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Author: Emily Stembridge

Fissell receives Medal of Excellence from the American Association of Kidney Patients

May. 12, 2022—Vanderbilt's William Fissell, MD, recently received the 2022 Medal of Excellence Award in the physician category from the American Association of Kidney Patients.

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Autism and sleep problems

May. 10, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers developed a framework for using de-identified medical records to characterize sleep in people on the autism spectrum — a framework that should also be useful for studying other neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Nyman named Center for Bone Biology director

Apr. 28, 2022—Jeffry Nyman, PhD, professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and research associate professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been named director of the Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology.

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ASD study explores link between repetitive motion, depression

Apr. 28, 2022—A Vanderbilt found that research into depression risk and resilience factors for adults with ASD is also critical to guide proper screening and intervention efforts.

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Patel joins VWCH as its first full-time hand surgeon

Apr. 28, 2022—Shaan Patel, MD, has joined Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital as an assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and is the hospital's the only full-time hand surgeon dedicated to VWCH.

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Allen named Imaging Clinical Service Center medical director

Apr. 28, 2022—Laveil Allen, MD, has been named executive medical director of the Imaging Clinical Service Center, effective May 1.

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Children with autism report greater gender diversity: study

Apr. 21, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers found that children with autism report higher rates of gender diversity — the way in which an individual experiences gender distinct from social norms for their gender assigned at birth — than their typically developing peers.

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Taylor, Newhouse, Petrie honored by geriatric psychiatry association

Apr. 21, 2022—Vanderbilt's Warren Taylor, MD, MHSc, Paul Newhouse, MD, and William Petrie, MD, were recently honored at the 2022 American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) Awards.

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Arroyo, Terker receive new awards from ASCI

Apr. 13, 2022—Juan Pablo Arroyo, MD, PhD, instructor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, and Andrew Terker, MD, PhD, research fellow in Nephrology, each received an inaugural 2022 Emerging Generation Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

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Hearing and Speech Sciences celebrates 70 years of service

Apr. 13, 2022—The Vanderbilt Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is celebrating 70 years of serving people with hearing, speech, language and related disorders.

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Study compares moral injury in health care workers and veterans

Apr. 13, 2022—A study comparing 618 military veterans who deployed to a combat zone after Sept. 11, 2001, and 2,099 health care workers (HCWs) working during the COVID-19 pandemic found similar levels of potential moral injury (PMI), with 46.1% of veterans and 50.7% of HCWs reporting PMI.

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Transplant Pharmacy program helps track medication adherence

Apr. 7, 2022—A computer program developed by VUMC transplant pharmacists and pharmacy IT technicians is helping patients adhere to the often-strict medication regimens required after undergoing a transplant.

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