Spring 2010 Category

Photo Gallery: Reunion

April 28, 2011

Nursing school alumni, including several Quinqs, joined the annual Reunion Celebration

Opening a New Door

August 25, 2010

When one door closes, a different door may open – at least that’s what three Vanderbilt University School of Nursing graduates think. These resilient individuals prove that while adversity cannot be avoided, it can reshape our purpose. Re-defining her life In 2006 Tammy Hakim moved to Franklin, Tenn., from Michigan with her family. Two months…

Giving

August 25, 2010

Anna Storvick’s passion for helping others doesn’t stop with patients. The future nurse practitioner wants to help nursing students follow in her footsteps. She’s the fifth recipient of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Pay it Forward endowed scholarship, established in 2004 by Bette Brotherton, MSN ’85, and Doreen Wise, BSN 68. Grateful for her…

Faculty Focus – Spring 2010

August 25, 2010

Susie Adams, PhD, RN, PMHNP, FAANP, associate professor and director of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, received the International Nurses Society on Addictions, Excellence in Education Award.  She delivered the keynote address at the Japan Academy of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurses National Conference in Yokohama where she served as consultant for the development…

Alumni Profile/Betsy Perky, MSN ’04, VUSN Alumni Association President

August 25, 2010

With the support of the School of Nursing, I recently traveled to Botswana to assist in a pre-opening nurse training program for a new hospital being built on the outskirts of the capital city of Gaborone. Bokamoso Private Hospital is a private, not-for-profit facility owned by the Bokamoso Private Trust that was established by two…

Class Notes – Spring 2010

August 25, 2010

40s Eunice Moe Brock, BSN ’41, is writing a book, “Search for a World View that Will Harmonize Science and Religion,” about her years living and working in China. Martha Crews McBurney, BSN ’47A, is a retired professional who enjoys traveling with her husband. Bess Winchester Isaacs, BSN ‘47B, enjoys working at the family hardware…