Directory

Alphabetical:

Terrah Foster Akard

PhD, RN, CPNP, FAAN

Associate Professor of Nursing and Medicine

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Graduate School

Kelly Aldrich

DNP, MS, RN-BC, FHIMSS

Director of Innovation

Associate Professor, Informatics Nurse Specialist, Alumnus CCRN

Chance Allen

MSW, MSN, APN, LMSW, PMHNP-BC

Instructor

Sheree H. Allen

DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC/PC

Instructor

Melanie Allison

DNP, RN, ACNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Terri L. Allison

DNP, ACNP-BC, FAANP

Assistant Dean for Academics, Doctoral Nursing Practice

Professor

Margaret Anderson

DNP, FNP-BC

Instructor in Nursing

Carl Anderson

DNP, PNP-BC

Instructor in Nursing

Susan Andrews

DNP, RN, CNE, CPN

Assistant Professor

Angel Anthamatten

DNP, BC-ADM, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Debbie Arnow

DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Director, Nursing and Health Care Leadership Specialty

Associate Professor

Nathan E. Ashby

MD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Brooke Bailey

DNP, AGACNP-BC, AGCNS-BC

Instructor

Lindsey Baksh

DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, C-EFM

Assistant Professor

Julie Barroso

PhD, RN, ANP, FNAP, FAAN

Julia Eleanor Blair Chenault Professor of Nursing

Jennifer Barut

PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Susan Beaird

DNP, CPNP, PMHS

Assistant Professor

Leanne Boehm

PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FCCM

Assistant Professor

Leah Scholma Branam

MSSW, LMSW

Assistant in Clinical Nursing

Director, CASTLES

Matthew Brayton

DNP, RN. APN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

Instructor

Anna Brown

CPNP

Assistant Professor

Sharon Bryant

DNP, ACNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Peter Buerhaus

PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP(h)

Visiting Professor

Molly Butler

MSN, PMHNP-BC

Instructor

Mary Carter

DNP, PMHNP-BC

Duke Chenault

DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-C

Instructor

Kate Clouse

PhD, MPH

Associate Professor

Shannon Cole

DNP, APRN-BC

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Nina Collins

MSN, RN, ACNP-BC

Instructor

Laurie Connors

PhD(c), DNP, FNP-BC, AGN-BC, AOCNP, FAANP

Professor

Courtney Cook

DNP, ACNP-BC

Associate Professor

Lacey Cross

MSN, FNP-BC, CPN

Instructor

Amanda Curtis

MSN, FNP-BC

Instructor

Kathleen Danhausen

MPH, MSN, CNM

Instructor

Melissa Davis

DNP, CNM, FNP-BC, FACNM, C-EFM

Assistant Professor

Director, VUSN Faculty Nurse-Midwife & Primary Care Practice

Kelly Anne Davis

PhD, RN, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC

Assistant Professor

Kendra O. Delaney

PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, AGPCNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Janelle Delle

DNP, ACNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Nicole Dellise

DNP, RN, FNP

Instructor

Stephanie DeVane-Johnson

PhD, CNM, FACNM

Associate Professor

Hannah Diaz

MSN, CNM

Instructor

Mary S. Dietrich

PhD, MS

Professor, Statistics & Measurement

Affiliations: Nursing, Biostatistics, Hearing & Speech

Christin Diller

DNP, MSN, BSN

Instructor

Travis Dunlap

PhD, RN, ANP-BC

Assistant Professor

Tonya Elkins

MSSW, LAPSW

Director, MIHOW Program

Instructor in Clinical Nursing

Cate Enstrom

DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC

Instructor

Misty Evans

DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC

Assistant Professor

Sharon Fleming

DNP, RN, CPNP-PC

Assistant Professor

Heather Flynn

MSN, RN

Instructor in Nursing

Sarah Folliard

DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC

Instructor

Dan France

PhD, MPH

Anna Gallion

Instructor

Virginia Gardner

MSN, PMHNP-BC

Instructor

Sarah Gast

DNP, APRN, AG-ACNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Mary Jo Gilmer

PhD, MBA, RN-BC, FAAN

Professor

Director, Pediatric Palliative Care Research Team

Melissa Glassford

DNP, FNP-C

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Michael D. Gooch

DNP, APRN, CCP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, ENP-C

Assistant Professor

Karen Hande

PhD(c), DNP, APRN, CNE, ANP-BC, FAANP, ANEF

Professor

Chair - Health Promotions, Populations and Health Systems Community

Jill Harris

MSN, RN

Instructor in Nursing

Brittany Haskell

DNP, MA, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CNE

Assistant Professor

K. Melissa Smith Hayes

DNP, ANP-BC, CHFN

Assistant Professor

Queen Henry-Okafor

PhD, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Jennifer Hicks

MSN, RN

Instructor

Jo Ellen Holt

DNP, APRN, CCNS, CEN, CHSE, CSSBB

Director, Skills & Simulation Lab

Assistant Professor

Leslie W. Hopkins

DNP, APRN, BC, FNP-BC, ANP-BC

Director, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty

Associate Professor

Jennifer Hunt

DNP, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Catherine H Ivory

PhD, RN, RN-BC, RNC-OB, NEA-BC, FAAN

Associate Professor

Senior Director of Nursing Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Marshay N. James

