Posts Tagged ‘Melanie Lutenbacher’

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…

Mayor appoints faculty, staff representatives to Metro boards

July 19, 2016

Metro Nashville Mayor Megan Barry has made a number of appointments to boards, committees and advisory committees in recent weeks. Among them are a number of members of the Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center communities, including: Melanie Lutenbacher, associate professor of nursing and associate professor of medicine;

Kudos: School of Nursing faculty, alumna recognized

May 26, 2016

Vanderbilt School of Nursing faculty have been recognized as fellows by several professional associations. Assistant Professor Linda Beuscher has been named a Distinguished Fellow in the National Academies of Practice and a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow in the Nursing Academy.

Breastfeeding after return to work may depend on hours on the job

May 17, 2016

Working mothers may be more likely to breastfeed their babies for the recommended minimum of at least six months if they can work less than 20 hours a week, an Australian study suggests. Researchers analyzed data on 2,300 mothers who worked before their babies arrived. By the time the infants were six months old, about…

Friends, finances may affect how long women breastfeed

April 20, 2016

(Reuters Health) – Mothers with more social and financial resources may breastfeed longer than women with less support, a German study suggests. Pediatricians recommend that infants be exclusively breastfed until at least 6 months of age because it can reduce their risk of ear and respiratory infections, sudden infant death syndrome, allergies, childhood obesity and…

Future of the Libraries Committee named

October 23, 2014

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has charged a new committee comprising faculty from across the university and library leadership and staff with developing a vision for the future direction of the Vanderbilt University library system. “Our libraries have been transformed over the past five years, but now is no time…