Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

VUSN DNP Alumna, Dina Velocci, Begins Term as President of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology

August 25, 2021

VUSN DNP alumna Dina Velocci, DNP, CRNA, APRN, recently took office as the 2021-2022 president of the 59,000-member American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA). “It is my honor and a privilege to serve as president of the AANA in this watershed year, in which CRNAs continue to prove that they are indispensable to America’s healthcare…

VUSN DNP and MSN Alumna, Melissa Stec, Joins Wilson Health Medical Group ObGyn practice (OH)

June 27, 2021

VUSN DNP and MSN Alumna, Dr. Melissa Stec, DNP, APRN, CNM, FACNM, FAAN is now offering midwife services for obstetric patients delivering at the Wilson Health Medical Group ObGyn practice and the hospital’s Family Birth Center in Sidney, Ohio. “I love working with women, and being able to see their prenatal care right through to the birth…

Saluting the Impact of Nurses on the Nation’s Health During Nurses Month

May 3, 2021

Happy Nurses Day and Month to all our remarkable nurse alumni, friends and students! We hope the month will be full of good reminders of why you became a nurse and of how valued you are. Vanderbilt, along with colleagues at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and around the globe, is extending its recognition of nurses…

VUSN Alumna, Heather Mantsch, CNP, Joins Range Mental Health Center (MN) as Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

April 1, 2021

VUSN Alumna Heather Mantsch recently joined the Range Mental Health Center as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Formerly working in IT, Mantsch made the career change because she wants to do something that makes a difference. She is passionate about the impact and prevention of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), complex trauma and providing trauma informed/compassionate care.

VUSN Alumna, Jeaninne Blackwell, PMHNP-BC, Appointed Leader in new Collaborative Psych Evaluation and Medication Management Services

March 12, 2021

The Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative (MD), is launching collaborative Psych Evaluation and Medication Management services and have named VUSN PMHNP/Divinity Alumna Jeaninne Blackwell as leader. It is a client-centered, collaborative service that focuses on selecting effective medication with safe dosage and/or using psychotherapy. “Her knowledge, experience, and clinical excellence will greatly enhance our ability to…

VUSN Alumna, Camille Legeay Cook, has died

March 8, 2021

It was with sadness that VUSN learned of the death of alumna Camille Legeay Cook. Camille joined the Foreign Service as the first nurse assigned to the American Embassy in Tokyo in 1952. She worked as a nurse consultant at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and later for the US Public Health Service in Washington, DC.