Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

VUSN MSN Nurse Midwifery Alumna, Natima Alexander, joins Goshen Birth Center (IN)

July 30, 2019

VUSN MSN Alumna, Natima Alexander, CNM, has joined the staff of Goshen Birth Center. Alexander joins a team of three other certified nurse midwives at Goshen Birth Center. Alexander, along with the team, provides care to women and their families throughout their pregnancy, labor and birth and transition into new motherhood. Alexander’s roles include educator, labor…

VUSN MSN Alumna, Ashley Ritter, providing women’s health services in New River Health District (VA)

July 28, 2019

VUSN MSN Alumna and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Ashley Ritter, was welcomed to the New River Women’s Health team of providers. A native of Southwest Virginia, Ms. Ritter spent her early career honing her skills as a registered nurse working in Labor and Delivery, postpartum care, and later public health. She will rotate through the local offices, with…

VUSN MSN Alumna, Amanda McClure, announced as certified nurse practitioner at Mercy Clinic Endocrinology (MO)

July 21, 2019

VUSN MSN AGACNP Alumna, Amanda McClure, began in May as a certified nurse practitioner at Mercy Clinic Endocrinology (St. Louis, MO). McClure also is credentialed as an adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner. She has a Master of Science in nursing from VUSN, and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Arkansas State University, where she…

VUSN DNP Alumna, Kimberly Hatchel, named new Chief Nursing Officer at Blake Medical Center (FL)

July 16, 2019

Blake Medical Center has welcomed its new Chief Nursing Officer, VUSN DNP Alumna, Kimberly Hatchel. Dr. Hatchel will be responsible for the overall direction of nursing services, provision of clinical care and program direction for the department of nursing in collaboration with physician and healthcare leaders. Photo: COURTESY PHOTO

Professor Emerita Joyce Laben has died

July 15, 2019

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Professor Emerita Joyce Laben has died. A celebration of her life was celebrated on Wednesay, July 10, at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens Funeral Home, 9090 TN-100, Nashville, TN 37221.

Read her obituary in The Tennessean.

Chattanooga’s hospitals struggling with shortage of nurses

July 13, 2019

VUSN Alumns, Martina Harris (MSN, 1999) and Chris Smith (BSN, 1976) were interviewed about the national and regional nursing shortage problems. Dr. Smith, director of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Nursing, said one of the issues is nursing has become more specialized, and students today gravitate toward specific areas: intensive care, emergency, labor and…