Posts Tagged ‘COVID-19’

Pam Jones appointed associate vice chancellor for health and wellness at Vanderbilt University

September 14, 2021

Pam Jones, BSN’81, MSN’92, DNP’13, FAAN, has been appointed associate vice chancellor for health and wellness at Vanderbilt University, Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain announced today. In her new role, Jones will oversee all aspects of the university’s strategic health and wellness priorities, including the current response to the COVID-19 pandemic and collaborative health…

On campus safety and protocols for fall 2021

August 25, 2021

Vanderbilt University students and faculty began in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester this week. Utilizing the university’s health and safety protocols, Vanderbilt School of Nursing is pleased to welcome students, staff, faculty, postdocs and visitors back to campus. On August 12, Vanderbilt University announced updated COVID-19 guidance and protocols. See this video from Dean Pamela Jeffries for information. 

In the Thick of It: COVID fighters with the Navajo Nation

July 20, 2021

As a high school student who excelled in science and health, Annie Moon, MSN’03, wanted a career that would both challenge her and give her the opportunity every day to make a difference in people’s lives. Nursing fit the bill, and she has worked her entire career on the Navajo reservation where she grew up,…

News Around the School: Pam Jones receives inaugural Chancellor’s award

July 15, 2021

Vanderbilt Chancellor Daniel Diermeier announced the establishment of a new faculty honor, the Chancellor’s Award for University Service, at the Vanderbilt University Spring Faculty Assembly on April 1, and the first recipient was VUSN’s Pam Jones, BSN’81, MSN’92, DNP’13, senior associate dean for clinical and community partnerships. “It goes without saying that the past year has demonstrated…

University announces new vaccine requirements and protocols for masking, gatherings and activities

May 25, 2021

Following revised  CDC recommendations  indicating that fully vaccinated people  no longer need to wear masks or physically distance, Vanderbilt University today announced it is modifying many  COVID-19 protocols surrounding masking, gathering size, off-campus activities and campus visits. Additionally, the university will require all Vanderbilt University–employed faculty, staff and postdoctoral fellows to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the 2021–22 academic school year.  The deadline for faculty, staff and postdocs to submit…

Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty volunteer at mass COVID-19 vaccination event

March 25, 2021

More than 60 Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty members helped Nashville’s Metro Public Health Department vaccinate 10,107 community members in a marathon 14-hour event on Sat., March 20. Recipients received the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the drive-through event outdoors at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. Assistant Professor Carrie Plummer organized VUSN’s participation, which drew volunteers…