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VUSN’s Carol Etherington selected for TN Health Care Hall of Fame

May 4, 2018

Carol Etherington, MSN, R.N., FAAN, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing associate professor of nursing, emerita, has been named to the 2018 class of inductees into the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame. She will be honored for her health care career, which includes founding the Nashville Preventative Partnership and developing the nation’s first police department counseling program in Nashville.

VUSN student-organized trauma workshop draws international participants

May 3, 2018

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) student chapter of Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health (NSRH) recently hosted “Trauma-Informed Pelvic Care,” an interactive, live-streamed workshop led by guest speaker Stephanie Tillman, CNM. A nurse-midwife in Chicago, Tillman is also known for her blog, “Feminist Midwife.” People from Canada, Mexico, the UK, and across the…

Vanderbilt awards endowed chairs to two School of Nursing professors

February 9, 2018

Two Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) professors have been named to endowed chairs, the highest honor Vanderbilt University awards its faculty. Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM, received the Independence Foundation Chair in Nursing Education. Kleinpell, an internationally recognized researcher and educator, serves as VUSN’s assistant dean for clinical scholarship. She directs the school’s…

Future AARP president tells doctoral students to take risks, engage and share power

January 23, 2018

One needn’t be a student to profit from Alicia Georges’ directions on becoming a leader. The soon-to-be volunteer head of AARP outlined a course to leadership that could be used by people in all career stages during her recent Dean’s Diversity Lecture, “Journey to Leadership in Nursing and Beyond: Insight for Future Nurse Leaders,” at…

School of Nursing announces official diversity and inclusion position statement

January 13, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has adopted a new diversity and inclusion statement that sets out its dedication to the equity, diversity and inclusion of all students, faculty and staff and proclaims its responsibilities as an educational institution to foster and graduate highly educated and culturally sensitive health care professionals. The statement was developed…

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….

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