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Team to test app for improving HIV care for new mothers in South Africa

May. 22, 2020—Kate Clouse is working with researchers at the University of Cape Town to develop a phone app that will help new mothers with HIV in South Africa stay connected to the healthcare system during the perinatal period.

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And the Beat Goes On: A resilient Vanderbilt community finds innovative ways to thrive amid the challenges of COVID-19

May. 14, 2020—As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend lives in countless ways, members of the Vanderbilt community have shown remarkable resilience in the face of the crisis.

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Nursing dean says practices instituted by Florence Nightingale are key to COVID-19 fight

May. 13, 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.

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Vanderbilt names 2020 Founder’s Medalists

May. 8, 2020—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente announced Vanderbilt’s 2020 Founder’s Medalists in a video message to the university community on May 8.

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A Philosophy of Care for Women: Vernicia Winford, MSN’20

Apr. 30, 2020—The first baby Vernicia Winford helped deliver into the world as a certified nurse-midwife was her own niece, born just a few days after the nursing graduate student passed her American Midwifery Certification Board exam last December.

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‘U.S. News’ ranks Vanderbilt graduate schools among nation’s best

Apr. 14, 2020—"U.S. News & World Report" continues to place Vanderbilt University's graduate schools among the nation's best in its latest rankings.

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Vanderbilt nursing students experience social distancing … and provide virtual clinical patient care

Apr. 8, 2020—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has developed an innovative solution to enable its PreSpecialty nursing students to continue their clinical training while taking the social distancing precautions necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Open Mind: Innovative solutions for uncommon times

Mar. 23, 2020—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente offers thanks in a video message to the Vanderbilt community, and discusses how students, faculty and staff are harnessing creative and innovative solutions to continue their work and learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic in her latest "Open Mind" column.

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Top LGBTQ researcher to speak at School of Nursing Jan. 14

Dec. 19, 2019—Tonda Hughes, an international authority on addiction and mental health in sexual minority women, will present “From Gay Bars to Marriage Equality: Building a Program of Research Focused on a Stigmatized and Marginalized Population” on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

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Wente, Kopstain provide capital projects update at campus meeting

Dec. 11, 2019—A recent town hall meeting gave Vanderbilt community members an update on progress being made on several of the university’s capital projects, as well as provided next steps in the planning processes surrounding academic buildings and spaces.

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School of Nursing announces recent faculty honors and awards

Nov. 26, 2019—Among the recent honors and awards received by Vanderbilt nursing faculty were an American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Impact Research Grant awarded to Assistant Professor of Nursing Leanne Boehm, and the 2019 International Society of Nurses in Genetics Founders’ Award to Associate Professor Laurie Connors.

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School of Nursing professor elected to leadership in three organizations

Nov. 24, 2019—Ruth Kleinpell, the Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing Education, has been elected to leadership roles with three key health care organizations: the Council of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine, American Nurses Credentialing Center Board of Directors and Tennessee Nurses Association Political Action Committee Board.

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