academic and Curriculum Affairs Betsy Kennedy, BSN’89, MSN’93, PhD, ANEF, has been named as an Association of Women’s Health and Obstetrics Neonatal Nurses fellow. She is one of 33 in the first group of fellows who will be inducted at the June 2023 AWHONN Annual Convention. “For me, in this…

School of Nursing graduates 433 in Investiture ceremony

May 15, 2023

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing celebrated graduating students and their entry into the nursing profession with a pinning ceremony and reception Thursday night, followed by Commencement and Investiture Friday. Students completing their programs in August and December 2022 and May 2023 were honored. 

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