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Working Together for Prenatal Health

August 25, 2010

The Vanderbilt Schools of Nursing and Medicine have come together to improve prenatal care in a clinical partnership called the Shade Tree Early Pregnancy Program (STEPP). Second-year medical students Marissa Blanco, Kelly Bingham and Erin Toaz saw a need for targeted prenatal care, so they applied for grants to support the once-a-month clinic held at…

Nurse-Midwifery Practice Earns National Honor

August 25, 2010

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Nurse-Midwifery practice is among the best large practice groups in the country, according to the American College of Nurse-Midwives. The School’s Nurse-Midwifery practice was recognized as the best practice for the highest rate of first trimester patient entry into care among high-volume certified nurse-midwifery practices (500 or more births per…