Posts Tagged ‘award’

VUSN educator honored for gerontological nursing education excellence

November 22, 2019

Instructor of Nursing Kanah Lewallen, DNP, MSN’09, has been recognized by two national organizations for excellence in gerontological nursing education. The Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association awarded Lewallen its Excellence in Education Award during its annual conference in July. The honor recognizes Lewallen for her teaching and design of gerontological nurse practitioner curriculum/course content, as…

Recent honors and awards at the School of Nursing

November 18, 2019

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing announced the following faculty promotions:  Laurie Connors, DNP, FAANP, and Mary Ann Jessee, PhD, MSN’95, have been promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. Shannon Cole, DNP, MSN’94; Melissa Davis, DNP, MSN’03; Diane Folk, DNP; Tamika Hudson, DNP, MSN’12; Melanie Morris, PhD, MSN’86, BSN’83; Mary Lauren Pfeiffer, DNP, MSN’11; Heather…

School of Nursing and VUMC receive national New Era for Academic Nursing Award

November 6, 2019

The active and productive partnership between Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) with its 2019 New Era for Academic Nursing Award. The competitive honor recognizes schools of nursing and academic medical centers that are committed to positioning academic nursing…

School of Nursing designated Center of Excellence (News Around the School)

November 5, 2019

The National League for Nursing has named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing an NLN Center of Excellence in recognition of its high standards of educational excellence and visionary leadership.

Friends of National Library of Medicine honors School of Nursing’s Betsy Weiner

October 30, 2019

  Betsy Weiner, PhD, FACMI, FAAN, Senior Associate Dean for Informatics at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, was honored by the Friends of the National Library of Medicine with its Nursing Informatics award during the organization’s recent 2019 Annual Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C. Weiner, the Centennial Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing and professor of…

Colleen Conway-Welch recognized posthumously by Community Foundation

October 10, 2019

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee will honor the late VUSN Dean Colleen Conway-Welch with its Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award on Thursday, Oct. 17, at Nashville’s Music City Center. Conway-Welch is one of seven women honorees dubbed trailblazing Women of Wonder by the foundation for their demonstrated commitment to community, home and hearth, and individuals in need. Conway-Welch served as dean…