Stay warm and help VUSN this winter with Vanderbilt socks
December 6, 2017
Show your Commodore pride in style with a limited-edition pair of Vanderbilt socks! Make a gift of $35 or more to VUSN by December 31, 2017, and we’ll send you socks! They also make a great gift for the Vanderbilt alumnus, student, faculty or staff member on your list. Get your socks: https://giving.vanderbilt.edu/annualgiving/schoolofnursing.php
Piano receives Nancy and Hilliard Travis Chair in Nursing
December 6, 2017
Senior Associate Dean for Rresearch Mariann Piano received the Nancy and Hilliard Travis Chair in Nursing during Vanderbilt University’s endowed chair celebration Nov. 29. An endowed chair is the highest honor that a university can bestow upon its faculty. Pictured, endowed chairs with Provost Susan Wente. Piano is first row, far right.
December 4, 2017
When you think of a nurse-midwife, you may think that they just help delivery babies (not that this isn’t a crucial and exceptionally important part of their jobs). But they really do so much more.
VUSN researcher receives career development award to study team-based maternity care
November 29, 2017
Julia Phillippi, PhD, MSN’99, CNM, FACNM, has received a K08 Career Development Award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Phillippi, a Vanderbilt University School of Nursing assistant professor and certified nurse-midwife, will use the three-year, $399,374 mentored award to conduct a randomized trial…
November 28, 2017
Lourdes and Mercy Medical Associates recently welcomed VUSN alum Erin Coale, PMHNP, to Lourdes Behavioral Health and Mercy Medical Associates.
“My dream was to be a nurse, taking care of critically ill children”
November 21, 2017
After four decades of caring for children, Jade Forlidas, BSN’73, MSN’90, is passing the torch to a new generation — including her daughter, Jessica van Meter, MSN’07, DNP’15, a LifeFlight nurse.
November 21, 2017
Dr. Sheila Ridner was one of five new inductees into the UK college of nursing’s Hall of Fame. The College of Nursing’s Distinguished Alumni award was established by the college and the Alumni Board of Directors to recognize graduates who demonstrate outstanding leadership related to the field of nursing or health care and who have…
November 7, 2017
The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, Tenn. used a home-grown lecture capture system for several years. “It wasn’t the greatest. We’d have to piece content together manually and then put videos up on our server for students to download. It got very unwieldy very quickly,” said John Norfleet, Systems Analyst, AV IT, Support Coordinator at the school.
VUSN offers poverty simulation exercise as part of Nov. 10 conference
November 6, 2017
Attendees to the “Cultivating the Scholar-Activist” conference to be held on campus Friday, Nov. 10, will have the opportunity to experience the eye-opening Community Action Poverty Simulation facilitated by two School of Nursing faculty. Registration is still open.
VUSN-managed midwifery clinics add primary care for women
October 31, 2017
Two midwifery clinics operated by a partnership of Vanderbilt School of Nursing (VUSN) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have begun offering primary care for women, making them one-stop locations for women’s health services.