School of Nursing
May. 7, 2019—Julia Phillippi, assistant professor of nursing, has been named academic director of the Nurse-Midwifery program.
May. 7, 2019—Ernest J. Grant, the 36th president of the American Nurses Association and the first man elected to that office, will give the School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, May 13. Grant’s lecture, “Nursing at the Crossroads: The Future of Health Care,” is open to the Vanderbilt community.
May. 6, 2019—New research by School of Nursing professor Sheila Ridner finds that a special scan measuring lymphatic fluid volume is significantly better than a tape measure at predicting which women undergoing treatment for breast cancer are at risk of developing a common complication resulting from damaged lymph nodes.
May. 6, 2019—A harmonica learning lab, nutrition and health, and the history of Fisk University are among the topics offered in June and July by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.
May. 2, 2019—Sheila Ridner, Martha Rivers Ingram Professor and director of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s Ph.D. in nursing science program, has been named a 2019 American Cancer Society ResearcHERS Ambassador. In this role, Ridner will advocate for her fellow women researchers and raise funds to support their work.
Apr. 29, 2019—Mary Jo Gilmer is piloting new research into the effectiveness of therapy dogs in reducing the anxiety of children with cancer.
Apr. 11, 2019—It was at Vanderbilt that Alexandra Vierling found her passion for nursing. But the idea of working at the intersection of health care and education was a seed planted long ago.
Apr. 4, 2019—When the School of Nursing celebrated its $23.6 million building expansion in late January, the event capped nearly two years of continuous construction. Dennis Spann, administrative officer for VUSN facilities and space, was integral to all of it.
Mar. 1, 2019—In this week's column, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on the campus-wide appreciation of Vanderbilt's diverse and dedicated staff.
Feb. 28, 2019—Interest in diversity, equity and inclusion at the School of Nursing expanded into a series of events for the month of February.
Feb. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recently held a three-day clinical immersion to launch its Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner education program for advanced practice nursing students, part of a $1.43 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration.