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Norman selected as national ambassador for nursing research advocacy

Feb. 15, 2017—Linda D. Norman, dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, has been named ambassador for the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research, an independent nonprofit organization that advocates for nursing science and its role in promoting the health and well-being of Americans.

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New faculty: Susanna Rudy is developing a national fellowship standard for ENPs

Oct. 25, 2016—New Instructor in Nursing Susanna Rudy brings to Vanderbilt a wealth of experience. She’s a board-certified nurse practitioner in emergency, family and adult-gerontology acute care who earned a master’s degree in forensic science before earning master of science in nursing and doctor of nursing practice degrees, the latter two from Vanderbilt.

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Legislators encourage nursing students to share real-life impact of health care issues

Sep. 2, 2016—Be involved, be personal and be succinct. That's what two Tennessee lawmakers told doctoral nursing students interested in health care policy.

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Diverse degrees and opportunities draw new School of Nursing students

Aug. 31, 2016—The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has welcomed 478 new students from 45 states and three countries into its Master of Nursing Science, Doctor of Nurse Practice and Ph.D. degree programs.

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School of Nursing dean emerita named ‘living legend’

Aug. 11, 2016—Colleen Conway-Welch, dean emerita of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, has been named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing, one of nursing’s most distinguished and prestigious professional organizations.

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VUSN honors near-record number of students during pinning ceremonies

Aug. 3, 2016—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized 360 students—one of the largest classes in its history—during pinning ceremonies July 31 at Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium.

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My Southern Health: Make sure to include these 5 things in your birth plan

Aug. 1, 2016—Be ready to be flexible, but make sure your birth plan outlines your desires for the big day, says Bethany Sanders, instructor of clinical nursing.

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Search committee announced for VUSN senior associate dean for research

Jun. 27, 2016—Barbara A. Given, the Visiting Ingram Professor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and university distinguished professor at the Michigan State University College of Nursing, will lead the search committee for the next senior associate dean for research for VUSN.

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VUSN launches new program for family nurse practitioners in emergency and urgent care

May. 4, 2016—The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has developed a new post-master’s educational program for family nurse practitioners who work in either emergency care or urgent care settings and desire to become certified as emergency nurse practitioners.

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American Nurse Association president visits VUSN

Apr. 8, 2016—Pamela F. Cipriano, president of the American Nurse Association, was the guest of honor at a reception hosted by the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing on April 5.

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Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management jumps five spots in ‘U.S. News’ rankings

Mar. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management jumped five spots to No. 22 to score its highest ranking yet on a list of top graduate business schools in the nation compiled by "U.S. News & World Report."

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New faculty: Bethany Rhoten examines quality of life among cancer survivors

Oct. 15, 2015—Bethany Rhoten’s research focuses on issues that few people openly discuss—those surrounding body image and sexuality among cancer survivors.

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