Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

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…

NPC honors Outstanding Spring 2016 Alumnus Julie Vasher

April 22, 2016

Northland Pioneer College recognized the accomplishments and contributions of Class of 1995 nursing graduate Julie Vasher, who was selected as the Spring 2016 Outstanding Alumnus. Vasher and her California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative colleagues at Stanford University School of Medicine are working with hospitals in California nationally and internationally to improve obstetrical care and reduce…

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…