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Nurse-Midwifery Program Earns Golden Commendation from the American College of Nurse-Midwives

April 14, 2015

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery Program has earned the Lifetime Golden Commendation by the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) – one of only four educational programs in the country to achieve this recognition. “We are delighted to have our Nurse-Midwifery program honored in this way,” said Linda Norman, Dean of the Vanderbilt…

Love Selected as Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

April 10, 2015

Rene Love, DNP, PMHNP/CS-BC, FNAP, director of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Lifespan) Program, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Love was selected for her forward-thinking contributions that have led to meaningful improvements in health care.  She has dedicated her clinical practice…

School of Nursing Advances Four Spots in U.S. News Ranking

April 8, 2015

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing was recently ranked No. 11 among more than 500 nursing schools in U.S. News and World Report “Best Graduate Schools” edition released last month.  VUSN moved up four spots to No. 11 out of more than 500 schools since its most recent ranking four years ago. “We are very proud…

Pilon Recognized with Alexander Heard Distinguish Professor Award

April 6, 2015

By Jim Patterson Bonnie Pilon, Ph.D., R.N., a professor of Nursing who is nationally known for her advocacy of nurses “practicing at the top of their license,” is the 2015 recipient of the Alexander Heard Distinguished Service Professor Award. Pilon was honored at Vanderbilt University’s Spring Faculty Assembly on Tuesday for her 15 years of…

VUSN at Family Point

March 31, 2015

      VUSN at Family Point VUSN, Lipscomb, Interfaith Dental, Mental Health Coop, United Health Care and Amerigroup came together to help nearly 30 families with a variety of health and wellness needs at the recently Family Point event. This is a great example of the deep commitment these groups and indivdiuals have to…

Pilon wins Alexander Heard Distinguished Service Professor Award at Spring Faculty Assembly

March 31, 2015

“The award recognizes scholarship that increases and informs our understanding of social challenges and honors faculty members who seek and propose solutions to the issues that confront humanity,” Zeppos said. “With health care reform at the forefront of America’s political and policy discussion, Bonnie’s dedication to finding and implementing effective solutions to ensure access for…