Posts Tagged ‘DNP’

VUSN DNP, MSN Alum, Stephanie (Hunt) Boyd Nominated for Twenty under 40

June 6, 2018

Dr. Stephanie Boyd, Hospital Executive of the Aultman Health Foundation, was nominated for the Stark County Twenty under 40 list of business professionals. She commented: What is the best career advice you’ve ever been given? The best career advice came from my parents since my brothers and I were young. The advice was to pursue a career…

VUSN DNP Alum, Dr. Kim Kuebler, Reveals Research Studies Provide Unexpected Findings in Nursing Education

June 6, 2018

Dr. Kim Kuebler DNP, APRN, ANP-BC is the Principle Investigator of four collective studies evaluating all levels of nursing education on meeting the complex care needs of the largest, fastest growing and costliest U.S. patient population – those living with multiple chronic conditions (MCC).

Alumnus Stuart Downs receives nursing excellence leadership award

June 5, 2018

Stuart Downs, DNP’13, MSN’10, was honored with Atlanta’s Executive Nursing Leadership Excellence Award last month at the area’s Celebrating Nurses luncheon. The award recognizes a chief nursing officer or chief nursing executive serving in an administrative capacity in a Metro Atlanta hospital who demonstrates advocacy, vision and collaboration to improve patient care and the nursing workplace. Previously chief nursing officer and vice president, Downs is now chief operating officer and vice president of WellStar Atlanta Medical Center.

Brenna Gillis, MSN, DNP, is 2018 VUSN Founder’s Medalist

May 23, 2018

The 2018 Founder’s Medalist for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is Brenna Gillis, MSN’15, DNP. Gillis, who concluded her DNP work in August 2017, graduated with a 4.0 GPA — her second. Gillis is also an MSN alumna who earned a 4.0 in her master’s studies in 2015. Now a certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, Gillis provides mental health services to children, adolescents and adults in Rutherford County.

School of Nursing awards record number of DNPs during Commencement

May 15, 2018

Last week’s Commencement marked a milestone for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing when it awarded 73 Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees, the greatest number since the program began in 2008. The school also awarded the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree to 326 graduates during the investiture ceremonies on Branscomb Quadrangle. An…

Nursing Pinning ceremony marks program completion

May 10, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) recognized graduating Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice students during a traditional Pinning ceremony on Thursday, May 10, at Nashville’s Scarritt Bennett Center. Dean Linda D. Norman, DSN, FAAN, the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, greeted the approximately 250 students and guests and gave…