Inside the Fall 2013 Issue of Vanderbilt Nurse
When she was just 9 years old, Linda Norman knew that she wanted to become a nurse and a teacher. She just didn’t know how far she would go. Parents Harold and Becky Boggs told Linda at a young age that she was adopted. They wanted her to know how wanted she was. As an...... KEEP READING »
Vanderbilt Nurse recently sat down with Terri Donaldson, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Donaldson has nearly 30 years of experience in cardiac and critical care nursing, has been on faculty since 2001, and became the DNP program director in 2012. She shares why the DNP is one of the...... KEEP READING »
Carol Ziegler’s great-grandfather was a Rough Rider, charging into battle with Theodore Roosevelt during the Spanish-American War. He had an intimate view of the effects of foreign intervention and hammered into his descendants that cultures were to be respected, not interfered with. The night she graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Family Nurse...... KEEP READING »
- Helen Iola Manoogian, BSN ‘47B, celebrated her 90th birthday with a ride on a zip line.
- Frances M. Edwards, BSN ‘53, MSN ‘76, received the Lifetime Achievement award at the Tennessean’s recent Salute to Nurses ceremony. According to her nomination, “no one in Tennessee has been more involved in promoting the health of Tennesseans and the welfare of registered nurses over such a long period of time than Frances Edwards.” She has worked in many capacities, from recovery room to classroom, but her passion is in the art of healing, especially through the use of alternative therapies such as Reiki and Healing Touch. She has also been a political advocate in many forums, from presidency of the Tennessee Nurses’ Association to presidency and/or chair of many community and national organizations.
- Elizabeth Reese Turrentine, BSN ‘55, had two hip replacements last year, but is back to being mobile. She feels truly blessed to be “rambling about this gorgeous country in my RV, living my dream.” All four of her children are doing well, and she is writing a book called, “Climbing Mountains When You’re Over the Hill.”
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