Posts Tagged ‘Mavis Schorn’

Nursing graduates ready to begin health care journeys

May 18, 2017

“There is no better time than now to be a nurse. You are in a profession that is highly respected, challenging, fulfilling and innovating.” That’s part of what School of Nursing Dean and Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing Linda Norman, DSN, FAAN, told new graduates during Investiture ceremonies last week. “We look forward to what comes next in your professional journey.”

School of Nursing holds December pinning and awards

January 5, 2017

Family and friends of 17 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students gathered in Benton Chapel Dec. 9, 2016 for pinning ceremonies. Among those receiving the nursing pin were two Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners (AGPCNP) and nine Nurse-Midwifery Nurse Practitioners (NMW). In addition, six Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduates received pin guards signifying…

School of Nursing recognizes new nurse practitioners and DNPs in pinning ceremony

December 19, 2016

Family and friends packed Wightman Chapel in the Scarritt Bennett Center for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing pinning ceremonies on Thursday, May 11. More than 300 people were on hand as new Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post-master’s Certificate graduates received VUSN nursing pins and pin guards. VUSN Dean and…

Mavis Schorn named IPE Faculty Director for Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance

December 16, 2016

Senior Associate Dean for Academics Mavis Schorn, CNM, PhD, FACNM, was recently named Interprofessional Education and Inter-Institutional Collaborative Learning (IPE) Faculty Director for the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance.

Legislators encourage doctoral nursing students to share real-life impact of healthcare issues

September 2, 2016

  Be involved, be personal and be succinct. Those are key to engaging with policy makers and advocating for healthcare issues, two Tennessee lawmakers told doctoral students at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Tuesday. Sen. Jeff Yarbro, D-Nashville; Rep. Cameron Sexton, R-Crossville; past President of the Tennessee Nurses Association Jill Kinch, MMHC, MSN, CPNP-AC/PC;…

Schorn Recognized by Shade Tree Clinic

March 2, 2015

Mavis Schorn, PhD, CNM, professor and senior associate dean for Academics at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, will be honored at this year’s Shade Tree Clinic and Silent Auction on March 25.  Through the Shade Tree Clinic, medical and nursing students from Vanderbilt and Meharry receive valuable hands-on training while providing health care to…