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VUSN professor receives American Cancer Society grant to study self-care for cancer survivors

December 2, 2016

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) Assistant Professor Jie Deng, Ph.D., R.N., OCN, FAAN, has been awarded a $789,000 research scholar grant by the American Cancer Society to develop and test a self-care program for head and neck cancer survivors diagnosed with secondary lymphedema and fibrosis (LEF). LEF causes swelling and the development of hard…

School of Nursing celebrates 2016 Alumni Award recipients

November 16, 2016

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing presented three outstanding alumni and a legendary Vanderbilt professor with VUSN alumni awards as part of Reunion 2016. Britney Broyhill, MSN ’08, DNP ’13, BA ’06; Cynthia Cameron, MSN ’10, BS ’03; Sally Yeagley, BSN ’66, MSN ’86; and Vereen Bell, professor of English, emeritus, accepted the awards in…

Nursing student leads Hult Prize @ Vanderbilt competition

October 24, 2016

After making it to the regional finals in the 2016 international Hult Prize competition, VUSN student Kelsey Moore is directing this year’s campus event. Billed as the “Nobel Prize for students,” the Hult Prize awards $1 million for the best business plan to help solve issues facing millions of people around the globe.

Minnick and Leming-Lee receive student-nominated awards

October 20, 2016

School of Nursing faculty Ann F. Minnick, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, and Treasa “Susie” Leming-Lee, DNP, MSN, CPHQ, recently were honored with the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Dean Colleen Conway-Welch awards. The awards recognize faculty members in the Ph.D. and DNP programs for significant contributions to student learning in their courses and/or by encouraging students…

Vanderbilt Nursing and Law students to staff free health fair for older adults Oct. 29

October 12, 2016

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students will staff a free health fair for older adults on Saturday, Oct. 29, as part of their Enhancement of Community and Population Health class. Vanderbilt Law School students will also participate and answer questions about power of attorney issues. The health fair will be hosted by the Margaret…

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…