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CDC taps School of Nursing informaticist to analyze nation’s PPE supply

November 17, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is funding research led by Kelly Aldrich, DNP, FHIMSS, associate professor of nursing informatics, to analyze daily hospital personal protective equipment on-hand inventory to measure trends, patterns or statistically significant changes in PPE supply in the nation’s nearly 7,000 U.S. hospitals. The project will support the CDC’s National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory,…

Message to nursing students from Provost Cybele Raver

August 27, 2021

Vanderbilt University Provost Cybele Raver recorded a video greeting for the School of Nursing community, wishing all a wonderful start to the fall semester and commending VUSN students for their dedication to health care and helping others.

On campus safety and protocols for fall 2021

August 25, 2021

Vanderbilt University students and faculty began in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester this week. Utilizing the university’s health and safety protocols, Vanderbilt School of Nursing is pleased to welcome students, staff, faculty, postdocs and visitors back to campus. On August 12, Vanderbilt University announced updated COVID-19 guidance and protocols. See this video from Dean Pamela Jeffries for information. 

School of Nursing awarded NIH grant to provide genomics education to nurse researchers and educators

August 15, 2021

Associate Professor of Nursing Laurie Connors, DNP, FAANP, has received a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health National Human Genome Research Institute to train doctors of nursing practice and PhD nurses in the translation and integration of genomics into academics, research and clinical practice. “We will deploy a ‘train the trainer’ model,” Connors said. “Our participants will take their skills back to their universities to serve as champions to incorporate genomics into curriculum, research, scholarship and clinical practice.”

Vanderbilt University confers emerita status on five School of Nursing faculty; Dean Norman named dean emerita

May 20, 2021

During Commencement ceremonies on May 15, Vanderbilt University honored five distinguished Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty by naming them faculty emeriti. The university also announced that Dean Linda Norman, DSN, FAAN, would be designated dean emerita, effective July 1, 2021. Norman, who has been dean of the School of Nursing since 2013, will step…

Saluting the Impact of Nurses on the Nation’s Health During Nurses Month

May 3, 2021

Happy Nurses Day and Month to all our remarkable nurse alumni, friends and students! We hope the month will be full of good reminders of why you became a nurse and of how valued you are. Vanderbilt, along with colleagues at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and around the globe, is extending its recognition of nurses…