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New Physician Spotlight

Aug. 12, 2019—Ryan Belcher, MD, has joined Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s Pediatric Department of Otolaryngology after completing a yearlong fellowship with the program.

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Pancreatic cancer clue

Aug. 12, 2019—Inflammation synergizes with a cell’s intrinsic genetic program to promote the development of pancreatic cancer.

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Celebrating performance

Aug. 9, 2019—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt staff gathered recently to celebrate the hospital’s performance in the recent U.S. News & World Report ranking of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.

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LifeFlight celebrates 35 years of service to the community

Aug. 8, 2019—Vanderbilt LifeFlight recently celebrated 35 years of service with a night out at the Nashville Sounds.

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High Five Constraint Camp

Aug. 1, 2019—At the recent weeklong High Five Constraint Camp, pediatric occupational therapists help children improve a weaker limb to become stronger.

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Williams, Wilkins among YWCA Academy for Women of Achievement honorees

Jul. 30, 2019—Two Vanderbilt leaders are among the six women selected as inductees into the 2019 Academy for Women of Achievement.

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Private practice physicians less likely to maintain EHRs

Jul. 25, 2019—A new study finds private practice physicians are less likely to maintain electronic health records.

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Alice Ingram Hooker, longtime supporter of VUMC and Children’s Hospital, dies at 85

Jul. 24, 2019—Alice Ingram Hooker, a longtime supporter of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and former chair of their boards, died July 23 after an extended illness.

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Dog Days of Summer

Jul. 24, 2019—The annual Dog Days of Summer Paw-ty featured a dog show, a meet-and-greet with pet volunteers and updates on the Mars Petcare Pet Therapy Fund and the upcoming arrival of Children’s Hospital’s facility dog.

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A critical factor for wound healing

Jul. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center scientists have discovered a role for a tumor suppressor protein in skin wound healing.

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Potassium balance and glaucoma

Jul. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt Eye Institute researchers have discovered that an imbalance in the ionic environment of retinal ganglion cells may contribute to functional impairments in glaucoma.

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Pilla named chief of Multispecialty Adult Anesthesiology

Jul. 11, 2019—Michael Pilla, MD, was recently named chief of the Division of Multispeciality Adult Anesthesiology (MSA) on May 1. Pilla has worked in the Department of Anesthesiology since 2004.

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