Posts Tagged ‘PhD’

Student-voted awards recognize faculty teaching and mentoring in DNP and Ph.D. programs

October 19, 2017

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing doctoral students recently honored professors Mary Dietrich and Karen Hande with the school’s student-voted Dean Colleen Conway-Welch faculty awards. Dietrich, Ph.D., professor of Statistics/Measurement, was named the 2017 Ph.D. faculty award recipient. She teaches research design and statistics and supports Ph.D. students with their dissertation research. Student nominations noted that…

Incoming School of Nursing class includes first Executive Leadership DNPs

August 30, 2017

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing welcomed 474 new Master of Nursing Science, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Ph.D. students in a series of orientation events Aug. 16-28. The new class included the school’s first cohort of eight executive leadership track DNP students. The incoming MSN class of 402 included 187 students who hold…

U.S. Deputy Surgeon General lecture at 3 p.m. today

December 13, 2016

NOTE: Lecture is at 3 p.m. today. Some information had an incorrect start time.  Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, the deputy surgeon general of the United States, will deliver the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s (VUSN) inaugural Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, Jan. 9 at 3 p.m. in Nursing Annex room 155. The free…

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…

Legislators encourage doctoral nursing students to share real-life impact of healthcare issues

September 2, 2016

  Be involved, be personal and be succinct. Those are key to engaging with policy makers and advocating for healthcare issues, two Tennessee lawmakers told doctoral students at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Tuesday. Sen. Jeff Yarbro, D-Nashville; Rep. Cameron Sexton, R-Crossville; past President of the Tennessee Nurses Association Jill Kinch, MMHC, MSN, CPNP-AC/PC;…

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…