Nancy Wells, DNSc, RN, FAAN
Director, Nursing Research
Elizabeth Card, MSN, RN, CCRP
Nursing Research Consultant
Jill Clendening, BS
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Welcome to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Evidence Based Practice and Nursing Research website. Nursing Research is one of the primary missions of Vanderbilt University (VU) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). Vanderbilt is one of the nation’s top leaders in educating and supporting nurses as they work to improve patient care and generate game-changing research through Evidence-based Practice initiatives. The Nursing Research department supports nurses' involvement in the use, generation, and dissemination of knowledge to advance nursing practice and patient care. The Nursing Research department is staffed by VUMC's director of nursing research, a research nurse specialist, and a program coordinator.
Services provided by the Nursing Research department: