Posts Tagged ‘VUSN’

VUSN receives $3.2 million federal grant to increase diversity in health care providers

October 21, 2020

  Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has launched a scholarship program for family nurse practitioner, nurse-midwifery and dual nurse-midwifery/FNP master’s students that aims to increase diversity in primary health care providers, particularly in medically underserved areas. Funded by a new $3.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration under its Bureau of Health…

VUSN Dean Linda Norman to step down June 30, 2021

September 23, 2020

Linda D. Norman, DSN, FAAN, dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, announced she will step down from the position June 30, 2021. A transformational leader, Norman has served as dean since 2013 and spent nearly 30 years in various academic and administrative roles at Vanderbilt….

Vanderbilt Nursing students, faculty return to in-person classes on campus fall 2020

June 16, 2020

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will welcome students, faculty and staff back to campus for in-person classes in late August. This is part of Vanderbilt University’s comprehensive  Return to Classes plan, which was announced today by Incoming Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente. Vanderbilt School of Nursing Dean Linda D. Norman,…

Lessons from Florence Nightingale are primary tools in COVID-19 nursing

May 11, 2020

Practices developed by Florence Nightingale are still relevant today, and in fact, are major weapons in the fight against COVID-19, says Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean Linda D. Norman, DSN, FAAN. Norman, the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, outlined Nightingale’s relevance in a video for VUSN students commemorating May 12, 2020, the 200th…

Applications open for new VUSN Community-based Nurse Practitioner Residency Fellowship progam

February 5, 2020

New nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner students who want to work with rural or medically underserved populations are invited to apply for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s new community-based nurse practitioner fellowships based in Tennessee. The HRSA-funded Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Residency Fellowship is for family nurse practitioners (FNP), adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioners (AGPCNP),…

Pioneering LGBTI researcher provides insight into health needs of sexual minority women

January 31, 2020

When Tonda Hughes, PhD, RN, FAAN, began researching lesbian health in the early 1990s, her advisors were skeptical and discouraging. They were concerned that she wouldn’t get her papers published or be . . . . View the lecture