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Reporter June 10 2016

Annual CMN Hospitals Telethon celebrates more than $2.7 million in gifts

Jun. 9, 2016—The annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Telethon raised a recording-breaking amount to benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Hasty selected to participate in academic medicine program for women

Jun. 9, 2016—Alyssa Hasty, Ph.D., a Vanderbilt obesity researcher, has been selected to participate in the 22nd class of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women.

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VUMC ophthalmologist urges eye protection from the bright summer sunshine

Jun. 9, 2016—When it comes to sun safety, most people are quick to grab a hat and lather on sunscreen. Doctors at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute want consumers to be on the lookout for another protective measure – sunglasses.

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VUMC Lung Cancer Screening Center earns recognition

Jun. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology.

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VUMC interpreter receives honor from international association

Jun. 9, 2016—For the first time ever a Vanderbilt University Medical Center interpreter was named Interpreter of the Year by the International Medical Interpreters Association.

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Children’s Hospital physicians honored by Tennessee pediatrics society

Jun. 9, 2016—The Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has awarded top accolades to two physicians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt for their commitment to children, families and the practice of pediatrics.

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VUMC provides ‘Elite-Plus’ stroke response

Jun. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s rapid response in treating stroke patients has received the American Stroke Association’s Honor Roll-Elite Plus recognition.

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Get Fit Franklin

Jun. 9, 2016—Gov. Bill Haslam, center, and Franklin Mayor Ken Moore (to Haslam’s left) pose with the Get Fit Franklin/Healthier Tennessee Steering Committee. Get Fit Franklin is an initiative to support healthy communities in Franklin, Tennessee. Vanderbilt Health is a sponsor of the Get Fit Franklin program. Haslam recognized Franklin for officially becoming a Healthier TN Community. It was...

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Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Clinics CEO Mitch Edgeworth to give annual update

Jun. 9, 2016—Mitch Edgeworth and his senior team will host the Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Clinics first “road show” called Catalyst for Change on Friday, June 17.

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Landmark report urges caution before releasing gene drive-modified organisms

Jun. 9, 2016—A new report released this week raises questions about “gene drives,” a biological process that can profoundly and rapidly alter the characteristics of entire species.

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Strategic planning, career development ahead: Brown

Jun. 9, 2016—Nancy Brown, M.D., chair of the Department of Medicine, ticked off a wealth of accomplishments for the 2016 academic year at the recent State of the Department of Medicine Address

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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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