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New faculty: Cathy Ivory is committed to nursing science and research

Nov. 16, 2012—Cathy Ivory is conducting foundational research work in perinatal nursing informatics and introducing master’s students to the world of nursing informatics.

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Nursing School keeps military ties strong

Nov. 15, 2012—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing honored students, faculty and staff during a special Veterans Day celebration this week.

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Conway-Welch to step down as School of Nursing dean

Nov. 12, 2012—After serving more than 28 years as dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), and as the second longest sitting dean of any U.S. nursing school, Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., CNM, the Nancy and Hilliard Travis Professor of Nursing and a national leader in nursing education, will retire from this role at the end...

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New Medical Faculty 2012

Nov. 9, 2012—A complete list of new School of Medicine and School of Nursing faculty for 2012 School of Medicine Aqeela Afzal, Ph.D. Research assistant professor of neurological surgery Francisco Aguirre, M.D. Instructor in clinical obstetrics and gynecology Neda Ahmadi, M.D. Instructor in otolaryngology Syed Toufeeq Ahmed, Ph.D. Research assistant professor of biomedical informatics Joseph A. Akamah,...

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center observes Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day

Oct. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Vanderbilt Breast Center and the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing are joining to observe Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Vanderbilt Breast Center, located at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. This is Nashville’s and Vanderbilt’s first observance of BRA Day....

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Premiere of ‘Escape Fire’ movie Oct. 4 at Belcourt

Oct. 4, 2012—The Vanderbilt Center for Integrative Health, MissionPoint Health Partners, the Shade Tree Family Clinic, the Clinic at Mercury Courts and the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have come together to premiere the movie, Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, at the Belcourt Theater Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. Escape Fire is a documentary...

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Photo: Excellence in writing

Sep. 20, 2012—Ann Minnick, Ph.D., R.N., left, and Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., recently presented Richard Benoit with the 2012 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean’s Award for Ph.D. Student Excellence in Writing. The award was established to recognize Ph.D. students who demonstrate excellence in writing in an accepted, peer-reviewed publication. The VUSN Ph.D. in Nursing Science Program...

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VUSN to host preview of new PBS series ‘Call the Midwife’

Sep. 20, 2012—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will host a free preview of the new PBS series, “Call the Midwife,” on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. at Sarratt Cinema.

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Vanderbilt University to offer free courses online through Coursera

Sep. 19, 2012—Vanderbilt University will make its first institution-wide foray into offering worldwide, free, digital courses by some of its leading faculty members in spring 2013 via the digital learning consortium Coursera.

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Nursing School event gives sneak peek into PBS’ ‘Midwife’

Sep. 14, 2012—“Call the Midwife,” a British drama about the lives of midwives working in the East End of London in the 1950s, will have a free preview showing of an episode at Vanderbilt’s Sarratt Cinema on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m.

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Donaldson named DNP program director

Aug. 30, 2012—Terri Donaldson, DNP, MSN, has been named director of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. For the past year, she has served as co-director with Donna McArthur, Ph.D., MSN, who will continue as faculty in the DNP program that she helped develop. “Donna did a wonderful job launching our Doctor of...

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Collins to direct VUSN’s Nurse-Midwifery program

Aug. 23, 2012—Michelle Collins, Ph.D., CNM, has been named program director for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery program.

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