DNP, MSNEd, APRN, CPNP-AC, CPEN, CNE

Instructor

Janell Jayamohan

DNP, APRN, CNM, FNP-BC

Instructor

Jason Jean

DNP, RN, FNP-BC

Instructor

Alvin D. Jeffery

PhD, RN-BC, CCRN-K, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Pamela R. Jeffries

PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH

Dean, Vanderbilt School of Nursing

Valere Potter Distinguished Professor of Nursing, RWJF Nurse Executive Fellow Alumna

Mary A. Jessee

PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Dean for Academics, Generalist Nursing Practice

Associate Professor

Mindy Johnson

DNP, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC, ENP-C

Assistant Professor

Rolanda Johnson

PhD, MSN, RN

Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Professor

Pam Jones

DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Associate Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellness, Vanderbilt University

Associate Professor

Sharon C. Jones

DNP, RN

Assistant Professor

Lani Kajihara-Liehr

DNP, FNP-BC

Instructor in Nursing

April Kapu

DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FCCM, FAAN

Associate Dean for Clinical and Community Partnerships

Professor

Sharon M. Karp

PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC

Director of Program Evaluations

Professor
Chair - Acute and Chronic Care Community

Becky Keck

DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Senior Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs

Chief Administrative Officer, Professor

Betsy Babb Kennedy

PhD, RN, CNE

Professor

Associate Dean for Academic & Curriculum Affairs

Hannah Wachtmeister Kestner

DNP, RN, CPNP-PC

Instructor

Christian Ketel

DNP, RN, FNAP

Associate Professor

Co-Director Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance Inter-Institutional and Interprofessional Student Program

Jennifer Kim

DNP, GNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP

Professor

Brittany Kirby

DNP, MSN, APRN, NP-C

Ruth Kleinpell

PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM

Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing Education

Associate Dean for Clinical Scholarship, Professor

Brenda Kulhanek

PhD, RN-BC, NPD-BC, NE-BC

Associate Professor

Mary Lambert

DNP, RN, FAAN

Associate Professor

Billie Lancaster

DNP, AGACNP-BC

Instructor

Marianna LaNoue

PhD

Professor

Jana Lauderdale

PhD, RN, FAAN

Joseph A. Johnson Jr. Distinguished Leadership Professor

Associate Professor

Chelsea J. Lauderdale

DNP, MPH, CPNP-PC

Instructor

Treasa 'Susie' Leming-Lee

DNP, MSN, RN, CPHQ

Director of Organizational Performance Improvement

Associate Professor

Clint Leonard

MSN, AGACNP-BC

Instructor

Kanah May Lewallen

DNP, AGPCNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Melissa Lord

DNP, RN, CPN, CNE

Assistant Professor

Brandee Madden

DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

R.L. Mansfield

Instructor

Michele Martens

DNP, RN

Instructor

Matthew Martin

DNP, RN, NEA-BC, NHDP-BC

Instructor

Cathy Maxwell

PhD, RN, FAAN

Assistant Professor

Erica May

DNP, AG-ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, ENP-C

Instructor

Manola A. McCain

DNP,RN. APRN, CNM

Instructor

William Travis McCall

PhD, APRN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, PG, CCP

Assistant Professor

Natasha McClure

DNP, PNP-BC

Associate Professor

Kathryn McNabb

DNP, AGACNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Mulubrhan Mogos

PhD, MSc

Assistant Professor

Ginny Moore

DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC

Director, Women's Health NP Specialty

Professor

Tonia L. Moore-Davis

MSN, CNM, FACNM

Instructor

Melanie Hall Morris

PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC, CCE

Assistant Professor

Shelley Moses

Colleen Reilly Moss

DNP, APRN, NNP-BC

Director, Neonatal NP Specialty

Assistant Professor

James Muchira

PhD, MSN

Assistant Professor

Shelagh A. Mulvaney

PhD

Associate Professor

Helen Nation

DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, C-NPT

Assistant Professor

Jeremy Neal

PhD, RN, CNM, FACNM

Assistant Professor

Co-Director, Postdoctoral Program

Ken Nelson III

DNP, RN, NE-BC, CPHQ

Instructor

Brittany Nelson

DNP, CPNP-PC

Director, Pediatric NP-Primary Care Specialty

Assistant Professor

Jamie L. Nelson

MSN, APRN, NNP-BC

Instructor

Melissa Ott

DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Natalie Owen

MSN, RN, CPNP

Instructor in Nursing

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner / Newborn Screening Coordinator

