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]
Adams Named to Faculty Scholar Role
Susie Adams, PhD, RN, has been named to the newly created position of Nursing Faculty Scholar for Community Engaged Behavioral Health at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. As the Faculty Scholar, Adams will partner with existing and/or new agencies affiliated with VUSN to evaluate evidence-based health practices, analyze program outcomes and disseminate findings. [article]