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Giving Day Activities – April 21st

April 18, 2016

Join us for Giving Day activities on Thursday, April 21st! Faculty & Staff Lunch, 11:30-12:30, Living Room Drop-By for Pre-Nursing Society, 12:30-2:30, Atrium All-School Social (alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends), 4:00-6:00, Living Room

VUSN FNP Alum Royce Ryker on the Move

April 18, 2016

Royce Ryker joined The Corvallis Clinic Gastroenterology Department in January. Ryker practiced at Mid-Valley Gastroenterology in 2014 and 2015, and at the office of Terrance A. Hill in Corvallis and Lebanon from 2000 to 2014. She also has worked at The Corvallis Clinic and the Benton County Health Department. She is certified by the American…

VUSN PCPNP Alumn Emilie C. Wilson on the Move

April 14, 2016

Emilie C. Wilson, CPNP-PC, is a Board Certified Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Emilie was a Level II Neonatal ICU Registered Nurse in Charleston, SC for almost 3 years before moving to Nashville. She has continued working in the…

Jonas Center celebrates 10 years and 1,000 nurse scholars

April 14, 2016

Joining 300 supporters at the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare 10th Anniversary Gala, Barbara and Donald Jonas celebrated all that has been accomplished since they founded the center 10 years ago.  They also reaffirmed their commitment to continue their philanthropic work supporting nursing education through 2028. Academic nursing leaders and researchers, scholars, alumni,…

American Nurse Association president visits VUSN

April 8, 2016

Pamela F. Cipriano, president of the American Nurse Association, was the guest of honor at a reception hosted by the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing on April 5. Linda Norman, Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing and dean of VUSN, welcomed Cipriano and Sharon Adkins, executive director of the Tennessee Nurse Association, to the school….

‘Call the Midwife’ Recap: Season 5 Blog

April 4, 2016

Good news, Midwife fans! Call the Midwife is back for a fifth season and so are the faculty of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing with a weekly guest blog. Watch the show Sundays at 7 p.m., March 27 through May 22, then read our blog each Monday morning for historical and contemporary context about…

Healthy Aging: Lunch and Learn

March 16, 2016

LUNCH AND LEARN Tips for Healthy & Successful Aging Special Guest: Janet Hawley-Whitmore, MSN, RN Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 Noon-1pm VUSN Living Room Please bring you r lunch & join us! * Hosted by the AGPCNP Faculty

Schools of Medicine, Nursing ranked among nation’s elite

March 16, 2016

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) have once again been named among the “Best Graduate Schools” in the country byU.S. News and World Report magazine. The School of Medicine is ranked at No. 15 among the nation’s elite programs in the magazine’s 2017 rankings, which were released today….

Sexual Assault Awareness: Brown Bag Discussion

March 11, 2016

  Join us for a Brown Bag discussion: Sexual Assault Awareness March 14, 2016 12-1 p.m. Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Godchaux Hall Nursing Annex Room 167 If you would like more information or volunteer to help with this event please contact our co-chairs: Adrienn Myers: adrienn.e.myers@vanderbilt.edu Nancy Wilfong: nancy.e.wilfong@vanderbilt.edu

VUSN Alum Kalpana Deshpande promoted by Nashville Fire Department

February 23, 2016

VUSN Alum Kalpana K. Deshpande holds a Master’s of Science in Nursing from the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and joined the department in 1986 as a paramedic was promoted to EMS Assistant Chief.