Author: Christina Echegaray
Jan. 27, 2022—by Christina Echegaray Before the current rise in flu cases in Middle Tennessee, a group of doctors and nurses at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt set out in the fall to protect children from flu before it ever arrived. The team, led by pediatrician Elizabeth Williams, MD, MPH, dubbed its project “The Mobile...
Jan. 13, 2022—The Eve of Janus, the longest-running fundraising event for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, recently celebrated its 50-year anniversary with a $1 million milestone gift to the hospital’s Tri Delta Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic.
Nov. 17, 2021—The Nashville Predators hockey team continued its longtime support of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt with this week's Hockey Fights Cancer game.
Nov. 10, 2021—by Christina Echegaray Bella Villamil, 5, waved a small red flashlight across the ceiling of her hospital room at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. She playfully flickered the light in unison with Child Life assistant Mikayla Taylor. They were practicing for Children’s Hospital’s growing yearly tradition: the third annual Night Lights for Monroe...
Sep. 27, 2021—Vanderbilt's Meg Rush, MD, MMHC, spoke to several members of Congress recently and painted a vivid picture of the toll the virus has taken on children in Tennessee and at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 17, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been awarded a five-year, $6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to serve as a center of excellence for Maternal and Pediatric Precision in Therapeutics.
Sep. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt has opened a state of the art maternal fetal clinic to help expectant parents navigate the difficult decision-making process for babies at risk for or born with birth defects or abnormalities.
Sep. 2, 2021—Middle Tennessee home builder Willow Branch Homes has donated one of their new homes to raffle off in support of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Aug. 26, 2021—Children and young adults who are obese are at greater risk for malignant thyroid nodules, according to new study from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Jul. 22, 2021—A decade’s worth of data shows that neonatologists are shifting the type of respiratory support they utilize for preterm infants, a move that could lead to improved health outcomes.