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VUMC Emergency Medical Services Center of Excellence teams up with Mt. Juliet Fire Department

The Mt. Juliet Fire Department joined forces with Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s EMS Center of Excellence, naming Jared McKinney, MD, associate professor of Emergency Medicine, as medical director.

VUMC receives $13 million grant to coordinate multisite clinical trial for Rett syndrome treatment

Vanderbilt University Medical Center received a $13 million Department of Defense grant to lead a multisite clinical trial that will evaluate repurposed FDA-approved drugs as treatment options for patients with Rett syndrome.

Ronald Alvarez elected president of American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society

According to Alvarez, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the status of women’s health in the U.S., particularly maternal health, is “appalling” for a nation with the resources we have.

Cancer changed Jack Cawthon’s tune, so he found new ways to voice his gratitude

Multiple bouts with cancer and a total laryngectomy have curbed Jack Cawthon’s ability to sing, but not his spirit.

Study connects patients who visit the ED with acute flare-ups of chronic back pain with remote integrative health coaching program

Vanderbilt will pilot an eight-session remote integrative health coaching program for patients who visit the emergency department with acute flare-ups of chronic low back pain.

New study uses genetic data to support use of thiazide diuretics for kidney stone prevention

A Vanderbilt University Medical Center genetic association study of more than 1 million adults supports the use of the common blood thinner medication thiazide diuretics for kidney stone prevention.

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