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Young drinkers beware: Binge drinking may cause heart risks

June 27, 2018

You might want to think before you go out drinking again tonight. Research by Mariann Piano, senior associate dean of research at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, has found that young adults who frequently binge drink were more likely to have specific cardiovascular risk factors such as higher blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar at…

Countdown to completion: Progress report on new VUSN building

June 19, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman, DSN, FAAN, recently toured the school’s new expansion currently under construction at 461 21st Ave. S. She was joined by members of Vanderbilt’s campus planning department, VUSN staff working on the project, and representatives of the project’s contractor D.F. Chase and architectural firm Hastings Architecture Associates. Work on…

School of Nursing building closures and power outage

June 19, 2018

The School of Nursing buildings at 461 21st Ave. S. will be closed from 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 through 6 a.m. Thursday, July 5, due to a planned power outage for major electrical work. The school will remain open with faculty and staff working from off-campus locations. The closure impacts Godchaux Hall, Patricia Champion…

Lauderdale urges nation’s nursing students to be culturally competent

June 12, 2018

When Assistant Dean Jana Lauderdale, PhD, FAAN, took the stage at the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) 66th Annual Convention plenary session presented by Johnson & Johnson, she introduced herself in a unique way: “I’m a Comanche Indian and I’m a nurse.” Johnson & Johnson later featured her in an article in its “Nursing Notes” newsletter. Read more / Watch Lauderdale’s presentation.

VUSN’s Pam Jones receives 2018 Rebecca Clark Culpepper Award

May 31, 2018

Pam Jones, DNP, NEA-BC, senior associate dean of Clinical and Community Partnerships, received the Rebecca Clark Culpepper Education and Mentorship Award given jointly by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nursing during VUMC’s annual Nursing Honors awards Friday, May 25. Jones directs the School of Nursing’s working relationships with VUMC and…

Shannon Cole and Melissa Hilmes named co-directors of Vanderbilt Program in Interprofessional Learning

May 31, 2018

Shannon Cole, DNP, instructor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, and Melissa Hilmes, MD, assistant professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, have been named co-directors of the Vanderbilt Program in Interprofessional Learning (VPIL) effective June 1.

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