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Watkins lecture to feature Howard‘s Taylor

Oct. 13, 2005—Howard University‘s Robert Taylor, M.D., Ph.D., is returning to Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a guest speaker for the Fourth Annual Levi Watkins Jr. Lecture on Diversity in Medical Education.

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VUSN’s Vine Hill Community Clinic Expanding Location and Hours to Meet Patient Demand

Oct. 12, 2005—The Vine Hill Community Clinic, operated by the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, is doubling its size and extending hours of operation to enhance patient care.

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VUSN‘s Vine Hill Community Clinic Expanding Location and Hours to Meet Patient Demand

Oct. 12, 2005—The Vine Hill Community Clinic, operated by the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, is doubling its size and extending hours of operation to enhance patient care.

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Vanderbilt cardiologist and biomedical engineering grad honored

Oct. 11, 2005—Dr. Andre' Lemont Churchwell, a Vanderbilt University cardiologist whose distinguished career has included extensive professional and community service and support for aspiring minority faculty, is the recipient of the 2005 Walter R. Murray Jr. Distinguished Alumnus Award.

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Vanderbilt Breast Center announces new clinic offering patients single-visit care

Oct. 7, 2005—When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, multiple clinic visits may begin to mount, along with questions that the patient wants answered sooner rather than later.

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Vanderbilt Medical Center reaches out to gay and lesbian community with print, television ads

Oct. 3, 2005—Vanderbilt University Medical Center will soon launch a series of print and television ads in an effort to reach out to Middle Tennessee's gay and lesbian community.

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A new weapon in the battle against HIV may come from an unusual source ó a small tropical frog

Sep. 29, 2005—Investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center reported this month in the Journal of Virology that compounds secreted by frog skin are potent blockers of HIV infection.

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September Vanderbilt Kennedy Center events include lecture by commissioner of the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, photo exhibit

Sep. 20, 2005—September offers several opportunities for members of the community to learn more about developmental disabilities, education and art at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development. The Kennedy Center is located at the corner of 21st Avenue South and Edgehill Avenue.

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NEW VANDERBILT BILL WILKERSON HEARING & SPEECH CENTER OPENS FOR PATIENTS

Sep. 16, 2005—After many years of planning and construction, the new Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center for hearing and Speech Sciences facility is open for patients. Located within the top five floors of Medical Center East — South Tower, on the Vanderbilt University Medical Center campus, the facility houses state-of-the-art services for adult and pediatric hearing and speech patients who come from throughout Middle Tennessee for the facility's specialized services.

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Vanderbilt continues to respond to victims of Hurricane Katrina

Sep. 9, 2005—A week after Vanderbilt University began admitting students displaced by Hurricane Katrina, approximately 100 students from Gulf Coast colleges and universities had registered for classes. Vanderbilt Medical Center now has treated more than 70 Gulf Coast evacuees, hospitalizing more than 20, and its LifeFlight reserve helicopter and fixed wing aircraft and their medical teams continue to assist in disaster relief and patient transport out of the region.

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight sends helicopter, nurse team to help with disaster relief, response

Sep. 6, 2005—Vanderbilt LifeFlight has dispatched its reserve helicopter and a medical team to Hattiesburg, Miss., to assist in disaster relief efforts after a call for assistance was made to Tennessee EMS officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Vanderbilt School of Nursing opens clinic for hurricane refugees now in Middle Tennessee

Sep. 6, 2005—In an effort to help displaced hurricane refugees from the Gulf Coast area, the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is holding a special clinic for hurricane victims needing health care at the Vine Hill Clinic on Tuesday and Thursday evenings to treat hurricane disaster refugees who have sought refuge in Middle Tennessee.

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