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    School of Nursing to host conversation with Congresswoman Lauren Underwood

    Lauren Underwood, a registered nurse who represents Illinois’ 14th Congressional District, will discuss leadership, nursing and health equity during a virtual conversation with Vanderbilt University School of Nursing leaders on Tuesday, May 17, from noon to 1 p.m. CT. The event is free and will be available via Zoom. Read More

    Apr 29, 2022

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    Vanderbilt offers new climate studies major

    The Vanderbilt College of Arts and Science has launched a new climate studies major. The major integrates the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities to give students a comprehensive perspective on climate change, its challenges and its possible solutions. Read More

    Mar 30, 2022

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    VUSN’s new Leadership Lecture Series kicks off with renowned researcher Peter Buerhaus

    Peter Buerhaus, PhD, FAAN, FAANP(h), a renowned researcher who studies the health care workforce and economy will share his expertise on the future of nursing, health equity and the relationship balance between nurses, leadership and educators. He will be the inaugural speaker in a new Leadership Lecture Series presented by the Vanderbilt University School of... Read More

    Mar 21, 2022

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    School of Nursing to hold innovative informatics conference for nurse educators

    Nursing educators challenged with incorporating nursing informatics into their curriculum in accordance with the new AACN Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education can get a jump start at a three-day conference offered by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing this summer. The Vanderbilt Informatics Summer Teaching Academy (VISTA) will be July 20-22, 2022, at Vanderbilt’s park-like... Read More

    Mar 21, 2022

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    Mobile vaccine program leaders receive Vanderbilt’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award

    Assistant Professors of Nursing Christian Ketel and Carrie Plummer have received Vanderbilt’s 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Award for developing and leading the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing/Vanderbilt University Medical Center Mobile Vaccine Program. Read More

    Jan 19, 2022

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    University announces new vaccine requirements and protocols for masking, gatherings and activities

    Following revised  CDC recommendations  indicating that fully vaccinated people  no longer need to wear masks or physically distance, Vanderbilt University today announced it is modifying many  COVID-19 protocols surrounding masking, gathering size, off-campus activities and campus visits. Additionally, the university will require all Vanderbilt University–employed faculty, staff and postdoctoral fellows to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the 2021–22 academic school year.  The deadline for faculty, staff and postdocs to submit... Read More

    May 25, 2021

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    Vanderbilt University confers emerita status on five School of Nursing faculty; Dean Norman named dean emerita

    During Commencement ceremonies on May 15, Vanderbilt University honored five distinguished Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty by naming them faculty emeriti. The university also announced that Dean Linda Norman, DSN, FAAN, would be designated dean emerita, effective July 1, 2021. Read More

    May 20, 2021

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

    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... Read More

    Apr 29, 2021

  • Jeffries named dean of School of Nursing

    Jeffries named dean of School of Nursing

    Pamela R. Jeffries, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH, an internationally recognized leader and innovator in nursing and health care education, will become dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, effective July 1, pending Board of Trust approval. Jeffries, professor and dean of the George Washington University School of Nursing in Washington, D.C., succeeds Linda Norman, who plans to step down from her leadership role on June 30.  Read More

    Mar 24, 2021

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    Akard appointed to lead PhD in Nursing Science program

    Associate Professor Terrah Foster Akard, PhD’08, MSN’01, FAAN, has been named director of the PhD in Nursing Science program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Read More

    Mar 20, 2021

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    In the thick of it: COVID fighters with the Navajo Nation

    Vanderbilt alumni Annie Moon, MSN’03, and Dr. Jill Moses, MD’91, confront a continuing COVID-19 crisis as they deliver health care to the Navajo Nation. Read More

    Feb 23, 2021