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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.
School of Nursing and VUMC receive national New Era for Academic Nursing Award
November 6, 2019
The active and productive partnership between Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) with its 2019 New Era for Academic Nursing Award. The competitive honor recognizes schools of nursing and academic medical centers that are committed to positioning academic nursing…
School of Nursing designated Center of Excellence (News Around the School)
November 5, 2019
The National League for Nursing has named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing an NLN Center of Excellence in recognition of its high standards of educational excellence and visionary leadership.
VUSN DNP Alumna, Margaret Taylor, discusses what moms-to-be learn from each other through group prenatal care
July 7, 2019
“When you put people together and they can influence each other, the experience is so much stronger and more powerful,” said certified nurse midwife Margaret Taylor. “And certainly more effective than a midwife or physician telling a patient what to do.” Taylor is a Vanderbilt School of Nursing Faculty Practice Nurse-Midwives & Primary Care practitioner…
Brooke Faught, DNP, named 2019 Founder’s Medalist
May 10, 2019
The 2019 Founder’s Medalist for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing was already a successful entrepreneur, institute director and nurse practitioner before earning her doctor of nursing practice. During her two-year doctor of nursing practice program at VUSN, Brooke Faught worked 60+ hours a week as director of the Women’s Institute for Sexual Health. The mother of three daughters (one with special needs), Brooke also volunteered in the community, gave professional presentations and served on the executive board of directors for two different professional organizations. Her DNP project focused on ways that providers might help young women with Down syndrome receive relevant and appropriate sexuality education.