Author: Doug Campbell
Jan. 7, 2021—Jane Freedman, MD, will join Vanderbilt University Medical Center as director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the physician-in-chief of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, effective Aug. 1.
Nov. 5, 2020—Population-wide screening for genetic variants linked to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer may be cost effective in women between the ages of 20 and 35, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
Nov. 4, 2020—by Kathy Whitney The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Office of Diversity Affairs held its fourth annual Hidden VUMC Figures event on Nov. 2, honoring four employees for their decades-long, behind-the scenes service to the Medical Center. André Churchwell, MD, Chief Diversity Officer, welcomed those watching the ceremony via Zoom and the honorees who were invited...
Nov. 2, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has begun recruiting up to 250 participants for a Phase 3 clinical trial testing an investigational COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.
Oct. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has again been named to Forbes magazine’s list of “Best Employers for New Graduates.”
Sep. 10, 2020—Each year the Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) sponsors a Discovery Grant program to highlight innovative research ideas initiated by its faculty.
Aug. 5, 2020—Six weeks of aerobic exercise can lead to sustained increases in endogenous opioid function and significant relief for chronic low back pain, according to a randomized controlled trial by Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Stephen Bruehl, PhD, and colleagues, reported in Pain.
Aug. 4, 2020—Former Vanderbilt cardiology leader Keith Churchwell, MD, has been appointed president of Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) in Connecticut.
Jul. 23, 2020—Lori Anne Parker-Danley, PhD, has been named the new director of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Patient Education, effective Aug. 1.