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Schorn selected National Academies of Practice Distinguished Fellow

January 28, 2019

Senior Associate Dean for Academics Mavis Schorn, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, has been named a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Nursing. Schorn was selected in recognition of her leadership and achievements in nursing, education and research. She has served as senior associate dean since 2013 and oversees academic programs and services…

Vanderbilt School of Nursing opens $23.6 million building expansion

January 23, 2019

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing celebrated the opening of its new $23.6 million building expansion with a ribbon cutting and grand opening event on Jan. 22. The expansion, which broke ground in June 2017, features a state-of-the-art simulation lab, technologically advanced classrooms and student services offices.

Take an interactive tour of the new School of Nursing Building

January 18, 2019

The new School of Nursing building has the well-being of its occupants at the heart of its design, construction and operation. Take an interactive tour of the building’s wellness features.

Pioneering Vanderbilt School of Nursing building designed with health in mind

January 17, 2019

Health and well-being inform every part of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s new $23.6 million building expansion, opening Jan. 22. The expansion, which broke ground in 2017, was designed to target LEED Gold and WELL Silver certification. Once the certification process concludes, the university anticipates that this building will be the first complete, ground-up structure in Nashville to carry the…

Recent School of Nursing honors and recognitions

November 26, 2018

Faculty and students in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have recently been recognized for these career, research, scholarship and leadership accomplishments. The National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence named Assistant Professor Jennifer Kim, DNP, MSN’97, GNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, a distinguished educator in gerontological nursing. She received the award at the NHCGNE Leadership Conference…

Former Dean Colleen Conway-Welch has died

October 12, 2018

Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., C.N.M., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.N.M., who during her 29 years as dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing transformed nursing education at Vanderbilt and nationally, died Oct. 12 following a courageous battle with cancer. “Colleen Conway-Welch was a prescient leader at Vanderbilt who had a tremendous positive impact on our university and on…