Winter 2021 Category

Making an Impact

December 1, 2020

Each year, Vanderbilt School of Nursing publishes a report that covers awards and grants received, new faculty arrivals, and a listing of significant publications, awards and appointments from the previous calendar year. This report is called “Making an Impact” and it is printed in the fall Vanderbilt Nurse magazine. This is not a usual year….

Currently Funded Grants and Contracts

December 1, 2020

Susie Adams Integrated Addiction Medicine Project Meharry Medical College Health Resources and Services Administration 7/1/19–6/30/24 $213,937 Terrah Akard Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow Vanderbilt University 7/1/19­–6/30/21 $80,000 Lindsey Baksh Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Expectant Mothers (MOMs VUMC National Institutes of Health 10/1/2019­–5/31/2021 $14,844 Leanne M. Boehm Improving ICU Recovery in Survivors of Critical Illness…

Welcome New Faculty

December 1, 2020

We welcome noted nurse scientists, experienced clinicians and stellar educators to VUSN.   Julie Barroso, PhD, ANP, RN, FAAN Professor Julie Barroso focuses on people living with HIV and long-term survivorship. A highly respected scientist in HIV/AIDS research, she has a history of more than two decades of research funding, including serving as principal investigator…

Selected Works and Accomplishments, 2019

December 1, 2020

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty are recognized for discovery, scholarship and leadership in the nursing profession and higher education. Here is an abridged list of their work, followed by a sampling of student accomplishments. (This information is reported by most recent full calendar year.) Selected Works Cockroft JD, Adams SM, Bonnet K, Matlock D,…

Top nurse informaticist named VUSN senior associate dean

November 16, 2020

A nursing informatics expert with extensive health system, academic and government experience has been named senior associate dean for informatics at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Patricia (Patty) Sengstack, DNP’10, RN-BC, FAAN, currently serves as academic director for the school’s nursing informatics specialty in its master of science in nursing program. She also has a…

VUSN receives $1.35 million NFLP grant to educate future faculty

November 1, 2020

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.35 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) to support Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students who are interested in becoming nursing faculty members. The award brings the funds the school has received for the NFLP program since 2008…