Vanderbilt Nurse News Category

Welcome New Faculty

February 1, 2017

Laurie Connors, DNP, APNG, FNP-BC, AGN-BC, Assistant Professor Dr. Connors has nearly 20 years’ experience in oncology and genetics as a family nurse practitioner. She has practiced in private practice and in medical and surgical oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York. In addition to her certification as an FNP, she is…

Selected Works 2015

February 1, 2017

JOURNALS   Adams S. Psychiatric mental health nursing: “A seat at the table.” Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Jan 2015;21(1):34-37.   Adams S. An organizational seat at the table: Advocacy based on science and education. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Mar 2015;21(2):111-113.   Adams S. APNA’s suicide competencies for inpatient psychiatric nurses: “Saving Lives …One at…

School of Nursing website has a brand-new style

February 1, 2017

Visit the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) website ( and experience easier navigation, more robust content, improved usability and up-to-date news, thanks to a redesigned and restructured website. The new site launched in June 2016 after more than 20 months of extensive planning, design and development. The website features: a homepage with expanded news…

Giving Day sets records

February 1, 2017

It was like homecoming, Mardi Gras and a telethon all rolled into one on Thursday, April 21, 2016, as Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) went all out for the first-ever Vanderbilt Giving Day. Alumni, students, faculty, administration, staff and friends were determined to set a record for the number of financial gifts given to…

New program launched for Family Nurse Practitioners in emergency and urgent care

February 1, 2017

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has developed a new post-master’s educational program for family nurse practitioners who work in either emergency care or urgent care settings and who desire to become certified as Emergency Nurse Practitioners (ENP-C). The new two-semester program started in August 2016 for FNP-certified applicants in emergency care. A total of four…

New alumni board leadership

February 1, 2017

Tiffany Street, MSN ‘03, APRN, ACNP-BC, has become president of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) Alumni Association Board, and Ty Williams, MSN ‘03, DNP ‘12, ACNP-BC, FNO-BC, is its new vice president. Street recently moved from Houston to Nashville to serve as assistant director of Advanced Practice at the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular…