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School of Nursing receives HRSA grant for Clinic at Mercury Courts mental health providers

Oct. 26, 2017, 1:01 PM

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $999,101 Title VIII grant from the Health and Human Services Administration to provide enhanced clinical services at the Clinic at Mercury Courts, a clinic founded and managed by VUSN faculty and Urban Housing Solutions to serve homeless, recently homeless and low-income patients. Professor of Nursing Emerita Bonnie Pilon is the principal investigator for the grant.

The two-year grant allows the Clinic at Mercury Courts, a nurse-managed primary care clinic located in one of Nashville’s most economically depressed areas, to add a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, social worker and psychiatrist to its existing primary care team.

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