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Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital Announce Leadership Changes

May. 12, 2020—Scott McCarver, MHA, Chief Operating Officer for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital, has taken the position of Chief Operating Officer at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH). Jim Hayman, MS, MBA, who has served as Chief Pharmacy Officer for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Clinics for the past 12 years, will serve as the hospital’s interim Chief Operating Officer.

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Erik Hess named new Chair of Department of Emergency Medicine

May. 7, 2020—Erik Hess, MD, MSc, professor and interim chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine, has been named the new chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He will join the faculty on July 1.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center announces plans for new Rutherford region hospital

Apr. 20, 2020—As part of a multi-year regional growth plan for the Vanderbilt Health system, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has filed a public notice with the State of Tennessee’s Health Services Development Agency and will seek approval to build a 48-bed, 154,000 square foot full service, acute care hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Vanderbilt Health scores with Nashville Soccer Club

Feb. 24, 2020—Nashville Soccer Club and Vanderbilt Health have announced a strategic, multi-year relationship that includes Vanderbilt Health becoming an official sponsor of Nashville SC and the team’s exclusive health care provider.

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Dmochowski named Interim Vice President for Perioperative Services

Jan. 14, 2020—Roger Dmochowski, MD, MMHC, has been named Interim Vice President for Perioperative Services for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).

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Michigan Medicine’s Dwyer named new President of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital

Jan. 9, 2020—Shon Dwyer, MBA, RN, executive director of Michigan Medicine’s (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center, has been named the new president of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH).

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Rothman to succeed Dittus as director of Institute for Medicine and Public Health

Jan. 7, 2020—Russell Rothman, MD, MPP, professor of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Health Policy, Ingram Professor of Integrative and Population Health, and Vice President for Population Health Research, has been named as the new director of the Institute for Medicine and Public Health (IMPH), and Senior Vice President for Population and Public Health.

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Nettles reappointed as chair of statewide planning and policy council

Dec. 30, 2019—Ari Nettles Reappointed as Chair of Statewide Planning and Policy Council

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Hickson named to new VUMC leadership roles

Dec. 19, 2019—Gerald Hickson, MD, Joseph C. Ross Professor of Medical Education and Administration, will assume new leadership and advisory roles with the Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy (CPPA) and the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network (VHAN), beginning Jan. 1, 2020.

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Rathmell named interim chair of Medicine

Dec. 5, 2019—W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, has been named as interim chair of the Department of Medicine in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Her appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2020.

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Committee appointed for Department of Emergency Medicine chair search

Oct. 30, 2019—A 15-member committee has been appointed to conduct a national search for Vanderbilt's new chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center mourns loss of Children’s Hospital leader

Oct. 18, 2019—VUMC mourns loss of Children's Hospital CEO, Luke Gregory

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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.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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