Sep. 11, 2019—by Christina Echegaray Each October, as Missy Cook helps unload trailers full of bright, plump pumpkins with hundreds of volunteers, she’s reminded why the Cooper Trooper Foundation Pumpkin Patch exists — because her son, Cooper, 10, is alive after surviving a rare cancer that was found when he was just 8 weeks old. The annual...
Sep. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt Health physicians will be among the runway models during the 7th Annual T.J. Martell Foundation Chic Awearness on Sept. 23.
Aug. 29, 2019—Members of the country music industry came together to celebrate the newly opened 10th floor of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The space was made possible, in part, through significant support from the Country Music Association (CMA).
Aug. 15, 2019—Hand surgeons and other Vanderbilt Health staff offered surgeries to people who are uninsured and need surgical treatment for outpatient upper extremity conditions, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and ganglion cysts.
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.
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—The Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) has received a $10 million gift that will fund regenerative visual neuroscience research to develop transformative therapies for eye diseases.
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.
Jun. 13, 2019—A $10 million endowed gift will fund translational research, support clinical programs and create an endowed chair within the Department of Psychiatry.
May. 16, 2019—More than 300 members of the Canby Robinson Society, the Canby Robinson Legacy Circle and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community joined Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, and his wife, Melinda, last week at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens for a reception celebrating the community of supporters who help VUMC redefine personalized care.