Posts Tagged ‘DNP’

VUSN rises in “U.S. News & World Report” 2019 graduate school rankings

March 20, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has again been named one of the nation’s “Best Graduate Schools” in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings. The School of Nursing’s Master of Nursing Science program moved up to No. 14 from No. 15 and its Doctor of Nursing Practice program continued as the No. 11 ranked…

VUSN MSN and DNP alum, Elizabeth Ogunnaike, joins Southern Coos Health Center (Or.)

January 26, 2018

Elizabeth Ogunnaike, DNP, has recently joined the Southern Coos Health Center in Bandon (Ore.).Ogunnaike graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2009 and 2011; first with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and then with a Master of Science in Nursing, where she became a family nurse practitioner. She recently completed Doctor of Nursing Practice from Vanderbilt University.

School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery and DNP students pinned at program completion

January 22, 2018

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized Nurse-Midwifery and Doctor of Nursing Practice students with pinning ceremonies that marked the completion of their programs in December. The Nurse-Midwifery students received VUSN nursing pins in accordance with a nursing profession tradition started by Florence Nightingale. The DNP graduates received guards to wear with their previously earned…

Advocate for nurses and Americans 50+ to give VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture Jan. 9

December 11, 2017

Alicia Georges, EdD, FAAN, a leading nursing advocate and the national volunteer president-elect of 38-million member AARP, will be the first speaker in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s 2018 Dean Diversity Lecture series. She will present “Journey to Leadership in Nursing and Beyond: Insight for Future Nurse Leaders” on Tuesday, Jan. 9, noon-1 p.m….

Student-voted awards recognize faculty teaching and mentoring in DNP and Ph.D. programs

October 19, 2017

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing doctoral students recently honored professors Mary Dietrich and Karen Hande with the school’s student-voted Dean Colleen Conway-Welch faculty awards. Dietrich, Ph.D., professor of Statistics/Measurement, was named the 2017 Ph.D. faculty award recipient. She teaches research design and statistics and supports Ph.D. students with their dissertation research. Student nominations noted that…

APRN Emergency Medicine Fellowship created

September 7, 2017

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is starting an Advanced Practice Emergency Medicine Fellowship, one of the first programs in the country exclusively for nurse practitioners specializing in emergency care. The first recipient is Danica Ninkovic, who earned her Emergency Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s certificate from VUSN in 2015 and will graduate with her Vanderbilt DNP next year.