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Buntin visits the Hill

Jul. 12, 2018—Melinda Buntin, PhD, Mike Curb Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy, recently testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee chaired by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander.

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Osher Center offering yoga classes to help employees with back pain

Jul. 12, 2018—The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt will begin offering a third round of yoga classes for employees suffering from back pain or insomnia.

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ECMO reunion

Jul. 12, 2018—Patients and medical teams reunited recently in the lobby of Langford Auditorium to celebrate the adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Nominations for Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar now open for female graduate students in biomedical sciences

Jul. 3, 2018—Nominations for the Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar are now open. The deadline is Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at 5 p.m.

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Honoring Beauchamp

Jun. 28, 2018—Jun. 28, 2018—Friends and colleagues surrounded R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, during a recent reception honoring him for his many contributions and dedicated service as chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences since 2001.

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Stevenson Center Drive to close June 29–30 for repaving

Jun. 23, 2018—Stevenson Center Drive will be closed for maintenance and repaving June 29 and 30, with access restored the morning of July 1.

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Rice, Robertson take on expanded Anesthesiology leadership roles

Jun. 21, 2018—The Department of Anesthesiology is reconfiguring its leadership structure, partly in response to the recent appointment of department chair Warren Sandberg, MD, PhD, as VUAH Co-Chief of Staff for Perioperative and Critical Care Services. Mark Rice, MD, has been appointed Executive Vice Chair and Amy Robertson, MD, has been appointed Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs.

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Chestnut honored by Society for Obstetric Anesthesiology and Perinatology

Jun. 21, 2018—David Chestnut, MD, received the Society for Obstetric Anesthesiology and Perinatology’s Distinguished Service Award during the group’s annual meeting in May.

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Velez Edwards named to Women’s Health Research leadership

Jun. 19, 2018—Digna R. Velez Edwards, PhD, has been named director of Women’s Health Research, succeeding longtime director and founder, Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD, associate dean of Clinical and Translational Scientist Development and professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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School of Nursing buildings to close temporarily starting June 27

Jun. 18, 2018—The School of Nursing buildings at 461 21st Ave. S. will be closed 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, through 6 a.m. Thursday, July 5, due to a planned power outage for major electrical work. The school will remain open with faculty and staff working from off-campus locations.

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Telethon rings up crucial support for Children’s Hospital

Jun. 14, 2018—The 35th annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Telethon was held on Sunday, June 3, at Seacrest Studios in partnership with WTVF NewsChannel 5.

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Novel infection fighter

Jun. 13, 2018—A drug in use clinically to help make vaccines more effective may be a powerful new tool for fighting antibiotic-resistant infections.

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