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School of Nursing earns high rankings in 2021 “U.S. News & World Report”

April 6, 2020

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing received top rankings in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School survey released March 17. Vanderbilt’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program is ranked No. 5 and its Master of Science in Nursing program is ranked No. 9 out of more than 500 schools surveyed. Additionally, two of…

VUSN Dean Norman to lead Vanderbilt Public Health Task Force

March 25, 2020

VUSN Dean Linda Norman will lead a new Public Health Advisory Task Force formed to serve as a resource for Vanderbilt during the COVID-19 pandemic. Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente announced the new task force on March 23.

Important information about Vanderbilt’s response to COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Vanderbilt University has moved to alternative and online education for the rest of the semester. Full information, updates and resources are available at vanderbilt.edu/coronavirus. Please reach out with any and all questions to covid-questions@vanderbilt.edu.

Alumnus testifies in support of mental health care workforce shortage bill

March 4, 2020

Asa T. Briggs, MSN’12, PMHNP-BC, recently testified in front of the Council of the District of Columbia Committee on Health in support of a bill regarding telepsychiatry and a need for mental health care providers. Briggs was director of psychiatry for Unity Healthcare, DC’s largest network of community health centers. He recently joined South Carolina’s Prisma Health.

Alumnus to lead Michigan efforts to improve health care for people of color

March 2, 2020

Randolph Rasch, PhD, MSN’79, dean of Michigan State University’s College of Nursing, will lead that state’s effort to reduce health disparities for people of color, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday in her State of the State address. Whitmer lauded Rasch’s work toward reducing implicit bias, which can cause medical professionals to discount the needs of…

VUSN faculty Hudson and Starks honored with MLK Award at annual lecture

January 23, 2020

Two Vanderbilt School of Nursing faculty received the annual Martin Luther King Jr. award presented by VUSN and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine during the 2020 MLK Commemorative Lecture on Monday. Assistant Professors Tamika Hudson, DNP, MSN’12, and Jannyse Starks, DNP’11, MSN,’09 were honored for their work with the Community Action Poverty Simulation, which helps students, faculty, staff and community leaders experience life in poverty through a planned simulation. School of Medicine Assistant Professor Adriana Bialostozky, MD, was also honored, receiving the MLK award for her work in providing culturally competent care in pediatrics.