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Author: Kathy Whitney

Estrada to lead VUSM health equity education

Jan. 19, 2023—Lourdes Estrada, PhD, has been named assistant dean for Health Equity Education, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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Crow to headline Shade Tree Clinic benefit concert

Jan. 12, 2023—Sheryl Crow will headline a benefit concert for the Shade Tree Clinic on Feb. 15 in Langford Auditorium.

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Search committee for Department of Health Policy chair appointed

Dec. 27, 2022—A 14-member committee has been formed to conduct a national search for the new chair of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Department of Health Policy.

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Winkfield named to American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s national board of directors

Dec. 5, 2022—KarenWinkfield, MD, PhD, executive director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, has been named one of three new members of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s national board of directors.

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Lecture honors first executive director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance

Nov. 21, 2022—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance recently sponsored the Clifton K. Meador MD Inaugural Lectureship with Christopher Lathan, MD, MS, MPH, chief clinical access and equity officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, serving as keynote speaker.

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Watkins Lecture highlights diversity, equity, inclusion efforts

Oct. 27, 2022—The 21st annual Levi Watkins Jr. MD Lecture recognized the contributions of several Vanderbilt faculty, trainees and students who have made contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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VUMC’s Dewey receives two health care inspiration awards

Oct. 13, 2022—Vanderbilt's Charlene Dewey, MD, MEd, MACP, professor of Medical Education and Administration and director of the Center for Professional Health, recently received two inspiration awards for Women in Medicine month.

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Annual Levi Watkins Lecture to be Oct.18

Oct. 4, 2022—The annual Levi Watkins, Jr. MD Lecture will be held at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in 202 Light Hall. The recipients of this year’s Levi Watkins, Jr. MD Awards will also serve as the speakers for the event. The awardees will present how they have contributed to inclusive excellence within the VUMC community. The...

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Vinson named Senior Vice President for Diagnostic Laboratory Services

Sep. 29, 2022—David Vinson has been named Senior Vice President for Diagnostic Laboratory Services at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Vanderbilt mourns loss of physician-scientist van Eys

Sep. 26, 2022—Jan van Eys, MD, PhD, clinical professor of Pediatrics, emeritus, died Sept. 24.

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Medical student’s life saved by quick action of classmates

Sep. 22, 2022—Daniel Ragheb's Vanderbilt University School of Medicine classmates came to his rescue after Ragheb experienced sudden cardiac arrest while the group was playing basketball.

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Volunteers step up to help after Kentucky floods

Aug. 18, 2022—Volunteers from Vanderbilt's Shade Tree Clinic and the REMEDY organization stepped up to help residents in Kentucky following the devastating floods there.

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