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Faucett chosen to lead Vanderbilt’s Nurse Midwifery Specialty

August 15, 2023

Kendra M. Faucett, DNP, BS’00, CNM, APRN, CNE, FACNM, will become academic director for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Nurse-Midwifery specialty on September 18. She comes to Nashville from her role as an assistant professor and course coordinator at Frontier Nursing University.  “I am thrilled to be joining the No. 1 midwifery program in the country,” Faucett said. “Vanderbilt has an outstanding reputation,…

VUSN named NLN Center of Excellence for education expertise

August 4, 2023

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has been named a National League of Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for its support of faculty pedagogical expertise. This is the second time the school has been so honored. The five-year NLN Center of Excellence designation recognizes that VUSN demonstrates ongoing, dedicated excellence in developing and expanding faculty expertise in nursing education.

Vanderbilt nurses named Tennessee Rising Star Nurse Leaders

August 3, 2023

The Tennessee Action Coalition has included a School of Nursing faculty member and a Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt nurse in its 2023 cohort of Tennessee Rising Star Nurse Leaders. VUSN Assistant Professor Monika Schmidt Do, DNP, FACC, and clinical staff leader Cory Smeltzer, RN, were among 25 young Tennessee nurse leaders named rising stars.

DeVane-Johnson receives NIH grant to address breastfeeding disparities

July 5, 2023

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Associate Professor of Nursing Stephanie DeVane-Johnson, PhD, MSN’97, CNM, FACNM, has been awarded a two-year Diversity Supplement grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). The National Institute of Health (NIH) supplement supports early career researchers of color by providing mentorship, training and career development opportunities…

School of Nursing’s Ginny Moore selected as AANP fellow

June 16, 2023

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has named School of Nursing Professor Ginny Moore, DNP, MSN’90, as an AANP fellow in honor of her outstanding achievements and exemplary service. Moore, who directs the Women’s Health/Gender-Related Nurse Practitioner specialty, will be inducted on June 22 at the 2023 AANP National Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.  “Membership…

McNelis to lead nursing science PhD program

June 14, 2023

Angela M. McNelis, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, CNE, has been selected as the new Vanderbilt School of Nursing assistant dean for its PhD in nursing science program. McNelis comes to Nashville from her role as professor and associate dean for scholarship of innovation and clinical science at George Washington University School of Nursing in Washington,…

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