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Recent School of Nursing honors and recognitions

November 26, 2018

Faculty and students in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have recently been recognized for these career, research, scholarship and leadership accomplishments. The National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence named Assistant Professor Jennifer Kim, DNP, MSN’97, GNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, a distinguished educator in gerontological nursing. She received the award at the NHCGNE Leadership Conference…

Allison receives FAANP grant to study workforce impact of DNPs

November 26, 2018

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Director Terri Allison, DNP, received a Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners grant award to study the impact DNP-prepared nurse practitioners have on patient and organizational outcomes.

2018 Reunion giving reaches new record

November 20, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing alumni have contributed nearly $460,000 so far in honor of Reunion 2018. The record-setting Reunion total includes gifts made by more than 200 alumni in class years ending with a ’3 or ’8, as well as all VUSN Quinqs (alumni who graduated from the School of Nursing more than 50…

Celebration of former School of Nursing dean Colleen Conway-Welch set for Nov. 12

November 2, 2018

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will celebrate the life and impact of long-time dean Colleen Conway-Welch on Monday, Nov. 12, at the School of Nursing. The memorial celebration will be at 4 p.m. in the Nursing Annex, Room 155. Members of the Vanderbilt community, alumni, friends and colleagues are encouraged to RSVP and to…

Miles for Mercury Color Run Saturday

October 24, 2018

The Vanderbilt Pre-Nursing Society is hosting the fifth annual Miles for Mercury event, a 3K and 5K color run, on Saturday, Oct. 27. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. on Wilson Lawn, with the run beginning at 10 a.m. All proceeds benefit the Clinic at Mercury Courts, Vanderbilt’s nurse-managed clinic providing care for some of Nashville’s…

School of Nursing receives $1.43 million HRSA award to develop Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner education

October 19, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.43 million award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop and implement a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) education program for emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) students. Vanderbilt’s program is projected to increase the number of SANE-trained and certified advanced practice registered nurses practicing…

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