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Social determinants focus of Jan. 11 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture

January 5, 2022

A researcher working on financial, legal and medical interventions for social determinants of health will give the winter 2022 Vanderbilt School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at noon-1 p.m. CST. The lecture will be presented virtually on Zoom. The event is free, but registration is necessary. Register

NBNA president to deliver Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture Jan. 17

January 5, 2022

Martha A. Dawson, DNP, RN, FACHE, president of the National Black Nurses Association, will present the 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture on Monday, Jan. 17, noon-1 p.m. CST. Co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt School of Nursing and Vanderbilt School of Medicine, this year’s MLK Day lecture will be held virtually via Zoom. Attendees…

Colleen Moss named Neonatal Nurse Practitioner academic director

December 15, 2021

Assistant Professor Colleen Reilly Moss, BS’00, MSN’01, DNP, NNP-BC, has been named academic director for the neonatal nurse practitioner specialty at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Moss had been interim co-director with assistant professor Patricia Scott, DNP, NNP-BC, C-NPT. “Colleen has a passion for teaching and mentoring new neonatal providers,” said Mavis Schorn, PhD, CNM,…

45 years of service: Marilyn Dubree celebrates a milestone of dedication to Vanderbilt Nursing

October 26, 2021

When Marilyn Dubree, MSN’76, graduated with her master’s degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, she had no intention of remaining at Vanderbilt for the rest of her career. Thankfully for Vanderbilt University Medical Center and for the more than 7,000 nurses she serves, Marilyn did just that. For 45 years, Marilyn has been…

APP Clinical Advancement Program Increases Job Satisfaction

October 23, 2021

Rates of satisfaction with professional development opportunities among non-faculty advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) and PAs increased nearly twofold following implementation of a pilot clinical advancement program at VUMC. Dr. April Kapu said that this program may help improve burnout rates among clinicians by “providing an infrastructure for professional growth and development,” but other solutions are needed to…

Faculty Innovators: Sheila Ridner and Barbara Murphy spearhead trials for first at-home head and neck lymphedema treatment device

October 14, 2021

Vanderbilt University professors Sheila Ridner at the School of Nursing and Barbara Murphy at the School of Medicine have contributed to the development of a first-of-its-kind device to treat head and neck lymphedema–a chronic disease that causes fluid buildup in the body and can complicate normal functions. When this disease occurs in the head and neck, which is common…