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Three faculty to head professional associations

November 27, 2021

Three of the nation’s professional nursing associations have elected Vanderbilt faculty to their highest offices.

National initiatives tap Vanderbilt faculty

November 27, 2021

Four Vanderbilt School of Nursing faculty have been appointed to leadership roles with national organizations, including the National Advisory Council for Nursing Education and Practice; Diversity Committee of the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty; American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Network.; National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing; and the American Nurse Association’s Innovation Advisory Committee.

VUSN receives NIH award to teach genomics education to nursing faculty and clinicians

November 26, 2021

Associate Professor Laurie Connors, DNP, FAANP, has received a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health National Human Genome Research Institute to train doctoral nurses—doctors of nursing practice and PhD nurses—in the translation and integration of genomics into academics, research and clinical practice. Genomics, the study of all of a person’s genes, is a…

HRSA grants awarded to increase NPs in rural and underserved areas

November 26, 2021

Two Vanderbilt School of Nursing professors have received grants totaling more than $3 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration to educate nurse practitioners to provide critical health care in rural and underserved areas. Ginny Moore, MSN’90, DNP, associate professor and director of the women’s health nurse practitioner specialty, will receive $1.5 million over…

Cardiovascular scientist named Ambassador for Friends of National Institute of Nursing Research

November 26, 2021

Assistant Professor Mulubrhan Mogos, PhD, has been named an ambassador for the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research, an independent nonprofit organization that advocates for nursing science and its role in promoting the health and well-being of Americans. Mogos was one of 15 nurse leaders selected nationally for their abilities to advance public,…

Maternal health researcher to study cesarean disparities

November 26, 2021

Assistant Professor Jeremy Neal, PhD, FACNM, has been awarded an R21 exploratory/development grant of more than $250,000 from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities to assess the differences in labor progress and care among Black and white women with low-risk pregnancies. The study findings will inform how health care providers can improve…