Posts Tagged ‘Student’

Commencement 2020: Nurse-Midwifery Grad Vernicia Winford, MSN’20

May 4, 2020

The first baby Vernicia Winford helped deliver into the world as a certified nurse-midwife was her own niece, born just a few days after the nursing graduate student passed her American Midwifery Certification Board exam last December. As a dual nurse-midwifery/family nurse practitioner student in the School of Nursing, Winford saw patients of all ages and genders in her clinical work at the Family Clinic in McMinnville, about 75 miles southeast of Nashville, while completing her FNP studies. More

Army pilot’s mission to serve the most vulnerable leads her to School of Nursing

November 8, 2019

U.S. Army combat veteran Mandi Mizner has devoted her life to serving her country and others. Following tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, she is continuing her mission of service through the advanced practice nursing program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She spoke to Vanderbilt Video about her path to Vanderbilt and being a Bass Military Scholar.

Special-needs siblings inspire MSN student’s career in care

April 12, 2019

It was at Vanderbilt that Alexandra Vierling found her passion for nursing. But the idea of working at the intersection of health care and education was a seed planted long ago. Vierling’s two younger brothers both have special needs; Brendan, 18, has autism and Kevin, 16, has Down syndrome. Her brothers had a profound impact…

Amy Wilson named Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations, for Ascension

March 8, 2019

Ascension has named Amy Wilson, MSN, BSN, RN, as its Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations, effective March 11. Wilson is a current VUSN student in the Executive Leadership track of its Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

VUSN MSN Student, Natima Geis, Awarded 2018 March of Dimes Graduate Nursing Scholarships

August 8, 2018

Natima Geis of Lexington, Kentucky, is a registered nurse pursuing a master of science in nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, with a specialization in midwifery. Ms. Geis also is deeply committed to serving her rural community, particularly its underserved and disenfranchised populations. She has demonstrated a keen understanding of the importance of continuity…

VUSN Graduate Student, Sarah P. Cox, Awarded 2018 APNA Board of Directors Student Scholarship

August 7, 2018

VUSN student Sarah P. Cox was one of 30 talented nursing students selected to receive the 2018 Board of Directors Student Scholarship by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA). The APNA student scholarship program seeks to encourage students to experience the rewarding field of psychiatric-mental health nursing and develop the next generation of leaders in…