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School of Nursing Dean Emerita Named Living Legend

August 10, 2016

Colleen Conway-Welch, Dean Emerita of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, has been named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing, one of nursing’s most distinguished and prestigious professional organizations. In making the announcement, the academy noted Conway-Welch’s “direct and profound contributions to the nursing profession, health education and public policy through her research,…

VUSN named among the Best Graduate Schools

August 10, 2016

Once again Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has been named among the “Best Graduate Schools” in the country by U.S. News and World Report magazine. We are delighted to report that the School of Nursing Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program is ranked No. 10 for the 2017 year. This is the first time that US…

Vanderbilt School of Nursing Reunion: October 20–22

August 4, 2016

If you haven’t already, mark your calendars and plan to join us for a wonderful weekend of reconnecting with friends and colleagues and see what’s been happening at your alma mater! Reunion weekend is October 20-22 and we need you to make the weekend a success. Each VUSN class ending in 1 or 6 is…

VUSN honors near-record number of students during pinning ceremonies

August 3, 2016

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) recognized 360 students — one of the largest classes in its history — during pinning ceremonies Sunday at Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium. More than 2,000 family and friends packed Langford to watch VUSN students mark the completion of their nursing programs. To accommodate the large numbers, the school held…

VUSN Alum Brandi Wilkerson Joins Carthage Pediatric Clinic Staff

August 2, 2016

Carthage Area Hospital is pleased to welcome and introduce Brandi Wilkerson, MSN, CPNP-PC to their staff at the Carthage Pediatric Clinic located at 117 N. Mechanic St. in Carthage. Brandi Wilkerson, MSN, CPNP-PC is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She is a 2012 graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and began practicing pediatrics…

YWCA Names 2016 Academy for Women of Achievement Honorees

July 30, 2016

Marilyn Dubree, executive chief nursing officer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and senior associate dean for clinical practice at VUSN along with seven inspiring Nashville women have been selected as inductees into the 2016 Academy for Women of Achievement. They will be honored at the 25th annual Academy for Women of Achievement celebration and induction…