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School of Nursing’s Pam Jones receives inaugural Chancellor’s award

April 5, 2021

Vanderbilt Chancellor Daniel Diermeier announced the establishment of a new faculty honor, the Chancellor’s Award for University Service, at the Vanderbilt University Spring Faculty Assembly on April 1, and the first recipient was VUSN’s Pam Jones, BSN’81, MSN’92, DNP’13, senior associate dean for clinical and community partnerships. “It goes without saying that the past year has demonstrated…

VUSN Alumna, Heather Mantsch, CNP, Joins Range Mental Health Center (MN) as Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

April 1, 2021

VUSN Alumna Heather Mantsch recently joined the Range Mental Health Center as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Formerly working in IT, Mantsch made the career change because she wants to do something that makes a difference. She is passionate about the impact and prevention of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), complex trauma and providing trauma informed/compassionate care.

Special School of Nursing Giving Day Challenges for April 7

March 30, 2021

When Vanderbilt University’s Giving Day kicks off on Wed. April 7, School of Nursing supporters will have three distinct opportunities to increase donations to the school, including one in honor of Professor Tom Christenbery, PhD’04, MSN’87, who died earlier this year and a $5,000 challenge from Dean Linda Norman. The Tom Christenbery Challenge will unlock…

School of Nursing among nation’s best in 2022 “U.S. News & World Report” rankings

March 30, 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 today. Vanderbilt’s Master of Science in Nursing advanced to be the nation’s No. 8 program and its Doctor of Nursing Practice program ranked No. 6. Additionally,…

Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty volunteer at mass COVID-19 vaccination event

March 25, 2021

More than 60 Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty members helped Nashville’s Metro Public Health Department vaccinate 10,107 community members in a marathon 14-hour event on Sat., March 20. Recipients received the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the drive-through event outdoors at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. Assistant Professor Carrie Plummer organized VUSN’s participation, which drew volunteers…

Vanderbilt School of Nursing hosts global climate education initiative

March 25, 2021

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is joining fellow Tennessee school University of the South and more than 100 universities in 50 countries around the world to focus on a critical question: What can be done to help solve climate change while supporting struggling communities that have faced joblessness, sickness and loss? On Thursday, April 8,…