Posts Tagged ‘lecture’

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.

ANA President to give May 13 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture

May 3, 2019

Ernest J. Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, the 36th president of the American Nurses Association and the first man elected to that office, will give the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, May 13, noon-1 p.m., in VUSN’s Nursing Annex room 161. Grant’s lecture, “Nursing at the Crossroads: The Future of…

VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture by advocate and nonverbal speaker available to view

January 23, 2019

An overflow audience attended the January 14 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture given by Holly and Eileen Forlenza. An estimated 250 students, faculty, staff and interested community members heard the presentation by Holly, a nonverbal motivational speaker, and her mother Eileen, an advocate for family involvement in health care. The event was taped and is available here.

MLK Day lecture on “Diversity, Inclusion and Equity: Our Collective Responsibility” is Jan. 21

January 16, 2019

Deborah Deas, MD, MPH, the Mark and Pam Rubin Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, will speak from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in Light Hall, Room 208. Her lecture is in conjunction with the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series at Vanderbilt and sponsored by the Vanderbilt…

Advocate and nonverbal speaker to give VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture Jan. 14, 2019

December 17, 2018

A nonverbal motivational speaker and her mother, an advocate for family involvement in health care, will present the January 2019 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, Jan. 14, noon-1 p.m. in VUSN’s Nursing Annex room 161. “From Try to Triumph: The Journey of a Nonverbal Young Adult” given by Holly Forlenza and Eileen Forlenza is…

Health care workforce expert Peter Buerhaus to give Aug. 28 diversity lecture

July 30, 2018

Peter Buerhaus, PhD, FAAN, an internationally recognized health care economist and workforce expert, will give the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Tuesday, Aug. 28, noon-1 p.m., in VUSN’s Nursing Annex room 155. His talk, “Registered Nurses and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses: Improving Diversity and Improving Access to Primary Care in Underserved…