Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

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…

Alma Elizabeth Gault (1891-1981) 1984 Inductee

April 4, 2014

ANA Hall of Fame Inductee Throughout fifty years of service, Alma Elizabeth Gault contributed significantly to nursing practice, education, and integration in nursing. She received her basic nursing education from the Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing, where she later became head nurse. Her account of this experience is one of her earliest articles on clinical…