Posts Tagged ‘MSN’

If law allows, Nurse Practitioners may be answer to U.S. physician shortage

February 21, 2020

Dr. Courtney Pitts, Director, Family NP Specialty at VUSN was interviewed about the U.S. Physician Shortage. The goal is to advance healthcare within the community. Vanderbilt received two HRSA grants to increase the number of NPs practicing in rural, underserved areas where there aren’t enough primary care providers. Pitts commented “At Vanderbilt, both students and faculty…

VUSN MSN Alumna, Suzanne McMurtry Baird, announced as member of 2020 AWHONN Board of Directors

October 23, 2019

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) recently announced its 2020 President-Elect and Board of Directors. VUSN MSN Alumna, Suzanne McMurtry Baird, DNP, RN, was named a new member of the AWHONN Board of Directors. Her term officially begins on January 1, 2020.

VUSN MSN Alumna, Morgan Willbarger, joins Riverside Medical Group (IL)

September 23, 2019

Riverside Healthcare is pleased to welcome Morgan Willbarger, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. In addition to her education, she is a member of the American Nurses Association and the American Academy of Neurology. Photo courtesy: The Daily Journal

VUSN MSN Alumna, Kim Hanna, named named Dean of Whitson-Hester School of Nursing (TN)

September 17, 2019

Kim Hanna, VUSN MSN Alumna, was recently named dean of Whitson-Hester School of Nursing. When interviewed about the new role she emphasized her passion for tech and love of nursing. “It’s because there is so much potential and I am so vested here. We have an awesome faculty and staff and exceptional students. I can see…

School of Nursing pinning ceremonies celebrate achievement and entry into profession

August 7, 2019

Excellence and accomplishment were the focus of pinning and recognition ceremonies held by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing on Sunday, Aug. 4. The school recognized the successful completion of programs by 373 Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Post-Master’s Certificate (PMC) students. The MSN graduates were awarded the VUSN school…

Q&A with VUSN DNP and MSN Alumna, Trish Baise, CEO of new Ballad Behavioral Services Division (TN)

August 2, 2019

VUSN DNP and MSN Nursing and Health Care Leadership Alumna, Trish Baise, was recently interviewed by the Kingsport TimesNews after she was named CEO of Ballad Health’s new Behavioral Health Services Division. They have an $85 million, 10-year plan to get its job done as part of the Certificate of Public Advantage with the state of…