Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

Mickelson Receives VUSN PhD Student Excellence in Writing Award

October 26, 2015

Robin Mickelson, MS, RN, PhD(c) and a 5th year PhD student, recently received this year’s Dean’s Award for PhD Student Excellence in Writing. The award recognizes PhD students who demonstrate excellence in writing by an accepted, peer-reviewed first author publication. A selection committee comprised of PhD faculty rate submitted articles based on originality and potential…

VUSN Alumni Leadership News

August 15, 2015

Mary Kate FitzPatrick, DNP ’12, has been named chief nursing officer at the University of Vermont Medical Center.  She had been clinical director for Neurosciences and Women’s Health and Neonatal Nursing Divisions at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Pinning ceremony celebrates School of Nursing students

August 6, 2015

Nearly 300 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students were recognized for completing their programs of study during a pinning ceremony held Sunday at the Omni Hotel in downtown Nashville. Professional pins of Nursing were awarded to 267 students who completed their Master of Science in Nursing, pin guards were presented to eight students who…

VUSN mourns loss of Alum Diana Dauksch Mick

July 30, 2015

Diana Dauksch Mick, born September 30, 1944, died after a battle of 23 years with MDS on July 29, 2015. Family and friends were with her at her home as she slipped into eternity and into the arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ. Diana was a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, receiving her…

VUSN DNP Alum Mary Kate Fitzpatrick announced as new Chief Nursing Officer

July 16, 2015

After a six-month national search, officials at the UVM Medical Center have hired a chief nursing officer. Mary Kate FitzPatrick will fill the position effective Sept. 21, 2015 and report to Eileen Whalen, president and chief operating officer at the UVM Medical Center.

VUSN graduates ready to be positive force in health care

May 14, 2015

Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing and dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, told graduates during Vanderbilt’s Commencement and Investiture ceremonies last week that “nursing today is as influential as when Florence Nightingale defined and organized nursing in the United Kingdom in the 1800s. We are one of the most…