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Aliyu named director of Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health

Jun. 21, 2022—Renowned physician-epidemiologist Muktar Aliyu, MBBS, MPH, DrPH, who is the associate director for Research with the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH), has been named the new director of the institute, beginning July 1.

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Today Show: Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer’s Center makes national push for clinical study enrollment. You can help.

Jun. 21, 2022—The Today Show’s Maria Shriver spotlighted a landmark, years-long study into the connection between heart health and Alzheimer’s disease, and the urgency to boost study enrollment—particularly among people of color who are disproportionally impacted yet historically underrepresented in research.

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Leadership Assembly: Embarking on a transformational racial equity plan

May. 4, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders are launching a transformational effort to foster an inclusive environment to ensure people at all levels of the organization experience a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive.

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Ahonkhai advances in national challenge to improve HIV care for Black men in Tennessee

Feb. 24, 2022—A Vanderbilt proposal to implement a novel strategy to use barbers and barbershops to improve HIV care outcomes for Black men with HIV in Middle Tennessee received early-stage funding from a challenge hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health.

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VUMC-dedicated song “Times Like This” now on streaming platforms

Feb. 21, 2022—The song “Times Like This,” which is dedicated the tune to the workforce of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, is now available to stream anywhere you get music. 

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Efficiency, people and empowerment – Leadership Assembly takeaways

Feb. 16, 2022—February's Leadership assembly focused on multitude of trends, from higher patient volumes to economic inflation and a competitive labor market, require agility and emphasis on strengthening Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s supportive, empowered culture as COVID-19 ebbs and flows.

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Leadership Assembly takeaways: Speaking up makes a difference

Nov. 4, 2021—The importance of supporting Vanderbilt University Medical Center's workforce is highlighted in this quarter’s Leadership Assembly theme, “Speaking Up, Lifting Up,” which is focused on strategies to amplify well-being.

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Vanderbilt Health DNA podcast garners 2021 ‘Gold’ from Modern Healthcare

Nov. 1, 2021—The Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action podcast has been selected by Modern Healthcare as an award winner in the 2021 Healthcare Marketing Impact Awards and was named the ‘Gold Podcast Campaign of the Year' in the provider/insurer category.

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Jackson, Winkfield selected among ‘Women to Watch’ in health care

Oct. 25, 2021—Gretchen Purcell Jackson, MD, PhD, and Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD, are honored among top health care leaders in the 2021 “Women to Watch” by Nashville Medical News.

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Trevathan announces plan to step down from role as VIGH director

Oct. 11, 2021—Edwin Trevathan, MD, MPH, has announced plans to step down from his role as director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health.

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‘DNA’ podcast Season 2 explores COVID, science and trust in communities

Aug. 23, 2021—Listen to Episode 1, Blueprint for a Pandemic-Ready Society, and subscribe on your favorite platform. The first episode of the second season of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s original podcast series, Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action, tackles bold questions and issues pushed to the surface by COVID-19. This season, the award-winning 10-episode series delves into...

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Churchwell, Creech, Wilkins among NBJ award winners

Aug. 18, 2021—Three leaders of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community are among the winners of the Nashville Business Journal’s 2021 Health Care Innovation awards.

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