Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

VUMC Five Pillar Leader Kathy Moss, MSN/MBA’97, “always dreamed of being a nurse”

May 31, 2018

Kathy Moss. a VUSN alumna, remembers the days when she and her sister spent hours practicing running a doctor’s office. Their dolls and stuffed animals served as patients. Moss was recently honored with a Five Pillar Leader Award from Vanderbilt University Medical Center. VUMC Voice shares her story.

VUSN MSN Alumn, Lindsey S. Cunningham, FNP-BC Featured in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

May 16, 2018

The International Nurses Association is pleased to welcome Lindsey S. Cunningham, FNP-BC to their prestigious organization with her upcoming publication in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. Lindsey S. Cunningham is an established Family Nurse Practitioner who continues to provide exceptional care and support to her patients within Fast Pace Urgent Care Waverly in Waverly, Tennessee….

Alumna Judy Lea reflects on a career and life helping others

April 18, 2018

After two years as an arts major, Judy Jackson Lea, BSN’69, set her sights on Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and never looked back. “By the second year I knew I loved maternal/child health with an interest in public health,” she said. Read more

VUSN MSN Alum, Rashida Pollion, a nominee for top nurse in St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Nurses: The Heart of Health Care program

April 13, 2018

After college Pollion returned to her hometown of East St. Louis, Illinois. She worked at Menard Correctional Center for several years and now works as head nurse practitioner at a practice in St.Louis. Pollion also has a part-time job at bioMérieux where she visits patients at their homes. She does whatever it takes to make…

VUSN MSN Alum, Emily Edwards, named director of nursing support at North Mississippi Medical Center

April 13, 2018

Emily Edwards received her bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2002 from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville. She completed her master’s degree in nursing through the Health Systems Management Program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in 2003.

Thirty-nine years and thousands of patients later, alumna Julie Foss retires

April 2, 2018

When Julie Foss came to Vanderbilt in 1979, she knew exactly where she wanted to work – the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU). Except for some brief stints in other areas, she has worked in MICU ever since. Foss, MSN’86, RN, NE-BC, retired in February after managing the MICU at Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital for nearly 30 years, a job on a high-stress unit that she never tired of. Read more from VUMC Voice