May 25, 2016

Kudos: School of Nursing faculty, alumna recognized

Vanderbilt School of Nursing faculty have been recognized as fellows by several professional associations.


Vanderbilt School of Nursing faculty have been recognized as fellows by several professional associations.

Assistant Professor Linda Beuscher has been named a Distinguished Fellow in the National Academies of Practice and a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow in the Nursing Academy.

Assistant Professor Dawn M. Vanderhoef, academic director of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program, and Associate Professor Jennifer Wilbeck, specialty director of the Emergency Nurse Practitioner Program, have been named fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. In addition, alumna Katherine Evans, DNP’12, assistant professor and director of the DNP program at Georgia State University, has been named a 2016 fellow.

Associate Professor Sharon L. Holley, director of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing Faculty Nurse-Midwife Practice, and Instructor of Clinical Nursing Tonia Moore-Davis will be inducted as fellows in the American College of Nurse-Midwives in late May.

Lutenbacher receives Nurses for Newborns award

Melanie Lutenbacher, associate professor of nursing, has received the Miller Award from the Nurses for Newborns Foundation. The association lauded her for 15 years of dedicated service and noted that her support and expertise have been invaluable in the support of the foundation’s nursing mission.