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Renewal House helps addicted mothers defeat their demons

Dec. 13, 2012—Renewal House provides hope for moms struggling with addiction.

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Photo: VUSN Pinning Ceremony

Dec. 13, 2012—The School of Nursing held its December Pinning Ceremony last week at Benton Chapel to celebrate the completion of specialty coursework for more than 20 students.

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Nominations sought for 2013 faculty teaching, research awards

Dec. 13, 2012—Nominations are being sought for the 2013 VUMC Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards in Teaching (School of Medicine) and Research (School of Medicine and School of Nursing).

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‘MLK Day: A View from the Pulpit’ scheduled for Jan. 21

Dec. 4, 2012—The Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson of Saint Andrew African Methodist Episcopal Church in Memphis, Tenn., will present “MLK Day: A View from the 21st-century Pulpit” at noon on Monday, Jan. 21. Robinson’s talk, to be held in Light Hall, Room 208, is sponsored by Vanderbilt School of Medicine and Vanderbilt School of Nursing in conjunction...

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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.

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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.

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Conway-Welch to step down as School of Nursing dean

Nov. 12, 2012—After serving more than 28 years as dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), and as the second longest sitting dean of any U.S. nursing school, Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., CNM, the Nancy and Hilliard Travis Professor of Nursing and a national leader in nursing education, will retire from this role at the end...

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New Medical Faculty 2012

Nov. 9, 2012—A complete list of new School of Medicine and School of Nursing faculty for 2012 School of Medicine Aqeela Afzal, Ph.D. Research assistant professor of neurological surgery Francisco Aguirre, M.D. Instructor in clinical obstetrics and gynecology Neda Ahmadi, M.D. Instructor in otolaryngology Syed Toufeeq Ahmed, Ph.D. Research assistant professor of biomedical informatics Joseph A. Akamah,...

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center observes Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day

Oct. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Vanderbilt Breast Center and the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing are joining to observe Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Vanderbilt Breast Center, located at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. This is Nashville’s and Vanderbilt’s first observance of BRA Day....

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Photo: Excellence in writing

Sep. 20, 2012—Ann Minnick, Ph.D., R.N., left, and Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., recently presented Richard Benoit with the 2012 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean’s Award for Ph.D. Student Excellence in Writing. The award was established to recognize Ph.D. students who demonstrate excellence in writing in an accepted, peer-reviewed publication. The VUSN Ph.D. in Nursing Science Program...

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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.

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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...

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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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VUMC campus

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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