Author: Kelsey Herbers
Mar. 23, 2020—A growing need for behavioral health services compounded by limited access to care has created a health crisis in the United States, according to a report issued by leaders of academic health centers across the country.
Mar. 19, 2020—Preschoolers in the Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) district are more quickly being identified as having a communication disability thanks to a new partnership between the district and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Mar. 10, 2020—To provide additional maternity care and a full spectrum of birthing experience options for patients, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has announced plans to acquire the Nashville location of Baby+Company, a freestanding birthing center that emphasizes a family-centered, low-intervention approach to delivery for uncomplicated pregnancies.
Feb. 27, 2020—Alexander Gelbard, MD, associate professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, was recently awarded The Edmund Prince Fowler Award for his candidate thesis to the Triological Society.
Feb. 26, 2020—Noise levels inside downtown Nashville’s “honky-tonk” venues may surpass safe listening levels, a new study by VUMC researchers reports.
Feb. 18, 2020—Black men with high blood pressure could benefit from a research study beginning this month to check their vitals while they are getting a haircut at a barbershop.
Feb. 17, 2020—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital has received reaccreditation from the Joint Commission (TJC), an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 22,000 U.S. health care organizations and programs.
Feb. 13, 2020—VUMC researchers are conducting a five-year multisite trial to explore potential methods for predicting which patients may have a worse course of depression or are most vulnerable to recurrent episodes.
Feb. 12, 2020—Beginning this month, researchers from VUMC and the University of Vermont are launching a study to examine whether cognitive changes that occur at menopause for some women are related to an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Feb. 12, 2020—To celebrate the debut of a new primary care clinic and walk-in clinic in Mt. Juliet, Vanderbilt Health will hold an open house on Friday, Feb. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the clinics’ new location.