Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

VUSN honors near-record number of students during pinning ceremonies

August 3, 2016

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) recognized 360 students — one of the largest classes in its history — during pinning ceremonies Sunday at Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium. More than 2,000 family and friends packed Langford to watch VUSN students mark the completion of their nursing programs. To accommodate the large numbers, the school held…

VUSN Alum Brandi Wilkerson Joins Carthage Pediatric Clinic Staff

August 2, 2016

Carthage Area Hospital is pleased to welcome and introduce Brandi Wilkerson, MSN, CPNP-PC to their staff at the Carthage Pediatric Clinic located at 117 N. Mechanic St. in Carthage. Brandi Wilkerson, MSN, CPNP-PC is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She is a 2012 graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and began practicing pediatrics…

VUSN Alum Craig Hutto reflects on anniversary as a shark attack survivor

June 29, 2016

“It was June 27, 2005,” a now nearly 28-year-old Craig Hutto remembered. It was a day that would change his outlook – and his life. Craig, a 16-year-old Lebanon High School athlete at the time, was enjoying a beach vacation in Cape San Blas, Fla. with his parents Lou Ann and Roger Hutto, eldest brother,…

VUSN Alum Sasha (Levine) Bergeron active in opening of depression treatment facility in San Francisco

June 28, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, TMS Health Solutions today announced it has further expanded its practice to include a second clinic in San Francisco, bringing the company’s practice to four depression treatment centers in Northern California. The following clinicians will be accepting new patients at the new facility: Sasha Bergeron, MSN, PMHNP-BC, is a board-certified family psychiatric…

Kudos: School of Nursing faculty, alumna recognized

May 26, 2016

Vanderbilt School of Nursing faculty have been recognized as fellows by several professional associations. Assistant Professor Linda Beuscher has been named a Distinguished Fellow in the National Academies of Practice and a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow in the Nursing Academy.

VUSN Alum Linda Upchurch promoted to leader

May 24, 2016

Incoming executive director Linda Upchurch taught through last semester as an assistant professor in Georgia Southern University’s School of Nursing, but has also been working with the hospice since late 2004. She received her master’s degree as an adult nurse practitioner, with a focus in hospice and palliative care, from Vanderbilt University in 2007.