Reporter May 31 2019
May. 31, 2019—Nurses Week is celebrated each May. This year’s theme was “4 Million Reasons to Celebrate,” highlighting the work of more than 4 million nurses in the United States
May. 30, 2019—W. Bedford Waters, MD, current president of the Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Association and the second African American to graduate from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM), died May 25. He was 71.
May. 29, 2019—Prince Kannankeril, MD, MSCI, has been elected to serve as vice president for research of the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society.
May. 29, 2019—P-glycoprotein distinguishes between chemicals that it will expel from a cell and inhibitors that block its action.
May. 29, 2019—Elizabeth Card, MSN, RN, APRN, FNP-BC, nursing research consultant and nurse practitioner, has been named president-elect for the American Society for PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN). She will serve as president beginning in April 2020.
May. 29, 2019—Children's Hospital acquires pediatric patient simulator to enhance training with other hospitals and EMS providers throughout the state.
May. 29, 2019—Researchers at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center are on a quest to increase health care capacity for adults with autism by bringing quality care into their communities.
May. 24, 2019—A major television advertising campaign for Vanderbilt University Medical Center is underway and will feature eight patient stories built around the theme “Defining Personalized Care.” The campaign represents VUMC’s largest advertising effort in many years. Television ads will run in Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Jackson, as well as Huntsville, Alabama, and Paducah, Bowling Green...