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Interdisciplinary health course boosts global experience

Apr. 25, 2013—A recent addition to interdisciplinary electives illustrates how Vanderbilt educators are working to bring future health care providers together to prepare for work in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

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Emergency medicine efforts in Guyana lauded

Dec. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Department of Emergency Medicine recently received a Commendation Award for its decade-long efforts to establish an Emergency Medicine program and department at Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation in Guyana.

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Mchaourab to lead Chemical and Physical Biology program

Sep. 20, 2012—Hassane Mchaourab, Ph.D., professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Physics and Chemistry, has been named the new director of the Ph.D.-granting Chemical and Physical Biology (CPB) program at Vanderbilt University.

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School of Medicine student lands AMA Foundation award

Aug. 23, 2012—Nicholas Giacalone, a fourth-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student, has received a Physicians of Tomorrow award from the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation.

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VU, Lipscomb partner on dual degree program

Aug. 23, 2012—A new cooperative program between Vanderbilt University and Lipscomb University’s College of Pharmacy is focusing on the next generation of pharmaceutical researchers. By offering a pathway for students to earn both Pharm.D. and Ph.D. degrees, the program aims to boost the number of pharmacy-trained research scientists.

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Minds wide open: Neuroscience at Vanderbilt

Apr. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University has emerged as one of the nation’s leading academic centers in neuroscience.

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Study finds Tennessee service industry workers and the young get less health care coverage at work

Dec. 16, 2009—They’re on the frontline of the workday world – filling our coffee cups, trimming our hair, holding Sunday open houses – but workers in some service jobs in Tennessee are at a higher risk of not having access to health care coverage through their employers, according to a study conducted by researchers from Vanderbilt University’s...

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Video: Baby Einsteins Everywhere – Young Children and Video

Feb. 11, 2009—Watch video of a talk by Georgene Troseth, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, Peabody College.

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Behavior Analysis Clinic now treating children as young as 3 years old

Jul. 14, 2008—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Behavior Analysis Clinic, which serves families who have a child with an intellectual or other developmental disability and who also engage in challenging behaviors, is now working with children as young as 3 years old.

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New Vanderbilt Autism Clinic provides one-point entry

Jun. 30, 2008—Vanderbilt University is making it easy for families and professionals to find autism services by introducing the Vanderbilt Autism Clinic – a single helpline staffed by an autism expert who can make referrals for what\'s needed. Vanderbilt recruited Sarah Zombek to serve as family services coordinator. She held a similar position at Massachusetts General Hospital in an autism clinic with a national reputation for family-centered care.

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Video: "Science Education in the 21st Century: Using the Tools of Physics to Teach Physics"

Apr. 9, 2008—Carl E. Wieman from the University of British Columbia who shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in physics for the creation of a new state of matter talks about the future of science education.

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Video: “Science Education in the 21st Century: Using the Tools of Physics to Teach Physics”

Apr. 9, 2008—Carl E. Wieman from the University of British Columbia who shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in physics for the creation of a new state of matter talks about the future of science education.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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