Hudson appointed assistant dean for student affairs

Assistant Professor Tamika Hudson, DNP, MSN’12, APRN, FNP-C, has accepted the position of assistant dean for student affairs.

Headshot of Tamika HudsonIn that role, she serves as the school’s chief liaison with students and directs student activities. Hudson acts as the primary student advocate and referral source in responding directly to nonacademic student matters.

Hudson’s experience as faculty and a VUSN alumna gives her particular insight into the needs of nursing students. She has been a member of the VUSN faculty since 2016 and has been active in a variety of school-wide initiatives. She served on the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, most recently as chair, and with Jannyse Tapp, developed and managed one of the school’s signature education programs, the Poverty Simulation.

She will continue teaching but in a reduced capacity. Hudson succeeds longtime Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Sarah Ramsey, who left Vanderbilt to devote more time to her family.