Lesley Owen

RN, MSN

Instructor

Robbie Panepinto

DNP, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Abby Luck Parish

DNP, AGPCNP-BC, GNP-BC, FNAP

Coordinator of Educator Development

Associate Professor

Chorong Park

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Shaunna Parker

MSN, WHNP-BC

Instructor in Nursing

Julie Perry

PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Mary Lauren Pfieffer

DNP, FNP-BC, CPN

Associate Professor

Julia Phillippi

PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN

Director, Nurse-Midwifery Specialty

Professor
Chair - Community of Care of the Family

Mariann R. Piano

PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA

Nancy and Hilliard Travis Professor of Nursing

Senior Associate Dean for Research, Postdoctoral Fellowship Director

Courtney J. Pitts

DNP, MPH, FNP-BC, FAANP

Director, Family NP Specialty

Professor

Carrie Plummer

PhD, ANP-BC

Associate Professor

S. Cole Powers

DNP, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Rameela Raman

PhD, MA

Assistant Professor

Aggie Read

DNP, MSN, RN, CNE

Director, ASN - MSN Level

Assistant Professor

Taneesha Reynolds

CNM, MSN, MBA

Instructor in Nursing

Dakota Rhodes

DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC

Instructor

Bethany Andrews Rhoten

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Anna Richmond

DNP, FNP-C, CPNP-PC

Assistant Professor

Jennifer Ridgway

DNP, APRN, CPNP

Assistant Professor

Shelza Rivas

DNP, WHNP-BC, AGPCNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Heather Robbins

DNP, MBA, APRN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

Renee Robinson

DNP, RN, RN- BC, ANCC Informatics

Lecturer

Erin Rodgers

DNP, RN, CPN

Assistant Professor

Susanna Rudy

DNP, MSN, MFS, AG-ACNP, FNP-BC, ENP, CCRN

Instructor

Michelle Ruslavage

DNP, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CPE

Instructor

Lori Schirle

PhD, CRNA

Assistant Professor

Mavis Schorn

PhD, APRN, CNM, CNE, FACNM, FNAP, FAAN

Senior Associate Dean for Academics

Matt Schroer

DNP, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Patricia A. Scott

DNP, APN, NNP-BC, C-NPT

Assistant Professor; NICU Centennial Women's Hospital

Patricia Sengstack

DNP, RN-BC, FAAN, FACMI

Senior Associate Dean for Nursing Informatics

Director, Nursing Informatics; Professor

Megan Shifrin

DNP, ACNP-BC, FAANP

Associate Professor

Jonathan "Kipp" Shipley

DNP, MSN

Megan Simmons

DNP, PMHNP-BC

Director, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Lifespan) Specialty

Assistant Professor

Randall B. Smith

DNP, FNP-BC

Instructor

L. Douglas Smith, Jr.

MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN

Instructor

Judson Smith

MSN, RN, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC

Instructor

LeTizia Smith

DNP, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Tony L. Smith

DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CCRN, CFRN, NREMT

Instructor

LifeFlight Flight Nurse

Melan Smith-Francis

DNP, MSN, CNM, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

Kim Steanson

DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC

Director, Pediatric NP-Acute Care Specialty

Assistant Professor

Julia Steed

PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair

Patrick Stieve

MSN, ACNP-BC

Instructor

Deonni Stolldorf

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Erica Stone

DNP, RN, NP-C

Assistant Professor

Marcy Stoots

DNP, RN-BC

Instructor

Han Su

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Jannyse Tapp

DNP, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Margaret C. Taylor

DNP, CNM, FACNM

Instructor

Nick Thomason

MSN, RN, APRN, AGACNP-BC

Instructor

Lucy Tucker

DNP, RN, ACNP, FNP-BC

Instructor

Jessica Van Meter

DNP, MSN, RN, APN-BC, CCRN, A-EMT

Associate Professor

Flight Nurse, Vanderbilt LifeFlight

Jade P. Vergara

MSN, APRN, AGPCNP-C

Instructor

Rose Vick

PhD, RN, PHMNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Jessica Walker

DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Pam Waynick-Rogers

DNP, APRN, WHNP, SANE-A

Assistant Professor

Angela Weaver

MSN, CPNP-PC, CNE

Instructor

Christie Wehby Sawyer

MSN, APRN, NNP-BC

Instructor

Jessica Wellette

DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

S. Brian Widmar

PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CCRN, CNE, FAANP, FCCM

Assistant Dean for Academics, Advanced Nursing Practice

Director, Adult-Gero Acute Care Specialty
Associate Professor

Jennifer Wilbeck

DNP, APRN, FAAN, FAANP

Professor

Director, Emergency Nurse Practitioner Specialty

Linda Wilkinson

ACNP, ACHPN, LMT

Lecturer

Mamie Williams

MPH, MSN, FNP-BC

Co-Director, Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders

Senior Director for Nurse Diversity and Inclusion, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Ty Williams

DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CNE

Assistant Professor

Terry Witherington

DNP, APRN, CPNP

Assistant Professor

Stefani Elizabeth Yudasz

DNP, WHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Carol Ziegler

DNP, NP-C, RD

Professor

Cross-College Scholar, Affiliated Faculty, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health/Family Nurse Practitioner, Meharry Family Practice