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Stephanie Jian receives vision science award from the University of California, Berkeley

Vanderbilt’s Stephanie Jian, OD, has been selected as a recipient of the inaugural Berkeley Optometry and Vision Science “40 under 40” award.

More work needed on plans of safe care for infants affected by maternal substance use

Vanderbilt research found that there is variability in practice for infants affected by maternal substance use driven by vague policy, challenges of cross-system collaboration and a lack of general knowledge about substance use disorder.

For VUMC materials management supervisor Kelvin Devane, surgical patients’ needs are top of mind

“I don’t know these people on the table having surgery, but it’s somebody’s dad, somebody’s mom, somebody’s child. I just want to help take care of them.”

Smiling young African girl with long curly hair wearing glasses while standing alone against a gray background

VUMC participates in national study to test eye drops for nearsightedness in children

A multi-institutional study found that low-dose atropine eyedrops, commonly used in a higher dose to treat lazy eye, was no better than a placebo at slowing myopia (nearsightedness) progression and elongation of the eye among children treated for two years.

McKinney appointed to Tennessee Emergency Medical Services Board

Vanderbilt LifeFlight’s Jared McKinney, MD, has been named by Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee to the state Emergency Medical Services Board.

VUMC receives $7 million award from PCORI to compare breathing tube sedation

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a $7 million, five-year funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to compare two sedatives used to place breathing tubes in the emergency department or intensive care unit.

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