Author: Doug Campbell
Jun. 19, 2014— Sally York, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology, has been appointed associate director of the Vanderbilt Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). The goal of the MSTP is to train leaders in biomedical research and human medicine while earning both M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. In her role as...
Mar. 13, 2014—As an industry, health care is uniquely positioned to promote the need for, and benefits of, a more diverse and encompassing workforce.
Feb. 27, 2014—Yale University’s Richard Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., winner of a $3 million, 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for discovering genes and biochemical mechanisms that cause hypertension, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture March 6.
Feb. 26, 2014—A new specialty clinic at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is dedicated to investigating and treating a rare childhood disorder that causes partial — and sometimes nearly total — paralysis for unpredictable lengths of time.
Dec. 19, 2013—Editor’s note — the following is a roundup of the news that made headlines at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2013. Strategic repositioning This year, Vanderbilt University Medical Center proactively embarked on a forward-thinking and necessary mission to reposition the institution to thrive in a fundamentally altered and challenging health care environment. Faced with restricted...
Dec. 19, 2013—VUMC was lauded on numerous national ranking lists during the year.
Dec. 19, 2013—Leadership additions bolstered VUMC’s missions this year.
Nov. 21, 2013—Kevin C. Ess, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurology within the Department of Pediatrics at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.