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Johnson, Gooch recognized as distinguished fellows

Johnson, Gooch recognized as distinguished fellows

Two Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty members were recently honored for their contributions to nursing with fellow designations. Professor Rolanda Johnson, PhD’98, MSN, RN, FAAN, was selected for the inaugural class of fellows for the Academy of Diversity Leaders in Nursing. Established by the National Black Nurses Association, this new academy recognizes outstanding diverse…

Shaunna Parker named Women’s Health/Gender-Related Specialty director

Shaunna Parker named Women’s Health/Gender-Related Specialty director

Shaunna Parker, MSN’11, WHNP-BC, will become director for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Women’s Health/Gender-Related NP Specialty program, effective July 1, 2024. Parker is a board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, with interests in providing women’s health services and patient education to adolescent and young adult populations. She also works to promote health seeking behaviors…

Stolldorf among 66 Vanderbilt faculty grants empowering student innovation through immersion

Associate Professor Deonni Stolldorf ‘s project, “Implementation Science in Healthcare Settings,” is part of the Provost’s Faculty Grants for Culminating Projects in Immersion, designed to support faculty who provide students with transformative experiences across Vanderbilt.

VUSN recognizes faculty and staff at awards ceremony

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing held its 2024 Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony Thursday, May 16, to celebrate the hard work and dedication that keeps VUSN’s programs excellent and highly ranked among peer institutions. Faculty Awards Professor Julia Phillippi, PhD, MSN’99, received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service to Faculty and Students. Assistant Professor…

VUSN to host Nurses Month panel

As part of Nurses Month, VUSN will host an alumni panel titled “Nurses Who Make A Difference” on Thursday, May, 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in NA 161. Join moderator Dean Pam Jeffries, PhD, RN. FAAN, ANEF, FSSH, for a discussion with Julie Hamm, MSN’06, Brett Young, MSN’21, and Nancy Anness MSN’86, about…

VUSN celebrates Nurses Month 2024

The Vanderbilt School of Nursing will celebrate Nurses Month in May with a variety of events highlighting the importance of the profession. This year’s theme, Nurses Who Make a Difference, comes from the American Nurses Association and honors the varying roles of nurses and their positive impact in the lives of many. “We feel that…



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