Stacey Youree Becker (’98)

Category: Alumni Service | Awards

2023 Alumni Service Award Winner

With an extensive background in surgical care, Stacey Youree Becker has spent her 25-year career with Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a registered nurse. Although she currently serves as a physician liaison with Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, she has held a variety of titles within the reputable medical institution, including specialty nurse, case manager, clinical research nurse, and staff nurse in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Becker is a 1998 graduate of the College of Nursing.

While earning her BSN, Becker remained highly involved with the university as a student, upholding a commitment to both academics and extracurriculars. She was a member of the Student Government Association, Student Nurses’ Association, Delta Delta Delta sorority, and Student Alumni Associates. In 1997, Becker was acknowledged by the Fuld Fellowship, recognizing outstanding pre-licensure nurses. In 1998, she graduated with Cum Laude honors distinction and as a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Society, an international professional society recognizing future nursing leaders.

As an alumna, Becker upholds a similar commitment to volunteer involvement. In the past, she has served as a UT Knoxville Alumni Board of Directors member, an ambassador at student impact events, a UT Women’s Council Board member and a UTAA Board Member. She currently serves as a member of the College of Nursing Advisory Board, co-chair of the College of Nursing Alumni Committee, president of Sumner County Alumni Chapter, and a member of the UT Alumni Legislative Council. Becker was recently recognized among the College of Nursing’s “Fabulous Fifty”—50 outstanding alumni who were honored during the college’s 50th Anniversary Gala in 2023.

Becker and her husband Jerry, a 1997 Tickle College of Engineering graduate, share two sons, William and John. William is a rising sophomore at UT in the Haslam College of Business, and they hope John joins him on campus after graduating high school.