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Rothman named to lead population health research efforts

Russell Rothman, M.D., MPP, professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Health Policy, chief of the Section of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, has been named assistant vice chancellor for Population Health Research.

Joint Commission survey highlights VUMC’s strengths

Thirteen surveyors from The Joint Commission (TJC), the independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States, visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center last week for an unannounced survey.

Dill named VUMC entertainment industry liaison

Stuart Dill, a 30-year veteran as an artist manager on Nashville’s Music Row, has been named Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s liaison with the entertainment industry, effective Aug. 4.

New freestanding birthing center to make debut Aug. 1

A freestanding birthing center, owned by Raleigh-based Baby+Company and staffed by certified nurse-midwives from the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), opens on West End Avenue on Aug. 1.

Vanderbilt researchers develop potential treatment to fight mosquito-borne chikungunya virus

In late 2013 the Caribbean had its first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. Today there have been almost 1.2 million cases in 44 countries or territories, including 177 cases in 31 U.S. States.

Vanderbilt mourns loss of former Radiology chair Kaye

Jeremy Kaye, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, died July 4 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was 75.

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