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Reporter March 7 2014

Awards honor service excellence, leadership

Mar. 11, 2014—The most recent Credo Award and Five Pillar Leader Award winners were announced Wednesday at the Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly at Langford Auditorium.

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Multi-center effort targets lethal Ebola, Marburg viruses

Mar. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt University researchers are collaborating in a multi-center, federally-funded project to develop ways to treat and prevent the highly lethal Ebola and Marburg virus infections.

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VUMC named to list of nation’s top 100 hospitals

Mar. 6, 2014—For the 14th time Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation’s “100 Top Hospitals.”

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Study explores best ways to manage spinal surgery patients

Mar. 6, 2014—Kristin Archer, Ph.D., DPT, assistant professor of Orthopaedics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has received $1.7 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study postoperative management for degenerative spinal conditions.

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Brain Blast!

Mar. 6, 2014—Saturday’s Brain Blast event at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, attracted 268 children and about 100 adults to free, hands-on activities.

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Nurses hold key to meeting global health challenges

Mar. 6, 2014—The Nursing Leadership in Global Health Symposium brought together more than 230 attendees and international health providers representing 14 countries. The goal was to address improving care of patient populations by elevating the voice and influence of nursing on health policy and programming.

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Nominations being sought for next Vanderbilt Prize Scholar

Mar. 6, 2014—Nominations for this year’s Vanderbilt Prize Scholar — a singular honor for female graduate students in the biomedical sciences at Vanderbilt University — are now being accepted. The deadline is April 2.

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Wilson set for Discovery Lecture

Mar. 6, 2014—Blake Wilson, D.Sc., a pioneer in the development of cochlear implants and co-director of the Duke Hearing Center, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, March 13.

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Nettles named to state developmental disabilities council

Mar. 6, 2014—Arie Nettles, Ph.D., associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Developmental Medicine, has been appointed to the Statewide Planning and Policy Council of the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD).

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VUMC ad campaigns win multiple local awards

Mar. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s advertising campaigns won six American Advertising (ADDY) Awards in Nashville’s 2014 competition.

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Stroke Center’s care quality efforts recognized

Mar. 6, 2014—The Vanderbilt Stroke Center has once again struck gold, receiving top honors from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

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Photo: International visit

Mar. 6, 2014—Ralf Habermann, M.D., leads a tour of Vanderbilt’s facilities for a group of physicians from Korea seeking to learn more about how long-term care issues are addressed in the United States.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

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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