Compassionate care inspires student to pursue pediatric nursing career

July 5, 2023

Growing up, Anana Upton, BS’21, spent endless hours in hospitals as her younger brother underwent care. That experience spurred a passionate drive in her to elevate the quality of health care available to underserved communities while also educating people about their medical choices and affording them the dignity they deserve. The Chicago native and Peabody…

Opportunity, Development and Growth

July 5, 2023

Postdoctoral program launches new nurse scientists into research and faculty careers Vanderbilt School of Nursing takes its mission of producing nurse scientists seriously. Every two years or so, promising new PhD nurse scientists are welcomed into the School of Nursing’s postdoctoral research program, where they work with faculty mentors to fine-tune research skills, hone grant-writing abilities,…

Making an Impact

July 3, 2023

At Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), we are committed to the generation and dissemination of knowledge; to using science and evidence in advancing nursing science, improving the health of individuals, families and communities, and finding solutions for effective health care delivery; to making an impact on education, nursing and health care across the U.S. and beyond. The following represent select accomplishments by VUSN nurse scientists, educators and leaders in the academic and scientific arenas from the past year.

Funded Grants and Contracts

July 1, 2023

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty receive funding from federal, national and local sources. Funding includes research awards, teaching and workforce grants and local clinical-community partnership funds.

Selected Works and Accomplishments 2021

July 1, 2023

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty are recognized for discovery, scholarship and leadership in the nursing profession and higher education. Here is an abridged list of their work, followed by a sampling of student accomplishments. (This information is reported by most recent full calendar year.)

Welcome New Faculty

July 1, 2023

Kelly Anne Davis, MSN’10, PhD’21, RN, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC Assistant Professor Davis is a pediatric nurse practitioner with more than 15 years of experience in pediatric critical care, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, surgery, trauma, hematology and oncology. She has practiced at Levine Children’s Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center and at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at VUMC….