Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

It takes a team: Lessons from inside Vanderbilt’s COVID-19 unit

February 23, 2021

Vanderbilt Hospital tapped a team of experienced nurse practitioners to set up and provide care in its COVID-19 unit. They, along with the rest of the unit professionals, are still at it after nearly a year of what one describes as probably the hardest months of any of their professional lives.

Alumni named fellows in American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and American Academy of Nursing

February 23, 2021

Ten Vanderbilt University School of Nursing alumni were inducted as fellows into two top professional nursing societies in 2020. Invitation to fellowship is one of the highest recognitions bestowed in the nursing profession. The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners inducted Adele Caruso, DNP’17; Brooke Faught, DNP’18; Courtney Young Pitts, MSN’09, DNP’11; and Paula Tucker, DNP’14,…

Ginna Corts, BSN’70, MSN’73, one of VUSN’s first FNPs, has died

February 19, 2021

It was with sadness that VUSN learned of the death of Ginna Corts, BSN’70, MSN’73. Ginna was a member of our inaugural family nurse clinician class (now family nurse practitioner). That pioneering class led the way to a new level of nursing.

Rosemark Women Care Specialists (ID) adds Maddie Harris, VUSN MN-FNP Alumna, to delivery team

February 4, 2021

VUSN MN-FNP Alumna, Maddie Harris, CNM, FNP was recently introduced as an addition to the Rosemark Women Care Specialists (ID) certified nurse-midwife team. Harris graduated from VUSN’s dual nurse-midwifery and family nurse practitioner program. She works with women not only through pregnancy and childbirth but also with gynecological heath care.

VUSN MSN Alumna, Alisa Haushalter, named Communicator of the Year for 2020 in Shelby County (TN)

January 28, 2021

The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has selected VUSN MSN Alumna, Alisa Haushalter, DNP, RN., Director of the Shelby County Health Department, as its Communicator of the Year for 2020. She has led media briefings exhibiting communications skills that are honest, direct, understandable, and always focused on protecting the community and…

Franklin community leaders create scholarship fund in honor of late Alderman and VUSN MSN alumna Pearl Bransford

December 10, 2020

Franklin (TN) Mayor Dr. Ken Moore announced this week the creation of a scholarship fund in honor of the late City of Franklin Alderman and VUSN MSN Alumna Pearl Bransford, for an individual or individuals pursuing the study of health sciences through Columbia State Community College. Photo courtesy: City Photo