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COVID-19 and alcohol consumption don’t mix
April 23, 2020
News outlets have reported that more than 190 people in Iran died from drinking bootleg alcohol, possibly related to the mistaken belief that drinking alcohol can prevent COVID-19 infection. Vanderbilt School of Nursing professor Mariann Piano, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA, sets the facts straight about Coronavirus 2019 and alcohol, including reasons to monitor your alcohol consumption during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Piano, the Nancy and Hilliard Travis Professor of Nursing and Senior Associate Dean for Research, studies the adverse effects of unhealthy alcohol drinking on the cardiovascular system. Her current research focuses on binge drinking and young adults.
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 email@example.com.
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…