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Reporter May 17 2013

Grant targets new therapies for Ebola, Marburg viruses

May. 16, 2013—Vanderbilt’s James Crowe Jr., M.D., and a collaborator in Texas have been awarded a $4.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study new ways to treat and prevent Ebola and Marburg viruses.

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Renewal project set to upgrade VUH air handlers

May. 16, 2013—Beginning June 1, Medical Center faculty and staff will notice the addition of a fenced-in area at street level in front of the north tower of Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH).

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Study finds disagreement on the role of primary care nurse practitioners

May. 16, 2013—While physicians and nurse practitioners agree on general principles, survey reveals differences on specific policies Primary care physicians and nurse practitioners significantly disagree on some proposed changes to the scope of nurse practitioners’ responsibilities, according to a New England Journal of Medicine study released today. The study, led by investigators from the Vanderbilt University School...

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Photo: Steeplechase

May. 16, 2013—The 72nd annual running of the Iroquois Steeplechase last Saturday drew nearly 25,000 spectators to Nashville’s Percy Warner Park.

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School for Science and Math graduates urged to ‘find the good’

May. 16, 2013—During his remarks to the third graduating class of the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV) on Saturday, May 11, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., didn’t give an address — he told a story instead.

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Address highlights VUMC Nursing

May. 16, 2013—Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, R.N., presented the 2013 State of Nursing address to a packed audience in Light Hall Tuesday, and the key message was that all Vanderbilt nurses will play an important role in helping the organization navigate through the puzzle of health care delivery.

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VUSM’s class of 2013 ready to take on new challenges

May. 16, 2013—The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Class of 2013 will enter health care at a time of great change. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will begin the bulk of its health reform changes Jan. 1, 2014. New providers will enter a rapidly changing system of care.

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Nursing School graduates set for crucial health care roles

May. 16, 2013—Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., CNM, dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, told graduates during Commencement and Investiture ceremonies last week that “advanced practice nurses, nurse scientists, nurse managers and leaders are crucial to health care and to our country.”

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Promise of discovery drives Biomedical Sciences graduates

May. 16, 2013—Vanderbilt awarded 66 Ph.D. degrees to an accomplished group of students in Medical Center-related departments and programs.

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2013 Tennessee Women’s Health Report Card shows movement in the right direction

May. 14, 2013—The Tennessee Women’s Health Report Card, released May 14, indicates women’s health is moving in the right direction, but there’s much more work to be done.

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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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