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Nine Vanderbilt nurses honored by March of Dimes Tennessee

January 30, 2017

Nine nurses from Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) received top honors at the March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards, held on Dec. 12 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. The event, in its seventh year, recognizes nurses who embody leadership, compassion and excellence in…

VUSN and VUSM present MLK Day lecture Jan. 16

January 9, 2017

David Gordon, dean of the University of Akron College of Health Professions, will speak from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, in conjunction with the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series at Vanderbilt. He will speak in Light Hall, Room 208 and lunch will be provided for the first 100 attendees.

School of Nursing holds December pinning and awards

January 5, 2017

Family and friends of 17 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students gathered in Benton Chapel Dec. 9, 2016 for pinning ceremonies. Among those receiving the nursing pin were two Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners (AGPCNP) and nine Nurse-Midwifery Nurse Practitioners (NMW). In addition, six Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduates received pin guards signifying…

Nominations due for VU’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

January 4, 2017

  The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented Monday, January 16, 2017, to a faculty or staff member in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing or School of Medicine who truly emulates the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through his or her work. This service can be in areas…

School of Nursing recognizes new nurse practitioners and DNPs in pinning ceremony

December 19, 2016

Family and friends packed Wightman Chapel in the Scarritt Bennett Center for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing pinning ceremonies on Thursday, May 11. More than 300 people were on hand as new Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post-master’s Certificate graduates received VUSN nursing pins and pin guards. VUSN Dean and…

VUSN ranked 4th in awarding graduate degrees to Native Americans

December 16, 2016

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has ranked the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing No. 4 in the United States for the number of graduate degrees awarded to Native Americans.