Posts Tagged ‘Research’
Research studies focus on nurse staffing, discharge transitions and social drivers of health for patients.
December 15, 2023
Three targeted research projects aimed at improving hospital models of care delivery are coming together at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing Education Ruth Kleinpell PhD, ACNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FNAP, MCCM, and colleagued talked to “DIscoveries in Medicine” about their work on social determinants of health and how a new State of Tennessee grant is helping them evaluate how to fit routine SDOH screening into care.
School of Nursing participates in new VUMC initiative funded by Tennessee Dept. of Health
August 16, 2023
Members of the School of Nursing are participating in a new Vanderbilt University Medical Center initiative funded with a $3.9 million grant to VUMC from the Tennessee Department of Health. The grant program will evaluate innovative models of nursing care that include screening and responding to social drivers of health. It will also investigate how to mitigate nursing staffing shortages while ensuring optimal patient care.
VUSN Research Spotlight: Emma Clark
June 1, 2023
Emma V. Clark, PhD (c), is a third-year PhD candidate at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Her research stems from her interest in how regulation of midwives (e.g., licensure, oversight of training curricula, development and enforcement of scopes of work, and requirements for ongoing practice) affect how many midwives are working in a country, the…
May 4, 2023
Deonni Stolldorf PhD, RN, is one of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s research scientists, and tenure-track Assistant Professor. Stolldorf’s research focuses on discovering how to best implement and sustain complex, multi-level, interdisciplinary healthcare interventions. Her frequent partnership with clinical researchers serves to advance both clinical interventions and the field of Implementation Science, with the goal…
April 6, 2023
Lori Schirle, PhD, CRNA, is an Assistant Professor at VUSN. Her research aims at understanding how to best achieve effective pain management in surgical populations, while minimizing the risk of opioids. Currently, Schirle is investigating how a person’s underlying pain sensitivity influences their opioid use after total knee replacement. “Everyone has an underlying pain sensitivity,”…
VUSN Research Spotlight: Amy Campbell
March 1, 2023
Amy Campbell, PhD(c), RN, CPNP-PC, is a third-year PhD candidate at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. During her years working as a pediatric nurse practitioner in primary care, she observed many mothers struggling with feeding their infants. Some of these infants went on to be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, which lead her to inquiring…