Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

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…

VUSN Has Lost a Nursing Icon: Celebration of Life for Joyce Laben

July 8, 2019

Celebration of Life for Joyce Laben Obituary Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens Funeral Home 9090 TN-100, Nashville, TN 37221 Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, and Wednesday, July 10, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Interment will follow at Harpeth Hills…

VUSN DNP Alumna, Margaret Taylor, discusses what moms-to-be learn from each other through group prenatal care

July 7, 2019

“When you put people together and they can influence each other, the experience is so much stronger and more powerful,” said certified nurse midwife Margaret Taylor. “And certainly more effective than a midwife or physician telling a patient what to do.” Taylor is a Vanderbilt School of Nursing Faculty Practice Nurse-Midwives & Primary Care practitioner…

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