Posts Tagged ‘Linda Norman’

School of Nursing awards record number of DNPs during Commencement

May 15, 2018

Last week’s Commencement marked a milestone for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing when it awarded 73 Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees, the greatest number since the program began in 2008. The school also awarded the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree to 326 graduates during the investiture ceremonies on Branscomb Quadrangle. An…

Nursing Pinning ceremony marks program completion

May 10, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) recognized graduating Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice students during a traditional Pinning ceremony on Thursday, May 10, at Nashville’s Scarritt Bennett Center. Dean Linda D. Norman, DSN, FAAN, the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, greeted the approximately 250 students and guests and gave…

Transgender expert Asa Radix to give May 7 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture

April 10, 2018

Asa Radix, MD, MPH, FACP, an internationally recognized medical expert and researcher on the health needs of transgender and LGBTQ people, will give the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, May 7, noon-1 p.m., in VUSN’s Nursing Annex room 155. The lecture, “Transgender Health — 2018 Update,” is open to…

VUSN rises in “U.S. News & World Report” 2019 graduate school rankings

March 20, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has again been named one of the nation’s “Best Graduate Schools” in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings. The School of Nursing’s Master of Nursing Science program moved up to No. 14 from No. 15 and its Doctor of Nursing Practice program continued as the No. 11 ranked…

Future AARP president tells doctoral students to take risks, engage and share power

January 23, 2018

One needn’t be a student to profit from Alicia Georges’ directions on becoming a leader. The soon-to-be volunteer head of AARP outlined a course to leadership that could be used by people in all career stages during her recent Dean’s Diversity Lecture, “Journey to Leadership in Nursing and Beyond: Insight for Future Nurse Leaders,” at…

School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery and DNP students pinned at program completion

January 22, 2018

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized Nurse-Midwifery and Doctor of Nursing Practice students with pinning ceremonies that marked the completion of their programs in December. The Nurse-Midwifery students received VUSN nursing pins in accordance with a nursing profession tradition started by Florence Nightingale. The DNP graduates received guards to wear with their previously earned…