Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

Sew for a student: A Vanderbilt Nursing way to help COVID-19 efforts

May 27, 2020

Dean Linda D. Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN, is requesting that Vanderbilt School of Nursing alumni sew cloth masks that PreSpecialty students can use as they return to their clinical activities. In an email sent May 19, the dean wrote, “I am optimistic that our School of Nursing PreSpecialty students will be able to return to…

Alumnus to lead Michigan efforts to improve health care for people of color

March 2, 2020

Randolph Rasch, PhD, MSN’79, dean of Michigan State University’s College of Nursing, will lead that state’s effort to reduce health disparities for people of color, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday in her State of the State address. Whitmer lauded Rasch’s work toward reducing implicit bias, which can cause medical professionals to discount the needs of…

VUSN MSN Alumna, Deana Clapper, assists with Donate Life Rose Parade float

January 9, 2020

VUSN MSN Alumna and Associate Executive Director of Tennessee Donor Services, Deana Clapper, along with fellow leaders accompanied organ recipients to Pasadena, Ca. for the Donate Life Rose Parade float. “I was drawn to the mission of saving lives through organ, eye, and tissue donation. Everything you do, every day, can change someone’s life,” Clapper said

School of Nursing faculty inducted as American Academy of Nursing fellows

October 28, 2019

Pam Orebaugh Jones, DNP’13, MSN’92, BSN’81; April Kapu, DNP’13, MSN’05; and Jennifer Ezell Wilbeck, DNP, PMC’06, MSN’99; were inducted as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing on October 26. The formal event took place during the Academy’s annual policy conference in Washington, D.C. Jones is Vanderbilt University School of Nursing senior associate dean for clinical and…

VUSN MSN Alumna, Suzanne McMurtry Baird, announced as member of 2020 AWHONN Board of Directors

October 23, 2019

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) recently announced its 2020 President-Elect and Board of Directors. VUSN MSN Alumna, Suzanne McMurtry Baird, DNP, RN, was named a new member of the AWHONN Board of Directors. Her term officially begins on January 1, 2020.

VUSN MSN Alumna, Morgan Willbarger, joins Riverside Medical Group (IL)

September 23, 2019

Riverside Healthcare is pleased to welcome Morgan Willbarger, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. In addition to her education, she is a member of the American Nurses Association and the American Academy of Neurology. Photo courtesy: The Daily Journal