Aug. 8, 2019—Steve Riven is making a gift in memory of his father to create the Samuel S. Riven, MD, Directorship in Cardiology at VUMC.
Aug. 1, 2019—VUMC announced completion of the acquisition of Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon, a two-campus facility licensed for 245 beds, from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS). Wilson County’s only hospital will now be called Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital.
Aug. 1, 2019—John Oates, MD, an internationally known physician at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and a founding father of the discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, died Tuesday (July 30) in Nashville after a short illness. He was 87.
Aug. 1, 2019—A group of volunteer gardeners are using nature-related workshops to help Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital patients improve their fine-motor skills.
Jul. 25, 2019—Investigators have discovered how a DNA repair pathway protein shields sites of damage to avoid mutations and maintain genome integrity.
Jul. 25, 2019—Elizabeth “Betsy” Barbour and her late husband, Richard, created a fund to help support Vanderbilt’s lung transplant patient assistance fund.
Jul. 25, 2019—Led by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Safe Kids Cumberland Valley received the Impact Award for Advocacy for its work to protect children from preventable injuries.
Jul. 24, 2019—Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute is now offering a new procedure that reduces stroke risk for many high-risk patients during interventions for extracranial carotid disease
Jul. 18, 2019—Next Up: Yaa Kumah-Crystal, a pediatric endocrinologist and informatician, wants computers to be as seamless in exam rooms as they are in other parts of life.
Jul. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt surgeons are performing robot-assisted hernia repairs for some patients that help ease recovery.