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School of Nursing names new assistant dean of diversity and inclusion

September 24, 2018

Rolanda Johnson, PhD, MSN, assistant dean for academics and associate professor of nursing, has been named assistant dean for diversity and inclusion for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She replaces Assistant Professor Jana Lauderdale, who returned to her faculty role. As assistant dean for diversity and inclusion, Johnson oversees VUSN’s efforts to support and foster…

Faculty involvement and interest help draw incoming Vanderbilt Nursing students

September 5, 2018

It was unanimous. Incoming master’s, Doctor of Nursing Practice and PhD in Nursing Science students each named the school’s faculty as one of the reasons they chose to attend Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. “I looked at PhD programs across the country and was drawn to Vanderbilt’s program because of its small class size and…

Vanderbilt School of Nursing pins record-breaking number of graduates

August 10, 2018

The largest number of students — 370 graduates — in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s 108-year history graduated from their academic programs and were celebrated in pinning ceremonies Sunday, Aug. 5, at Langford Auditorium. The 276 Master of Science in Nursing students in attendance received the VUSN pin signifying their entrance into the advanced…

School of Nursing receives $1.28 million HRSA grant for future faculty

July 10, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.28 million grant to increase the number of qualified nursing faculty in U.S. colleges and universities. Funding from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) will support VUSN Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students who plan to become nursing faculty in…

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…