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VUSN MSN Alumna, Tammy French Graham, to deliver educational speech at high school

April 1, 2019

Tammy French Graham, a neonatal nurse practitioner at Covenant Healthcare’s Regional Intensive Care Unit in Saginaw, will return to her hometown, Beaverton High School (MI), April 5th to share her experiences and remind students that coming from a small town doesn’t hinder one from thinking big. Graham earned her master’s in neonatal nursing practitioner from…

KIPP elementary students learn to manage asthma with help from VUSN students

April 1, 2019

A group of KIPP Kirkpatrick Elementary School students are running back and forth between adults holding a green circle, yellow circle and red circle. The adults are graduate nursing students from the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, and they’re quizzing the KIPPsters on their newfound knowledge about asthma. This is the second year students have run the Green Means Go program at KIPP Kirkpatrick as part of the Community Health Course at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. More

VUSN Alumna and Veteran Navy Pilot, Jen Kiggans, Enters Race for 7th Senate District (VA)

March 30, 2019

Jen Kiggans, former Navy pilot, nurse practitioner has entered the race in Virginia’s Rep. 7th Senate district. Currently a board-certified Adult-Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Jen Kiggans is a graduate of VUSN’s Nurse Practitioner program.

VUSN AGACNP Alumna, Kristen Bromaghim, joins Cherokee Regional Medical Center (IA)

March 28, 2019

Kristen Bromaghim, ARNP-C, has joined Cherokee Regional Clinic (CRC). Bromaghim started her duties at CRC earlier this year and is currently seeing patients in Cherokee. Bromaghim received her MSN- Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) from VUSN in 2018. “I have really enjoyed getting to know my patients and co-workers since coming to Cherokee,” says Bromaghim….

Alumni to donate $25,000 if 250 people donate to VUSN on Giving Day April 4

March 27, 2019

Two Vanderbilt University School of Nursing alumni, Tom Christenbery, PhD’04, MSN’87, and Benjamin Smallheer, PhD’11, MSN’04, have pledged $25,000 to the school if 250 individuals make gifts to VUSN on Vanderbilt’s Giving Day, Thursday, April 4. The challenge gift is part of Vanderbilt’s Giving Day, the annual 24-hour period in which all Vanderbilt alumni, students,…

VUSN MSN Alumna, Anna-Gene O’Neal, CEO of ALIVE Hospice announces growing options for palliative care

March 26, 2019

VUSN Alumna and ALIVE Hospice CEO, Anna-Gene O’Neal (BSN’88;MBA/MSN’92) announced growing options into palliative medicine. Alive Hospice is embedding in cancer clinics, from Clarksville to Chattanooga, in a partnership with Tennessee Oncology. “Palliative care takes these principles that were understood and developed in the hospice realm, but really it’s for anyone along a disease trajectory,”…

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