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“If You Want to Be a Nurse”–Reflections from an Experienced VUSN Nurse in Recognition of Nurses Month

May 10, 2023

Charlotte Covington, BSN’69, MSN’89, associate professor of nursing, emerita, is a Vanderbilt School of Nursing alumna (twice), former faculty member, past VUSN Alumni Board member and lifelong friend to the school. In honor of Nurses Month, we are happy to share this essay she wrote that captures the reality and dedication of being a nurse. One…

VUSN Research Spotlight: Deonni Stolldorf

May 4, 2023

Deonni Stolldorf PhD, RN, is one of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s research scientists, and tenure-track Assistant Professor. Stolldorf’s research focuses on discovering how to best implement and sustain complex, multi-level, interdisciplinary healthcare interventions. Her frequent partnership with clinical researchers serves to advance both clinical interventions and the field of Implementation Science, with the goal…

MSN program rises to No. 6 in “U.S. News & World Report” Best Graduate Nursing Rankings

April 25, 2023

  Vanderbilt University School of Nursing continues to be among the nation’s top graduate nursing schools in the latest U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate School” rankings released April 25. In the new 2024 rankings, VUSN’s Master of Science in Nursing program is ranked No. 6. That is the highest the MSN has placed since U.S….

MSN program rises to No. 6 in “U.S. News & World Report” Best Graduate Rankings

April 25, 2023

  Vanderbilt University School of Nursing continues to be among the nation’s top graduate nursing schools in the latest U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate School” rankings released April 25. In the new 2024 rankings, VUSN’s Master of Science in Nursing program is ranked No. 6. That is the highest the MSN has placed since U.S….

Rolanda Johnson receives university award

April 23, 2023

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Rolanda Johnson, PhD’98, received the Vanderbilt University Joseph A. Johnson Jr. Distinguished Leadership Professor Award at the university’s Spring Faculty Assembly.   The award recognizes a faculty member who has proactively nurtured an academic environment where everyone feels valued and where diversity is celebrated. It…

VUSN dean receives advocacy award from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

April 20, 2023

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners selected Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean Pamela R. Jeffries, PhD, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH, as their Tennessee honoree for the 2023 Advocate State Award for Excellence. The award recognizes her work as dean and educator to support and promote the nurse practitioner role.

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