Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

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.

Nursing graduates embrace quest for health care excellence

May 19, 2016

Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing and dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), gave a charge to graduates to “go be excellent” during the school’s Commencement and Investiture ceremonies last week. She exhorted them to be excellent as advanced practice nurses, nurse leaders and forever students seeking new knowledge….

VUSN Alum Stephanie Fisher Receives Award for Undergraduate Teaching

May 13, 2016

A nursing professor who was instrumental in bringing international medical-mission trips back to her department and an education professor who has presented research at more than 10 major national and international conferences in recent years were named recipients of George Fox University’s 2015-16 undergraduate teaching and research/scholarship awards, respectively. Stephanie Fisher, an alumna of the…

VUSN Alum Carolyn Whitaker: Nurse practitioners make a difference

May 13, 2016

COOKEVILLE — Nurse practitioners play an important role in filling the need for primary care physicians in the region. And thanks to the Whitson Hester School of Nursing at Tennessee Tech University, the supply for nurses is well-met in all of the Upper Cumberland counties. The school’s mission was to supply the 14-county region with…