News Around the School Category

School leader appointed to head university’s health priorities

December 1, 2021

Pam Jones, BSN’81, MSN’92, DNP’13, FAAN, has been appointed associate vice chancellor for health and wellness at Vanderbilt University. In her new role, Jones will oversee all aspects of the university’s strategic health and wellness priorities, including the evolving response to the COVID-19 pandemic and collaborative health and wellness efforts with Vanderbilt University Medical Center….

News Around the School: U.S. News & World Report rankings keep VUSN among nation’s best

July 19, 2021

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing was again named a top-10 graduate nursing school, as ranked in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School survey released in March. The Master of Science in Nursing advanced to be the nation’s No. 8 program, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program ranked No. 6. Additionally,…

News Around the School: Pamela Jeffries Named Dean of School of Nursing

July 19, 2021

Pamela R. Jeffries, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH, an internationally recognized leader and innovator in nursing and health care education, will become dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, effective July 1. Jeffries, professor and dean of the George Washington University School of Nursing in Washington, D.C., succeeds Linda Norman, who will step down…

News Around the School: AAMN Again Names Vanderbilt a Best School for Men in Nursing

July 19, 2021

For the third consecutive year, the American Association of Men in Nursing has named the School of Nursing an AAMN Best Nursing School/College for Men in Nursing. The honor recognizes a nursing school for significant efforts in recruiting and retaining men in the nursing profession. In order to be considered for the honor, nursing schools…

News Around the School: Barroso receives Vanderbilt’s Julia Eleanor Blair Chenault Endowed Chair of Nursing

July 19, 2021

Professor Julie Barroso, PhD, RN, ANP, FNAP, FAAN, has been named to the Julia Eleanor Blair Chenault Endowed Chair of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Barroso, who joined VUSN in 2020, is a distinguished nurse scientist whose research focuses on people living with HIV and long-term survivorship. “Julie Barroso’s life work is helping…

News Around the School: VUSN earns national HEED award for diversity

July 19, 2021

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The award recognizes schools and universities in health care education that demonstrate outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. “This is a wonderful recognition, and one that honors the hard work of many,”…