Posts Tagged ‘VUSN’

Faculty Innovators: Sheila Ridner and Barbara Murphy spearhead trials for first at-home head and neck lymphedema treatment device

October 14, 2021

Vanderbilt University professors Sheila Ridner at the School of Nursing and Barbara Murphy at the School of Medicine have contributed to the development of a first-of-its-kind device to treat head and neck lymphedema–a chronic disease that causes fluid buildup in the body and can complicate normal functions. When this disease occurs in the head and neck, which is common…

Pam Jones appointed associate vice chancellor for health and wellness at Vanderbilt University

September 14, 2021

Pam Jones, BSN’81, MSN’92, DNP’13, FAAN, has been appointed associate vice chancellor for health and wellness at Vanderbilt University, Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain announced today. In her new role, Jones will oversee all aspects of the university’s strategic health and wellness priorities, including the current response to the COVID-19 pandemic and collaborative health…

African Americans and stroke focus of August 26 Dean’s Diversity Lecture

August 18, 2021

Dawn Aycock, PhD, FAHA, FAAN, will give the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Thursday, August 26, at noon CT in Nursing Annex room 155. The in-person lecture, “It’s About Time: Addressing Primary Stroke Prevention in African Americans,” is free and open to the Vanderbilt community. Aycock, an associate professor and director…

School of Nursing awarded NIH grant to provide genomics education to nurse researchers and educators

August 15, 2021

Associate Professor of Nursing Laurie Connors, DNP, FAANP, has received a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health National Human Genome Research Institute to train doctors of nursing practice and PhD nurses in the translation and integration of genomics into academics, research and clinical practice. “We will deploy a ‘train the trainer’ model,” Connors said. “Our participants will take their skills back to their universities to serve as champions to incorporate genomics into curriculum, research, scholarship and clinical practice.”

School receives more than $3 million in HRSA grants to increase SANE and rural/underserved area providers

July 23, 2021

Two Vanderbilt School of Nursing professors have received grants totaling more than $3 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration to educate nurse practitioners to provide critical health care particularly in rural and underserved areas. Ginny Moore, director of the women’s health nurse practitioner specialty and associate professor of nursing, will receive $1.5 million over…

News Around the School: Barroso receives Vanderbilt’s Julia Eleanor Blair Chenault Endowed Chair of Nursing

July 19, 2021

Professor Julie Barroso, PhD, RN, ANP, FNAP, FAAN, has been named to the Julia Eleanor Blair Chenault Endowed Chair of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Barroso, who joined VUSN in 2020, is a distinguished nurse scientist whose research focuses on people living with HIV and long-term survivorship. “Julie Barroso’s life work is helping…