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Love of nursing inspired Doris Billhorn to go back — and give back — to school

September 22, 2016

It’s not unusual for alumni to come back to the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and show their children where they earned their degree. But when Doris Billhorn, MSN’92, did that recently, she added something special: a financial gift to the school for scholarships. “I got my chance at Vanderbilt through scholarships, through help from…

Welcome—and welcome back—to VUSN

September 1, 2016

The academic year is never really over at the School of Nursing. We pinned 360 students in one of the largest classes in our history on July 31 and within a few weeks, began greeting new faces and welcoming our returning students. With 879 students, VUSN is one of the largest nursing programs in the…

VUSN doctoral students honored as Jonas Nurse Scholars

September 1, 2016

The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare has named 12 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing doctoral students to its 2016-18 cohort of Jonas Nurse Scholars. The groundbreaking Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program aims to increase the number of U.S. nursing school faculty with doctorates. It supports nursing scholars with financial assistance, leadership development programs…

Vanderbilt School of Nursing Reunion: October 20–22

August 4, 2016

If you haven’t already, mark your calendars and plan to join us for a wonderful weekend of reconnecting with friends and colleagues and see what’s been happening at your alma mater! Reunion weekend is October 20-22 and we need you to make the weekend a success. Each VUSN class ending in 1 or 6 is…

YWCA Names 2016 Academy for Women of Achievement Honorees

July 30, 2016

Marilyn Dubree, executive chief nursing officer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and senior associate dean for clinical practice at VUSN along with seven inspiring Nashville women have been selected as inductees into the 2016 Academy for Women of Achievement. They will be honored at the 25th annual Academy for Women of Achievement celebration and induction…

Search committee for VUSN Senior Associate Dean for Research announced

June 24, 2016

Barbara A. Given, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, the Visiting Ingram Professor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) and university distinguished professor at the Michigan State University College of Nursing, will lead the search committee for the next senior associate dean for research for VUSN. The trans-institutional search committee will work with executive search…