Posts Tagged ‘Research’

Kleinpell named VUSN Assistant Dean for Clinical Scholarship

September 19, 2017

Ruth M. Kleinpell, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, FAANP, FCCM, an internationally recognized nurse researcher, scholar and educator, has joined Vanderbilt University School of Nursing as assistant dean for Clinical Scholarship and professor of Nursing. Kleinpell comes to Vanderbilt from Rush University, where she had been director of the Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship at Rush…

Development and Initial Testing of the FLOW Instrument, a Novel Assessment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men

May 1, 2017

VUSN’s Ken Wallston was part of a research team to develop a method of assessing lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) regardless of literacy/numeracy.

ImpediMed commencing US lymphoedema study with VUSN

April 24, 2017

The study will be run in conjunction with Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, with shipment of the company’s SOZO™ device to the US underway.

Validating Health Literacy and Numeracy Measures in Minority Groups

April 21, 2017

VUSN’s Ken Wallston participated in the research validation studies of existing health literacy or numeracy tools among racial/ethnic minorities.

Sheila Ridner named to International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

April 17, 2017

Sheila H. Ridner, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, the Martha Rivers Ingram Professor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), will be honored by Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) with induction into its International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held July 29 during the 28th International Nursing Research Congress held…

Nursing Researcher Uses Experience as Student Athlete to Improve Life-Threatening Illnesses for Children

April 4, 2017

Our Nurse of the Week is Tarah Foster Akard, a pediatric palliative care researcher at Vanderbilt University who is working to improve coping and adjustment for children with life-threatening illnesses.