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Author: Doug Campbell

The power of reading

Oct. 26, 2017—Children’s book author Christina Geist recently visited patients at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and read her latest book, “Buddy’s Bedtime Battery.” She was joined by her husband, television personality and journalist Willie Geist, who anchors MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and NBC’s “Sunday Today with Willie Geist.”

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McGill University honors Roden’s research career

Oct. 19, 2017—Dan Roden, M.D., Senior Vice President for Personalized Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), was named to receive the 2017 Medicine Alumni Global Lifetime Achievement Award by the Faculty of Medicine of his alma mater, McGill University.

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Vanderbilt physicians lauded by Best Doctors in America

Oct. 12, 2017—Best Doctors in America, a biennial listing of the nation’s physicians who are peer selected for inclusion, is once again acknowledging the expertise of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) faculty.

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Major grant to enhance kidney disease research

Sep. 28, 2017—Vanderbilt’s Division of Nephrology and Hypertension has received a five-year, $5 million federal grant to provide core research services in the fight against kidney disease.

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Alternate parking plan for eStar training at OHO starting Sept. 4

Aug. 31, 2017—Due to the Tennessee State Fair being held at the Nashville Fairgrounds from Sept. 4-22, VUMC employees who are attending eStar training at One Hundred Oaks (OHO) on these days should park in the alternate parking area at the Fairgrounds located off of Craighead Street.

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Harvest Party

Aug. 31, 2017—More than 5,000 people gathered recently for the Sixth Annual Harvest Party at Arrington Vineyards, benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Eclipse VIPs

Aug. 24, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center celebrated Monday’s solar eclipse with its smallest patients. Babies

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VUMC named among country’s elite health care providers by U.S. News and World Report

Aug. 8, 2017—Once again, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named among the country’s finest providers of adult specialty care by U.S. News and World Report, and has also been named as the No. 1 hospital in Tennessee and the Metro Nashville area for the sixth consecutive year, having topped these rankings since they were introduced in 2012.

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Vanderbilt again lauded for savvy use of health information technology

Jul. 11, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s leadership in embracing medical technology has once again resulted in the institution being named among the nation’s “most wired” hospitals and health systems.

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Student Health Coalition reunion

May. 25, 2017—Joseph Little, M.D., ’77, BA ’72, left, and Irwin Venick, J.D., ’75, right, shown here with Robert Miller, M.D., recently spoke about their experience with the Vanderbilt Student Health Coalition, an initiative of Vanderbilt medical, nursing, law and undergraduate students that began in 1969.

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Celebrating Swift

May. 25, 2017—Melanie Swift, M.D., center, is joined at a recent farewell reception in her honor by Mary Yarbrough, M.D., left, executive director of Faculty and Staff Health and Wellness, and Lori Rolando, M.D., MPH, who succeeds Swift as director of Occupational Health for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).

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Shade Tree Trot 2017

May. 4, 2017—This year’s Shade Tree Trot, held April 22, and benefit dinner raised a record amount — $76,000. Approximately 550 runners and walkers registered for the ninth annual 5K race on the Vanderbilt campus organized by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

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

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