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Vanderbilt nurses named Tennessee Rising Star Nurse Leaders

August 3, 2023

The Tennessee Action Coalition has included a School of Nursing faculty member and a Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt nurse in its 2023 cohort of Tennessee Rising Star Nurse Leaders. VUSN Assistant Professor Monika Schmidt Do, DNP, FACC, and clinical staff leader Cory Smeltzer, RN, were among 25 young Tennessee nurse leaders named rising stars.

DeVane-Johnson receives NIH grant to address breastfeeding disparities

July 5, 2023

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Associate Professor of Nursing Stephanie DeVane-Johnson, PhD, MSN’97, CNM, FACNM, has been awarded a two-year Diversity Supplement grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). The National Institute of Health (NIH) supplement supports early career researchers of color by providing mentorship, training and career development opportunities…

Selected Works and Accomplishments 2021

July 1, 2023

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.)

School of Nursing’s Ginny Moore selected as AANP fellow

June 16, 2023

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has named School of Nursing Professor Ginny Moore, DNP, MSN’90, as an AANP fellow in honor of her outstanding achievements and exemplary service. Moore, who directs the Women’s Health/Gender-Related Nurse Practitioner specialty, will be inducted on June 22 at the 2023 AANP National Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.  “Membership…

McNelis to lead nursing science PhD program

June 14, 2023

Angela M. McNelis, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, CNE, has been selected as the new Vanderbilt School of Nursing assistant dean for its PhD in nursing science program. McNelis comes to Nashville from her role as professor and associate dean for scholarship of innovation and clinical science at George Washington University School of Nursing in Washington,…

VUSN Informatics expert named to VU AI advisory board

June 13, 2023

Vanderbilt University has tapped Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Nursing Informatics Patricia Sengstack, DNP, FAAN, FACMI, to serve on an advisory board for its new Future of Learning and Generative AI Initiative. The initiative and board will center Vanderbilt efforts around scholarship and opportunities connected to the growing use of nascent artificial intelligence technologies.