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Dean’s Message

March 25, 2010

“When I came as Dean in 1984, we were celebrating our 75th year. Little did I realize that I would lead the School into our 101st year! Our Centennial year gave us a wonderful opportunity to look at where we’ve been and where we are headed as a School of Nursing and as nurse professionals,…

The Measure of Life

March 25, 2010

After her son Christopher was born, Tracey Stamper could recite all the numbers: Jan. 12, 2010; 5:27 p.m., 7 pounds, 14 ounces; 19 ¼ inches. But to her, the most important number was his gestational age.  Her healthy baby boy defied the odds and was born at 39 weeks, nearly full-term. Stamper is just one…

Healthier babies, mothers goal of texting program

March 19, 2010

Patients of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing nurse-midwifery practice have a new way to keep themselves and their babies healthy: text messaging. The practice is the first in Tennessee to participate in the Department of Health and Human Services “text4baby” campaign, the first free health education program in the nation to use mobile phones.

Gallery – Graduation

March 10, 2010

Keck named to new VUSN leadership role

February 19, 2010

Becky Keck, M.S.N., R.N., has been named to the newly created role of senior associate dean for Administration and Operations, and chief administrative officer at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. “Becky is a talented administrator, teacher and nurse who brings with her a long track record of successes,” said Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., dean of VUSN….

Medical informatics group elects VUSN’s Weiner

January 22, 2010

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Betsy Weiner, Ph.D., R.N., was recently inducted into the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI), a college of elected fellows from across the world who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics.