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Author: Emily Stembridge

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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Webinars share strategies for integrating addiction and behavioral health into primary care practices

May. 12, 2021—David Marcovitz, MD, assistant professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry, shared strategies for integrating addiction and behavioral health into primary care practices during two recent webinars — one for Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network (VHAN) and one for the TennCare Delivery System Transformation Conference.

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Spine surgery helps patient take steps toward his dream

May. 6, 2021—Jeff Vanderford always dreamed of walking his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day.

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American Academy of Audiology honors Gifford, Roberts

May. 6, 2021—Two faculty members from the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences — René Gifford, PhD, and Richard Roberts, PhD — were recognized for their work in the field at the 2021 American Academy of Audiology (AAA) convention.

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