Posts Tagged ‘Linda Norman’

VUSN Congratulates new FAANs

October 12, 2015

Congratulations to VUSN faculty and alumni who were recently inducted as Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing at the annual ceremony in Washington, D.C.  Pictured L to R:  Dean Linda Norman, VUSN Professor Susie Adams, Cecilia Page (BSN ’79, DNP ’13, Founder’s Medalist), VUSN Assistant Professor Kelly Wolgast (MSN ’93, Founder’s Medalist), Patrick Palmeri (MSN ’00)…

VUSN’s Jamie Pope unveils new book

September 16, 2015

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing instructor Jamie Pope has published a new book, Nutrition for a Changing World. The book represents an accumulation of more than three years of research and was developed for non-nutrition majors in introductory nutrition courses, like the ones Pope teaches for more than 400 Vanderbilt undergraduate students each year. Each…

Pinning ceremony celebrates School of Nursing students

August 6, 2015

Nearly 300 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students were recognized for completing their programs of study during a pinning ceremony held Sunday at the Omni Hotel in downtown Nashville. Professional pins of Nursing were awarded to 267 students who completed their Master of Science in Nursing, pin guards were presented to eight students who…

New birth center to open in West End area of Nashville

July 21, 2015

NASHVILE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A new birth center will soon open in the West End area of Nashville in collaboration with Vanderbilt Health. Baby+Company, located near Vanderbilt University Medical Center, is the only free-standing birth center in Nashville. The center’s services include pre-natal, labor and delivery, postpartum, and newborn care. They also offer annual exams,…

VUSN lands HRSA Nurse Faculty Loan Forgiveness Grant

July 16, 2015

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has received $1.3 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) to help increase the number of qualified nursing faculty. “The Institute of Medicine, Joint Commission, Robert Wood Johnson, and other groups have challenged education institutions to increase the number of nurse educators…

VUSN graduates ready to be positive force in health care

May 14, 2015

Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing and dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, told graduates during Vanderbilt’s Commencement and Investiture ceremonies last week that “nursing today is as influential as when Florence Nightingale defined and organized nursing in the United Kingdom in the 1800s. We are one of the most…