School of Nursing
May. 14, 2015—Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing and dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, told graduates during Vanderbilt’s Commencement and Investiture ceremonies last week that “nursing today is as influential as when Florence Nightingale defined and organized nursing in the United Kingdom in the 1800s. We are one of the most essential elements in health care delivery today and are being recognized for it.”
May. 8, 2015—Twenty-eight retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 8, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
May. 8, 2015—Vanderbilt awarded Founder’s Medals to its top scholars at Commencement, May 8.
Apr. 30, 2015—Patients should have full and direct access to the health provider of their choice, according to Cindy Cooke, DNP, president-elect of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), who recently spoke to faculty, students and members of the community at Vanderbilt University School Nursing (VUSN).
Apr. 30, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Nurse-Midwifery Program has received a Lifetime Golden Commendation from the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) — one of only four educational programs in the country to achieve this recognition.
Apr. 30, 2015—Rene Love, DNP, director of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Lifespan) Program, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Apr. 29, 2015—Mobile applications, cloud technology and Skype federation are some of the benefits of Lync 2013, recently deployed by Vanderbilt IT.
Mar. 10, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have again been ranked among the nation’s elite “Best Graduate Schools” by U.S. News and World Report magazine.
Mar. 10, 2015—Vanderbilt's School of Nursing and Peabody College of education and human development fared well in this year's "U.S. News & World Report" rankings.
Mar. 5, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has been awarded a four-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to establish a valid, clinically useful measurement battery for head and neck lymphedema and fibrosis (LEF).
Mar. 5, 2015—Mavis Schorn, Ph.D., CNM, senior associate dean for Academics at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, will be honored at this year’s Shade Tree Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction on Wednesday, March 25.
Feb. 26, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty members Jennifer Kim, DNP, and Abby Parish, DNP, were recently elected as Distinguished Practitioners and Fellows of the National Academies of Practice (NAP).