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Diagnostic Laboratory Services set for relocation, expansion

Oct. 13, 2021—Vanderbilt's Diagnostic Laboratory Services are undergoing a major relocation and expansion project.

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Physician, author, humanitarian Meador dies at 90

Oct. 13, 2021—Vanderbilt's Clifton Meador, MD, professor of Medicine, Emeritus, died Oct. 11. He was 90.

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Lecture details legacies of Levi Watkins, Vivien Thomas

Oct. 6, 2021—At Tuesday’s Levi Watkins Jr. MD Lecture, George C. Hill, PhD, delivered the keynote address, “Dr. Levi Watkins and Mr. Vivien Thomas: Memories and Lessons Learned from Two Outstanding Lives of Service.”

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Woodall named Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Affairs director

Sep. 30, 2021—Sarah Creekmore Woodall has been named director of Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Affairs.

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Valentine named Vice President for Allied Health Education

Sep. 9, 2021—Peggy Valentine, EdD, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as Vice President for Allied Health Education.

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Griffin, Sergent honored for their contributions to diversity, inclusion

Aug. 26, 2021—Marie Griffin, MD, MPH, and John Sergent, MD, were recognized for their contributions to diversity and inclusion during a portrait unveiling ceremony sponsored by the Office of Diversity Affairs.

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Educational journey begins for incoming VUSM students

Jul. 28, 2021—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine officially welcomed 96 first-year students to its ranks with its annual White Coat ceremony, held July 23.

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Pawlikowski named president of Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital

Jul. 27, 2021—Mary Pawlikowski, MA, MEd, interim vice president and chief operating officer for Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH), has been named as the hospital’s new president after having held the position of president on an interim basis since November 2020.

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Racial Equity Task Force releases initial recommendations

Jun. 21, 2021—The Racial Equity Taskforce created by Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine last summer has released 62 primary recommendations and 152 sub-recommendations around eight themes.

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Churchwell looking forward to transition, new challenges

May. 19, 2021—André Churchwell, MD, has worn many hats — literally and figuratively — during his 30-year association with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Vanderbilt mourns loss of pulmonary medicine pioneer Richard Light

May. 17, 2021—Richard Light, MD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care, died May 11 from injuries he sustained from a fall. He was 79.

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Goode, Hine receive 2021 Geoffrey David Chazen Faculty Award for Innovation in Medical Education

May. 17, 2021—Rachel Goode, MD, and Jeffrey Hine, MD, are the recipients of the 2021 Geoffrey David Chazen Faculty Award for Innovation in Medical Education.

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