Posts Tagged ‘cover’

Change of Shift: A conversation with Dean Linda Norman

July 20, 2021

On Stepping Forward and Stepping Down Linda Norman joined Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in 1991 as its assistant dean for administration. Within a year, Norman was appointed associate dean for academics, selected by then-Dean Colleen Conway-Welch to execute the school’s academic mission. For the next two decades, Norman steered the School of Nursing’s educational…

Maternal Health Crisis

July 20, 2021

Promising research focuses on the mother’s health to ensure her—and her child’s— well-being in the short and long term The tie between mother and child is never closer than while the child is in the womb. Recognizing the importance of this time in human life, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has chosen to make Pregnancy…

Twice the Hope: Celebrating the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021

July 20, 2021

After a 12-month wait, the Vanderbilt School of Nursing Class of 2020 celebrated—and was celebrated—in person during Investiture ceremonies held on campus May 2. The intimate ceremony for graduates, family and friends was both traditional and innovative as it accommodated COVID-19 safety protocols while still retaining appropriate pomp and circumstance. In her address to graduates,…

Photo Essay: Celebrating Dean Linda Norman

July 19, 2021

In her 30 years at Vanderbilt School of Nursing, Linda Norman has been teacher, administrator, leader, colleague and dean–and always a nurse. These photos represent those roles and memorable occasions in her career and eight years as dean.

It takes a team: Lessons from inside Vanderbilt’s COVID-19 unit

February 23, 2021

Vanderbilt Hospital tapped a team of experienced nurse practitioners to set up and provide care in its COVID-19 unit. They, along with the rest of the unit professionals, are still at it after nearly a year of what one describes as probably the hardest months of any of their professional lives.

Philosophy of care for women of all ages

February 19, 2021

The first baby Vernicia Winford helped deliver into the world as a certified nurse-midwife was her own niece, born just a few days after the nursing graduate student passed her American Midwifery Certification Board exam in December 2019. As a dual nurse-midwifery/family nurse practitioner student in the School of Nursing, Winford saw patients of all ages and genders…