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VUSN and VUMC researchers receive FAANP funding for Choosing Wisely collaborative study

August 10, 2017

A collaborative project led by a Vanderbilt University School of Nursing researcher and Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Associate Nursing Officer for Advanced Practice has received funding from the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) to roll out a national pilot project aimed at demonstrating the influence of nurse practitioners in reducing unnecessary…

Maxwell honored with National Hartford Center Award

July 31, 2017

The National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) has named Cathy Maxwell, Ph.D., R.N., its 2017 NHCGNE Innovation Award recipient. The award recognizes and celebrates innovative programs and projects that highlight excellence in gerontological nursing. It is given to a member or team for innovation that positively impacts nursing care for older adults. Maxwell,…

2017 School of Nursing awards recognize faculty, staff and VUSM’s Bernard

May 24, 2017

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) presented its annual awards to faculty, staff and a friend of the school during its spring assembly on May 18. VUSN Dean Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., FAAN, the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, presented Gordon Bernard, M.D., executive vice president for Research and senior associate dean for…

Alumni of famed Student Health Coalition hold panel discussion May 19

May 16, 2017

Vanderbilt alumni who helped start the paradigm-changing Appalachian Student Health Coalition will present a panel discussion on campus from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, May 19, in the Heard Library Community Room. The coalition was founded by Vanderbilt medical, law, nursing and undergraduate students in 1970 to reach out to medically underserved communities in upper…

Vanderbilt honors Bonnie Pilon and Ken Wallston as Faculty Emeriti

May 15, 2017

Bonita “Bonnie” Pilon, Ph.D., NEA-BC, FAAN, and Kenneth A. Wallston, Ph.D., were recognized as faculty emeriti during Vanderbilt University’s Commencement ceremonies Friday, May 12. The two faculty members were among 32 retiring Vanderbilt professors honored for their years of service and scholarship. Pilon, who joined Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in 1989, was named professor…

NPT “Aging Matters” episode features VUSN dean

April 24, 2017

Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., FAAN, dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, talks about the aging health care workforce during a new episode of Nashville Public Television’s Aging Matters on Thursday, April 27, at 8 p.m. NPT also shot footage of students in VUSN’s ASN to MSN PreSpecialty program for the show. In the…

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