Reporter March 11 2016
Mar. 11, 2016—Allergies have a seasonal rhythm to their comings and goings, and we are in the midst of one of the biggest allergy seasons of the year: tree pollen season.
Mar. 10, 2016—Vanderbilt Bone & Joint is expanding its footprint in Williamson County with two new locations — Franklin and Brentwood — to offer patients greater convenience.
Mar. 10, 2016—J. David Sweatt, Ph.D., the Evelyn F. McKnight Endowed Chair of the Department of Neurobiology, director of the Civitan International Research Center, and director of the McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, has been named chair of Vanderbilt’s Department of Pharmacology.
Mar. 10, 2016—Biomarker tests that help determine which patients may benefit from molecularly targeted therapies need better evidence and oversight to improve their effectiveness and availability, according to a study by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Mar. 10, 2016—Pioneering Vanderbilt diabetes researcher Charles R. “Rollo” Park, M.D., celebrated his 100th birthday on March 2 at the Heritage of Brentwood with his wife of more than 70 years, Jane Park, Ph.D., professor emerita of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics.
Mar. 10, 2016—The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) recently recognized Corey Slovis, M.D., and Keith Wrenn, M.D., for their service and excellence in the field of Emergency Medicine.
Mar. 10, 2016—Two Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) students were awarded the prize for the best proposal on how to transform medical education during the American Medical Association (AMA) Spring 2016 Consortium Meeting this week.
Mar. 10, 2016—Two faculty members of the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center are receiving awards from the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) this year, representing two of eight total recipients nationwide.
Mar. 10, 2016—The Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology (SUFU), the premier specialty society for female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, is awarding Vanderbilt’s Roger Dmochowski, M.D., professor of Urologic Surgery, with its SUFU Lifetime Achievement Award.
Mar. 10, 2016—Gaelyn Garrett, M.D., wasn’t a country music fan when she was growing up. When she came to Music City 22 years ago for a fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, she was planning to stay for only a year, and then find a job in her native North Carolina.