Posts Tagged ‘VUSN’

Class of 2020 called “the hope of nursing” during Investiture celebration

May 6, 2021

After a 12-month wait, the Vanderbilt School of Nursing Class of 2020 celebrated—and was celebrated—in person during Investiture ceremonies held on campus May 2. The intimate ceremony for graduates, family and friends was both traditional and innovative as it accommodated COVID-19 safety protocols while still retaining appropriate pomp and circumstance. In her address to graduates,…

Saluting the Impact of Nurses on the Nation’s Health During Nurses Month

May 3, 2021

Happy Nurses Day and Month to all our remarkable nurse alumni, friends and students! We hope the month will be full of good reminders of why you became a nurse and of how valued you are. Vanderbilt, along with colleagues at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and around the globe, is extending its recognition of nurses…

University of Pennsylvania nursing dean to speak on advancing health equity May 18

April 29, 2021

Hispanic and Latinx people are three times more likely to be hospitalized for COVID-19 than white people. Black people are 2.8 times more likely to be hospitalized. A key reason: health inequities. As health professionals and advocates, nurses can improve equities, says Antonia M. Villarruel, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing…

New Chattanooga mayor names VUSN’s Mary Lambert as head of community health

April 21, 2021

New Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly has appointed Vanderbilt School of Nursing Associate Professor Mary Lambert, DNP’11, RN, FAAN, to his senior leadership team as director of community health. “As I promised on the campaign trail, we have put together a talented team with the experience to get the job done, and we have done it…

Message to the VUSN community regarding the Derek Chauvin verdicts

April 21, 2021

The murder of George Floyd last spring impacted many of us deeply. His death, and the deaths of so many people of color at the hands of police, brought to the forefront much-needed discussions of racism, injustice, violence and privilege. Yesterday’s conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin on all counts for Mr. Floyd’s death…

Arnow named director of Nursing and Health Care Leadership specialty

March 17, 2021

Associate Professor Debbie Arnow, DNP’11, MSN’96, has been selected as the new academic director for the Nursing and Health Care Leadership specialty in the master of science in nursing program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. “Debbie Arnow is an accomplished senior nurse executive with experience in delivering successful clinical outcomes, financial performance and personnel…