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Author: Emily Stembridge

Woodard named High School Athletic Trainer of the Year

Mar. 24, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital's Jacob Woodard, MAE, ATC, NASM-CES, has been named the Tennessee Athletic Trainers’ Society Sandy Sandlin High School Athletic Trainer of the Year.

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Study compares kidney injury risk for COVID, flu patients

Mar. 17, 2022—A Vanderbilt study found that renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAASi) inhibitor drugs, which are commonly used to regulate high blood pressure, do not disproportionately increase the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients with COVID-19 compared to patients hospitalized with influenza.

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Psychiatry lecture honors first Black resident physician

Mar. 17, 2022—The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences recently hosted the fourth annual Harold Jordan Diversity and Inclusion lecture, hosted by guest lecturer Robert Sellers, PhD.

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Improving care for gynecologic cancer

Mar. 15, 2022—To reduce risk of deep vein thrombosis in patients being treated for gynecologic cancer, Vanderbilt researchers recommend that providers use Khorana scores and provide prophylactic treatment according to clinical guidelines.

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VUMC mourns loss of Otolaryngology’s Huang

Mar. 8, 2022—Vanderbilt's Shan Huang, MD, PhD, research assistant professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (HNS) and an expert in device implant technology died on Feb. 10. He was 78.

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Mencio named President of ABOS

Feb. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt's Gregory Mencio, MD, has been named president of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) following a year as president-elect.

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VWCH garners Wilson County business awards

Feb. 23, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital recently received two accolades from the Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce and the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce.

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Virtual tours boost Otolaryngology resident recruiting

Feb. 17, 2022—When the pandemic began, Vanderbilt's Amy Whigham, MD, MS-HPEd, developed a plan to turn the Department of Otolaryngology's medical student education and residency recruitment efforts into a virtual experience.

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Christmas Village celebrates 60 years of tireless support

Feb. 10, 2022—by Emily Stembridge The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences recently received a $385,000 check from Christmas Village representatives. The donation is the latest derived from a 60-year partnership between the department and Christmas Village, which has seen $9.3 million raised for the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. Christmas Village is organized and operated solely through...

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New model helps expand opioid use care options

Feb. 3, 2022—Vanderbilt is using an innovative hub and spoke treatment model to care for patients with opioid use disorder.

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White matter and psychosis

Jan. 27, 2022—The microstructure of white matter in the brain could be an important risk marker for psychosis, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.

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Internal medicine residency handbook keeps growing

Jan. 27, 2022—The Vanderbilt internal medicine residency handbook has long been a resource that is easy, enjoyable and helpful for residents to use in clinical practice.

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