School of Nursing
Nov. 4, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and School of Medicine, in conjunction with the 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series, will present Dr. Rita K. Adeniran on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016.
Oct. 29, 2015—Kaz de Jong, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist with Doctors Without Borders, will discuss the mental health challenges of caring for people traumatized by war during a special lecture at the Vanderbilt Nursing Annex on Monday, Nov. 2.
Oct. 23, 2015—Pregnancy doesn’t necessarily require hospital care. That simple premise is what led Cara Osborne, MSN’01, to co-author a landmark study demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of giving birth outside a traditional medical setting. It’s also an idea that she’s put into practice as the founder of Baby+Company, a group of five freestanding birth centers across the U.S.
Oct. 15, 2015—Bethany Rhoten’s research focuses on issues that few people openly discuss—those surrounding body image and sexuality among cancer survivors.
Oct. 15, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has been awarded a four-year $660,633 grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute on Aging to study how psychophysical responses to acute experimental thermal pain differ between older adults with and without Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).
Oct. 8, 2015—Deonni Stolldorf’s research focuses on determining how innovations in health care can be sustained to enhance organizational performance related to patient safety and the quality and effectiveness of care.
Oct. 8, 2015—Lymphedema patients saw a nearly 80 percent reduction in cellulitis episodes by using an advanced pneumatic compression device at home, according to a study in JAMA Dermatology co-authored by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Sheila Ridner, Ph.D., and University of Minnesota School of Public Health Associate Professor Pinar Karaca-Mandic, Ph.D.
Sep. 24, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) was recently awarded support for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Foundation for a health services research topic related to anesthetic operative phenomena.
Sep. 16, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing instructor Jamie Pope has published a new book, "Nutrition for a Changing World." The book represents an accumulation of more than three years of research and was developed for non-nutrition majors in introductory nutrition courses.
Sep. 10, 2015—Terri (Mary Theresa) Urbano, Ph.D., MPH, clinical professor of Pediatrics, emerita, died on Aug. 27.
Sep. 3, 2015—Brent Dunworth, MSN, MBA, APN, CRNA, has been named associate director of Advanced Practice, Anesthesia.
Aug. 20, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) is welcoming 427 new students pursuing Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice or Ph.D. degrees.