Posts Tagged ‘Linda Norman’

Vanderbilt School of Nursing pins record-breaking number of graduates

August 10, 2018

The largest number of students — 370 graduates — in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s 108-year history graduated from their academic programs and were celebrated in pinning ceremonies Sunday, Aug. 5, at Langford Auditorium. The 276 Master of Science in Nursing students in attendance received the VUSN pin signifying their entrance into the advanced…

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…

Minority undergraduates explore nursing during VUSN summer programs

July 28, 2018

Undergraduates primarily from historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) considering careers in health care participated in two new programs launched at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing this summer. In June, the Summer Professional Immersion in Nursing (SPIN) program provided eight undergraduate students from Fisk and Vanderbilt universities the opportunity to gain exposure to the nursing…

School of Nursing receives $1.28 million HRSA grant for future faculty

July 10, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.28 million grant to increase the number of qualified nursing faculty in U.S. colleges and universities. Funding from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) will support VUSN Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students who plan to become nursing faculty in…

VUSN’s Pam Jones receives 2018 Rebecca Clark Culpepper Award

May 31, 2018

Pam Jones, DNP, NEA-BC, senior associate dean of Clinical and Community Partnerships, received the Rebecca Clark Culpepper Education and Mentorship Award given jointly by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nursing during VUMC’s annual Nursing Honors awards Friday, May 25. Jones directs the School of Nursing’s working relationships with VUMC and…

School of Nursing recognizes faculty, staff, colleagues and honorary nurses

May 24, 2018

Two longtime friends of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing were named honorary VUSN nurses, a leading researcher was recognized for service to faculty and students, and outstanding faculty and staff received school awards during the School of Nursing’s spring Faculty/Staff Assembly May 17. VUSN Dean Linda Norman, DSN, FAAN, the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of…