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VUSN FNP Alumna, Yasmin Nuru, Provides Care for the Virginia Area

April 17, 2019

VUSN MSN FNP Alumna, Yasmin Nuru, is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner currently practicing with Sentara Family & Internal Medicine Physicians, where she holds expertise in family practice.She remains a professional member of the Sigma Theta Tau and the American Academy of Nursing. Photo: Sentara Medical Group

VUSN MSN Alum, April Dunlevy, provides care for the Alaska area

April 16, 2019

VUSN MSN 2008 Alumna, April Dunlevy, joined the Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute utilizing her experience with expertise in cardiology and trauma. The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute is Alaska’s leading provider of cardiovascular care. She remains a professional member of Sigma Theta Tau, Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the American College of Cardiology. Photo: Alaska…

VUSN MSN Alumna, Lauren Barlew, joins Women’s Surgery and Aesthetics (TN)

April 14, 2019

VUSN MSN Alumna, Lauren Barlew, a dual-board-certified Nurse Practitioner in both Women’s Health and Adult Primary Care, has joined Women’s Surgery and Aesthetics Center (Chattanooga, TN) as a second nurse practitioner to its practice. She earned a MSN in 2012 and has spent the past six years as a nurse practitioner in primary care in…

Special-needs siblings inspire MSN student’s career in care

April 12, 2019

It was at Vanderbilt that Alexandra Vierling found her passion for nursing. But the idea of working at the intersection of health care and education was a seed planted long ago. Vierling’s two younger brothers both have special needs; Brendan, 18, has autism and Kevin, 16, has Down syndrome. Her brothers had a profound impact…

VUSN Assistant Professor, Alvin Jeffery, recipient of the AACN’s 2019 Circle of Excellence Award

April 11, 2019

VUSN Assistant Professor of Nursing & Biomedical Informatics, Alvin D. JefferyAlvin D. Jeffery, PhD, RN-BC, CCRN-K, FNP-BC, was one of 14 nurses named as recipients of the prestigious AACN Circle of Excellence Award. Criteria used to evaluate Circle of Excellence award candidates include relentless promotion of patient-driven excellence; communication skills; true collaboration; effective decision making;…

VUSN MSN Alumna, Tammy French Graham, to deliver educational speech at high school

April 1, 2019

Tammy French Graham, a neonatal nurse practitioner at Covenant Healthcare’s Regional Intensive Care Unit in Saginaw, will return to her hometown, Beaverton High School (MI), April 5th to share her experiences and remind students that coming from a small town doesn’t hinder one from thinking big. Graham earned her master’s in neonatal nursing practitioner from…