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Alumna is one of the U.S. Airforce’s first aerospace nurse practitioners

September 29, 2022

U.S. Air Force Capt. Molly Dunkelberger, MSN’17, has a new role with the 17th Medical Group at Goodfellow Air Force Base in Texas: She is one of eight pioneering aerospace nurse practitioners in the Air Force. Aerospace nurse practitioner is a new career field and Dunkelberger and her seven colleagues have been specially trained in aerospace medicine to fill the growing gap of flight surgeons. Dunkelberger serves as the primary care manager for the 17th Security Forces Squadron.

School of Nursing to hold in-person Open House October 1

September 14, 2022

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will hold its in-person Open House on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event offers a unique opportunity to learn about the MN, MSN, DNP, PhD and Post-Master’s Certificate Programs. Register now.

Jeffery working with VU, VUMC and VA on substance use disorder prediction technology

September 1, 2022

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Assistant Professor Alvin Jeffery is a biomedical informatics expert, lending his expertise in developing back-end computational work to problems across health care. Here, Jeffery details studies funded by two recently awarded grants, including a grant of more than $2.3 million over five years from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Informatics made easy for educators, thanks to Vanderbilt University School of Nursing experts

August 29, 2022

Nursing educators from across the United States traveled to Nashville this summer to attend the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s three-day, intensive Vanderbilt Informatics Summer Teaching Academy (VISTA). The workshop was created to help nursing schools incorporate informatics knowledge in curriculum required by the 2021 American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essential Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education.

VUSN celebrates 2022 Reunion in person

August 25, 2022

After a two-year, pandemic-induced break, the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will hold an in-person Reunion October 6-7, in coordination with the Vanderbilt University Reunion celebration, which continues through October 9. All classes originally scheduled for a reunion in 2020, 2021 or 2022 are invited to attend.  The School of Nursing will welcome back alumni,…

School of Nursing celebrates program completion with formal pinning ceremony

August 25, 2022

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice students for the completion of their educational programs at two pinning ceremonies August 7, 2022, at Langford Auditorium. The School of Nursing celebrated 326 MSN, 17 Post-Master’s Certificate and 20 DNP students across 10 specialties. Family and friends were…