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Author: Emily Stembridge

Resident’s opioid-related efforts become TMA priority

Jul. 22, 2021—Leah Jesse, MD, a Psychiatry resident, successfully brought an anti-stigma resolution to the floor of the Tennessee Medical Association (TMA) House of Delegates meeting in May.

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Grant bolsters Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

Jul. 15, 2021—The Bernard Osher Foundation has given an additional $2.1 million to the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt. This grant supplements the original endowment established in 2014 through the Bernard Osher Foundation’s leadership and commitment to holistic medicine.

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Virtual study of stress in parents of children with developmental disabilities seeks participants

Jun. 23, 2021—Otolaryngology researchers from the Music Cognition Lab are seeking to recruit parents of children with developmental disabilities for a study about the connection between mindfulness, music and stress levels. 

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NBA player brings message of hope to Camp T.A.L.K.S.

Jun. 23, 2021—The children of Camp TALKS (Talking and Learning with Kids who Stutter) were excited to welcome Michael Kidd-Gilchrist — NBA player and person who stutters — to camp recently, where they were able to listen to his story and advice. Kidd-Gilchrist, an advocate for the stuttering community, recently launched Change & Impact, a stuttering initiative focused on improving access to health care and expanding services and resources for those who stutter.

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Community hospitals shine in vaccine distribution

Jun. 17, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s community hospitals — Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH), Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital and Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital — have risen to the occasion to meet critical vaccination needs across Tennessee.

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Wilson County resident provides handmade quilts to VWCH nurses

Jun. 9, 2021—ICU nurses at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) were recently surprised with a thoughtful gift –unique handmade quilts for every single nurse in the unit.

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Vanderbilt Birth Center provides safe, personalized care experience combined with education and support

Jun. 7, 2021—At the Vanderbilt Birth Center, patients create entirely personalized birthing experiences alongside certified nurse midwives (CNMs) and OB-GYNs.

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Arroyo awarded Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

May. 27, 2021—Juan Pablo Arroyo, MD, PhD, has been awarded the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health.

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Non-invasive radiosurgery alleviates patient’s 50-year experience with depression

May. 26, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center Radiation Oncologists have performed a first-ever non-invasive procedure which has greatly improved a patient’s 50-year symptoms of long-term, treatment-resistant depression.

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Phillips honored by the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association

May. 13, 2021—Shantel Phillips, PT, DPT, OCS, physical therapist for Vanderbilt Orthopaedics, has been named Clinical Educator of the Year by the American Tennessee Physical Therapy Association (TPTA).

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Research explores how people with traumatic brain injury have adapted to the pandemic

May. 13, 2021—The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences has conducted research to better understand how individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers think the findings may apply to many disability populations in future crises.

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Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital holds celebration to honor organ and tissue donors

May. 12, 2021—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) recently recognized the generosity of organ and tissue donors through a limited-attendance flag raising ceremony.

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