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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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School of Nursing announces new Dean’s Advisory Board

Nov. 21, 2019—Corporate executives, chief nursing officers, entrepreneurs, nursing school deans, alumni and community representatives are among the leaders sharing their expertise on a new advisory board for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.

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All-Stars: Dynamic educators and researchers join Vanderbilt’s distinguished faculty

Nov. 7, 2019—This fall Vanderbilt welcomed its newest faculty members to campus, and their impact is already being felt, both in the classroom and through their wide-ranging research.

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A Climate of Caring: New course focuses on treating patients affected by the impacts of climate change

Nov. 7, 2019—Carol Ziegler, MSN’06, DNP’12, spent her younger years discussing climate change with her environmentalist father, but it wasn’t until a trip to Kenya in 2009 that she saw the direct impact it could have on every aspect of a society.

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Friends of National Library of Medicine honors Nursing’s Betsy Weiner

Nov. 5, 2019—Betsy Weiner, senior associate dean for informatics at the School of Nursing and Centennial Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing, recently was recognized by the Friends of the National Library of Medicine for her contributions to the field of informatics and innovation in developing nursing education technology.

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Visit by acclaimed war journalist to mark Veterans Day at Vanderbilt

Nov. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt will commemorate Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11, with several events highlighting the unique roles and sacrifices of military medical workers, with a focus on those who served during the Vietnam War.

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Army pilot’s mission to serve the most vulnerable leads her to Vanderbilt

Nov. 4, 2019—U.S. Army combat veteran Mandi Mizner has devoted her life to serving her country and others. She's continuing that mission of service at Vanderbilt School of Nursing as a Bass Military Scholar.

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School of Nursing and VUMC partnership receives national nursing award

Nov. 3, 2019—The partnership between Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing with its 2019 New Era for Academic Nursing Award. VUSN and VUMC received the award for their public and significant commitment to incorporating academic nursing into the mission and practice of the health system.

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Reunion Revelry: Weekend draws more than 4,800 alumni and guests to campus

Oct. 24, 2019—The beauty of Vanderbilt’s campus was on full display Oct. 18–19, as more than 4,800 alumni and guests celebrated Reunion and Homecoming Weekend.

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New faculty Mulubrhan Mogos: Delivering heart-healthy pregnancies

Sep. 29, 2019—Early in his career, as Assistant Professor of Nursing Mulubrhan Mogos cared for fragile babies in a neonatal ICU, he questioned whether the mother’s experience during pregnancy and delivery could provide clues to what went wrong, setting him on a path to study the long-term impact of cardiovascular disease on mothers and babies.

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Nursing professor named Psychiatric Nurse of the Year

Sep. 25, 2019—Susie Adams, longtime director of the School of Nursing’s psychiatric program and currently VUSN’s Faculty Scholar for Community Engaged Behavioral Health, has been named the 2019 Psychiatric Nurse of the Year by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.

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Volunteers needed for pilot study on music’s effect on ICU patients

Sep. 18, 2019—An interdisciplinary group of Vanderbilt researchers is launching a pilot study regarding the effect of live music on patients, families and staff in the VUMC adult intensive care unit and is inviting musical members of the VU community to help. Vanderbilt University undergraduates are encouraged to participate and investigate using the experience to develop their Immersion projects.

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