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Author: Joan Brasher

Zeppos welcomes Tennessee legislators; lawmakers praise Vanderbilt’s impact on state

Jan. 10, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos officially welcomed the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, including 50 new lawmakers, at a special reception held at the Tennessee State Museum Jan. 9.

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Renewal House helps addicted mothers defeat their demons

Dec. 13, 2012—Renewal House provides hope for moms struggling with addiction.

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New Medical Faculty 2012

Nov. 9, 2012—A complete list of new School of Medicine and School of Nursing faculty for 2012 School of Medicine Aqeela Afzal, Ph.D. Research assistant professor of neurological surgery Francisco Aguirre, M.D. Instructor in clinical obstetrics and gynecology Neda Ahmadi, M.D. Instructor in otolaryngology Syed Toufeeq Ahmed, Ph.D. Research assistant professor of biomedical informatics Joseph A. Akamah,...

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Faculty honored for service, excellence at Fall Assembly

Aug. 30, 2012—  Vanderbilt has succeeded in the face of tough economic challenges thanks to its commitment to excellence, diversity, acceptance and creativity, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told a standing-room-only crowd at the Student Life Center during the Fall Faculty Assembly Aug. 23. Zeppos, who was among faculty members recognized for 25 years of service to the...

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Cupcake-palooza March 24 offers sweet way to support Books from Birth

Mar. 13, 2012—Come to Cupcake-palooza, a benefit for Books from Birth of Middle Tennessee, and sample from a selection of thousands of mini-cupcakes donated by local bakeries and other area businesses. The event is sponsored by Abode Real Estate. This family-friendly event takes place Saturday, March 24, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Belmont United Methodist Church’s...

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Nurses on a Mission

Jan. 1, 2012—How three Vanderbilt nurses are changing the world, one child at a time Marie Phillips, Kathy Warren and Theresa Hook are Vanderbilt nurses, but they don’t clock in at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. They wear School of Nursing identification badges, but you won’t see them in the halls of Vanderbilt’s hospitals or clinics. Through a...

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Inside Out

Jan. 1, 2012—Community Connections aims to enrich the work lives of Vanderbilt staff As one of Tennessee’s largest employers, Vanderbilt is, in essence, a small city. More than 22,000 workers comprise this bustling community, which is service-minded, rich in creativity and culturally diverse. What better place to find kindred spirits, like-minded hobbyists, caring companions and potential mentors? But –...

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Medical Center Drive to be closed Saturday 6 a.m. to noon

Oct. 13, 2011—On Saturday, Oct. 15, from 6 a.m. until noon, Medical Center Drive between Pierce Ave. and Children’s Way will be partially obstructed by a crane. Traffic direction will be present to maintain flow of both north and south bound traffic. Contact: Billy Roberts, (615) 343-4443; Dennis Spann, (615) 322-3456

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Run for the Cure Sept. 17

Aug. 31, 2011—Proceeds go to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Out of the Deep

Aug. 1, 2011—A shark attack leads to a collaboration that could transform the lives of amputees It was an overcast June morning at Cap San Blas, Fla., and 16-year-old Craig Hutto had nothing but fishing on his mind. Situated about 50 miles south of Panama City on a peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico, the quiet beach...

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VUPD opens new communications command center

Jul. 26, 2011—The new 24-7 communications office will be available for emergency walk-up day or night.

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Au Bon Pain opens at Medical Center Plaza

Jun. 21, 2011—Vanderbilt's newest dining option is now open.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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