Study Tracks Pet Therapy on Cancer Patients
A Vanderbilt study is investigating whether therapy dogs can have a positive effect on children undergoing chemotherapy.
This novel grant, coordinated by the American Humane Association and funded by animal health company Zoetis, was recently awarded to Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Mary Jo Gilmer, PhD, MBA, RN. [article]
Pilon Transitioning; Jones Joins VUSN Leadership
Bonnie Pilon, PhD, senior associate dean for Clinical and Community Partnerships for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, will step down from her leadership role beginning Jan. 1, 2015, and take a sabbatical year before returning to a faculty role at the school. During the sabbatical she will devote time to researching the history and culture of nurse practitioner-managed clinics. [article]