News Around the School Category

School of Nursing designated Center of Excellence (News Around the School)

November 5, 2019

The National League for Nursing has named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing an NLN Center of Excellence in recognition of its high standards of educational excellence and visionary leadership.

Phillippi to head Nurse-Midwifery specialty (News Around the School)

November 5, 2019

Julia Phillippi, PhD, MSN’99, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, has been named academic director of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Nurse-Midwifery program. She will also co-direct the Nurse-Midwifery/Family Nurse Practitioner dual-focus specialty.

Mariann Piano named to International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame (News Around the School)

November 5, 2019

Mariann R. Piano, PhD, FAAN, FAHA, Senior Associate Dean for Research at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, was inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame by Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).

Graduates inspire optimism about health care’s future (News Around the School)

November 5, 2019

The School of Nursing presented degrees to more than 400 graduates during Commencement and investiture ceremonies on May 10. The class included 348 MSN and 56 DNP graduates. An additional five PhD in Nursing Science graduates were honored in separate Vanderbilt Graduate School ceremonies.

Atrium dedicated to former dean Colleen Conway-Welch (News Around the School)

November 5, 2019

The atrium in the new $23.6 million Vanderbilt University School of Nursing building has been named after former dean Colleen Conway-Welch, PhD, FAAN, FACNM, who served as dean for 29 years and is credited with transforming nursing education at Vanderbilt and nationally.

VUSN receives federal grants to increase and equip FNPs in rural, underserved areas (News Around the School)

November 5, 2019

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing received two awards totaling more than $5 million from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase the number of nurse practitioners working in rural and underserved communities where there aren’t enough primary care providers.