Center for Advanced Practice Nursing and Allied Health

Meet The Team

Center for Advanced Practice Nursing and Allied Health Team


Janet Myers,  DNP, APRN, FNP-BC,
Director Professional Development
S-2415 MCN
Nashville, TN 37232
Email:  janet.m.myers@vanderbilt.edu

Janet is the Director Professional Development of the Center for Advanced Practice Nursing and Allied Health for Vanderbilt Medical Center.  She graduated from Kansas University Medical Center with Bachelor’s in Nursing and then obtained a Masters in Nursing Administration from Fort Hays State University (FHSU) with post masters certificates in the Family Nurse Practitioner and Nursing Education tracks.  She was selected by the FHSU nursing faculty to receive the prestigious Leora B. Stroup Award which is awarded to a master’s student who demonstrated outstanding clinical performance, community involvement, and academic achievement.  She completed her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Southern Alabama in 2012. In addition to a diverse clinical background, she has served in nursing administrative roles in both the clinical and academic arenas.

She relocated to Vanderbilt in January 2013 from southern California where she was instrumental in establishing the multidisciplinary chronic disease management team for a managed care company and creating the first NCQA certified, patient-centered medical home in Bakersfield, CA.   Current board certifications include family and geriatric advanced practice, diabetic educator, advanced diabetes management, and legal nurse consultant.

Cheryl Barton, BS
Administrative Officer
S-2406 MCN
Nashville, TN  37232
Email: cheryl.m.barton@vanderbilt.edu

Cheryl earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from the University of South Alabama, has 25 years of healthcare management experience, most of which have been in private practice as an Administrator.

She has worked at Vanderbilt for 10+ years, 8 of which were as the Administrative Officer (AO) of the Vanderbilt Asthma Sinus Allergy Program (VASAP).  She currently works as an AO in the Center for Advanced Practice.



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