Author: Kathy Rivers
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.
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.
VUMC nurses debut new set of bylaws
Nov. 15, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nursing conducted its 2012 Bylaws Convention earlier this week. The Nursing Bylaws are reviewed and amended every two years to ensure they are an up-to-date governing guide for VUMC’s nearly 6,000-member nursing workforce.
Study seeks new ways to help teens manage type 1 diabetes
Nov. 8, 2012—Shelagh Mulvaney, Ph.D., assistant professor of Nursing, leads a national team of researchers, engineers and designers that recently landed a $1.8 million federal grant to identify new ways to teach critical problem-solving skills to teenagers with type 1 diabetes using an Internet and mobile phone-based system.
Nurses group names VUMC top employer
Oct. 25, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named the Employer of the Year for 2012 by the Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA).
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.
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...
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.
Peterman takes post in Buffalo
Aug. 23, 2012—Debianne Peterman, Ph.D., MSN, director of Nursing Education and Professional Development at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been appointed vice president and chief nursing officer of Women’s & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo — the hospital where she was born.
New VUSN students eager to expand educational horizons
Aug. 23, 2012—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is welcoming its largest class ever — 458 students who are pursuing either a master’s in the science of nursing, Doctor of Nurse Practice or Ph.D. in Nursing Science degree.
Nurse practitioner group honors VUSN’s Case
Aug. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Jane Case, DNP, FNP-BC, recently received the 2012 Tennessee Nurse Practitioner Excellence Award from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Buerhaus named to Institute of Medicine’s GME committee
Aug. 9, 2012—Peter Buerhaus, Ph.D., R.N., has been named to the Institute of Medicine’s Committee for Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education.