Posts Tagged ‘cardiovascular’

Ahn wins American Heart Association early career award

November 21, 2022

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Postdoctoral Fellow Soojung Ahn, PhD, RN, has received the 2022 Martha N. Hill Early Career Investigator Award from the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing. The award honors early career researchers whose work contributes to understanding, preventing and treating cardiovascular diseases. 

African Americans and stroke focus of August 26 Dean’s Diversity Lecture

August 18, 2021

Dawn Aycock, PhD, FAHA, FAAN, will give the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Thursday, August 26, at noon CT in Nursing Annex room 155. The in-person lecture, “It’s About Time: Addressing Primary Stroke Prevention in African Americans,” is free and open to the Vanderbilt community. Aycock, an associate professor and director…

New faculty member Mulubrhan Mogos researches heart-healthy pregnancies

October 24, 2019

Early in his career, as Assistant Professor of Nursing Mulubrhan Mogos cared for fragile babies in a neonatal ICU, he questioned whether the mother’s experience during pregnancy and delivery could provide clues to what went wrong, setting him on a path to study the long-term impact of cardiovascular disease on mothers and babies.

Young drinkers beware: Binge drinking may cause heart risks

June 27, 2018

You might want to think before you go out drinking again tonight. Research by Mariann Piano, senior associate dean of research at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, has found that young adults who frequently binge drink were more likely to have specific cardiovascular risk factors such as higher blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar at…

Diversity lecture on pregnancy and cardiovascular health set for June 4

May 14, 2018

Pregnancy, cardiovascular disease and maternal mortality will be the topic when Mulubrhan F. Mogos, PhD, MSc, speaks Monday, June 4, noon-1 p.m., in Nursing Annex room 162 as part of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture Series. Mogos will present “Pregnancy: A Window of Opportunity to Address Future Cardiovascular Health among Women.”…

Mariann Piano joins School of Nursing in top research role

September 19, 2017

Mariann R. Piano, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, FAHA, a distinguished researcher in cardiovascular disease and expert on the effects of binge drinking and young adults, has been named senior associate dean for research at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN). Piano will lead the School of Nursing’s research program, charged with supporting faculty scholarly endeavors, expanding…