Posts Tagged ‘DNP’

Jane Mericle, DNP’20, is named School of Nursing Founder’s Medalist

May 8, 2020

Jane M. Mericle, DNP’20, is this year’s Founder’s Medalist for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She earned a doctor of nursing practice degree. Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente announced Vanderbilt’s 2020 Founder’s Medalists in a video message to the university community on May 8. “To all of this year’s Founder’s Medalists, you…

School of Nursing receives $5 million in HRSA grants to increase nurse practitioners in rural, underserved areas

August 9, 2019

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received two awards totaling more than $5 million from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase the number of nurse practitioners (NP) working in rural and underserved communities where there aren’t enough primary care providers. In response to the growing need for mental health services, both…

School of Nursing pinning ceremonies celebrate achievement and entry into profession

August 7, 2019

Excellence and accomplishment were the focus of pinning and recognition ceremonies held by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing on Sunday, Aug. 4. The school recognized the successful completion of programs by 373 Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Post-Master’s Certificate (PMC) students. The MSN graduates were awarded the VUSN school…

Q&A with VUSN DNP and MSN Alumna, Trish Baise, CEO of new Ballad Behavioral Services Division (TN)

August 2, 2019

VUSN DNP and MSN Nursing and Health Care Leadership Alumna, Trish Baise, was recently interviewed by the Kingsport TimesNews after she was named CEO of Ballad Health’s new Behavioral Health Services Division. They have an $85 million, 10-year plan to get its job done as part of the Certificate of Public Advantage with the state of…

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

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…