Mary Jo Gilmer Archives
May. 2, 2019—The sight of a dog in a therapy vest trotting down a hospital hallway or being petted by a child lying in a hospital bed is familiar to many, yet the scientific research showing the impact of therapy animals is largely anecdotal, says Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Professor Mary Jo Gilmer, PhD. Her work is changing that.
May. 7, 2015—Three members of the Vanderbilt community were recently named to Nashville Business Journal’s 2015 class of Health Care Heroes.
Dec. 11, 2014—A tiny Vanderbilt University Medical Center volunteer has received a giant award from a national organization.
Jun. 5, 2014—It’s not unusual to see dogs in a hospital setting, but is there scientific evidence that man’s best friend help’s children? Vanderbilt researchers are working to find that answer as Barb Cramer reports.
Jan. 30, 2014—A Vanderbilt study is investigating whether therapy dogs can have a positive effect on children undergoing chemotherapy.