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Vanderbilt nursing and law students to staff free health fair for older adults Oct. 29

Oct. 12, 2016—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing students will staff a free health fair for older adults on Saturday, Oct. 29, as part of their Enhancement of Community and Population Health class. Vanderbilt Law School students also will participate and answer questions about power of attorney issues.

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New Medical Faculty 2016

Oct. 4, 2016—A complete list of new School of Medicine and School of Nursing faculty for 2016 School of Medicine Allison Adams Instructor in clinical medicine Margaret Adgent Research assistant professor of pediatrics Alexander Agthe Assistant professor of pediatrics Aimalohi Ahonkhai Assistant professor of medicine Rami Al-Rohil Assistant professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology Wael Alrifai Assistant...

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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 opportunities, degrees draw School of Nursing students

Sep. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has welcomed 478 new students from 45 states and three countries into its Master of Nursing Science (MSN), Doctor of Nurse Practice (DNP) and Ph.D. degree programs.

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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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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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Vanderbilt study shows people with Alzheimer’s have lower ability to perceive pain

Jul. 12, 2016—People with Alzheimer’s disease don’t perceive pain as readily as healthy older adults, and this may lead to delays and underreporting of pain. This alteration in pain detection may be one reason that people with Alzheimer’s disease and pain tend to be undermedicated and suffer unnecessarily, a trans-institutional group of Vanderbilt researchers reported recently in BMC Medicine.

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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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Baby+Company celebrates 100th delivery milestone

Jun. 23, 2016—Margaret Buxton, DNP, CNM, clinical director of the Nashville Baby+Company, could not have planned it any better if she tried.

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VUSN faculty named fellows of the American College of Nurse-Midwives

Jun. 16, 2016—The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) recently inducted Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s (VUSN) Sharon Holley, DNP, MSN, associate professor of Nursing, and Tonia Moore-Davis, MSN, instructor of Nursing, into its 2016 class of fellows during ceremonies at the association’s annual meeting in Albuquerque.

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Vanderbilt University School of Nursing earns national CCNE accreditation

Jun. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) and post-master’s certificate programs for a five-year period through 2021.

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Nursing faculty named fellows by American College of Nurse-Midwives

Jun. 10, 2016—The American College of Nurse-Midwives has inducted Associate Professor Sharon L. Holley and Instructor of Nursing Tonia L. Moore-Davis into its 2016 class of fellows.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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